Big ideas to
transform the industry

We fund initiatives that have the potential to create long-term change. Click through the list of our current grants to see more.

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Action for Social Advancement

Improve farmer livelihoods through organic cotton production in Madhya Pradesh, India.

Action for Social Advancement

Manage the Organic Cotton and Fairtrade Secretariat in Madhya Pradesh, India.

Action for Social Advancement

Expansion of organic cotton in the tribal region of Madhya Pradesh with key emphasis on value chain integration of producers through producers collectives.

Aga Khan Foundation

Transition of marginal, tribal farmers to organic cotton production in Madhya Pradesh, India.

Aga Khan Foundation

Provide loans from a community-managed fund to smallholder cotton farmers in India to install dip irrigation units for improving water use efficiency.

Aga Khan Foundation

Promote Better Cotton production practices using water efficient farming techniques.

American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences (AIR)

Assess the socio-economic impact of three cotton cultivation systems - BCI, conventional and organic cotton on smallholders in Madhya Pradesh, India.

bioRe Foundation

Research and propagate high performing organic cotton seeds in India.

Breakthrough

Core support for Breakthrough.

Breakthrough

Build a response system to tackle sexual harassment and gender based violence in the workplace within the apparel supply chain.

China Labour Bulletin (CLB)

Strengthen workers’ bargaining power by anchoring unions within garment factories in Karnataka, supporting regular and constructive collective bargaining processes, empowering women leaders and sharing experiences with other organisations working on similar goals.

China Labour Bulletin (CLB)

Build the foundation for effective dialogue on labour in Asia, through south-south solidarity.

Freedom Fund

Implement a comprehensive hot-spot approach to eliminate bonded and child labour from the spinning mills of Tamil Nadu, India.

Freedom Fund

Implement the multi-partner hotspot approach to eliminate child labour from the fashion supply chain in Jaipur (Rajasthan).

Freedom Fund

Conduct a feasibility study to establish a large-scale, comprehensive initiative to address forced labour in Tamil Nadu.

Goodweave

Implementation of Phase II in the initiative to End Forced & Child Labour in Apparel & Fashion Jewellery Supply Chains (Home Based Workers).

GoodWeave

Pilot a market-driven approach to eliminate child labour in the homeworker sector in India.

Jan Sahas

Address forced and child labour in an effort to eliminate it in the cotton supply chain in Madhya Pradesh, India.

Kabil Professional Services Private Limited

Research on identifying appropriate institutional structures for farmer collectives in India to manage community financing mechanisms.

OnionDev Technologies Pvt Ltd

Provide a voice-based social media platform to enable worker organisations in India to reach greater numbers of workers, enable knowledge exchange and opportunities for collective effort.