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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Ashoka

Identify and nurture social entrepreneurs working to transform the apparel industry through the "Fabric of Change" partnership.

ASPTA

Contributing to the strengthening of agroecological family farming value chains in the semi-arid region of Brazil through strategies to access markets and generate income in the Territory of Borborema (Paraíba State).

Associação Direitos Humanos em Rede - CONECTAS

Advocacy for best practices in combating forced labour and the protection of migrant workers.

Avina

Collaborative Advocacy Network (RAC) aiming to strengthen the capacity of Brazilian Civil Society Organisations to do advocacy connected to the causes of transparency and accountability, human rights, environmental protection and new business models.

Avina

Collaborative Advocacy Network (RAC) aiming to strengthen the capacity of Brazilian Civil Society Organisations to do advocacy connected to the causes of transparency and accountability, human rights, environmental protection and new business models.

Awaj Foundation

Empower women leaders in the apparel sector, through advanced training in negotiation and advocacy.

Awaj Foundation

Exchange of knowledge between the advocacy groups in Myanmar and Bangladesh on advocacy practices for women in garment industry.

Awaj Foundation

Empower workers to be able to negotiate, bargain and claim their rights at home and in the workplace to improve working conditions.

Azavea

Establish Long-Term Operations and Scale Use of the Open Apparel Registry (OAR).

Banco do Brasil Foundation

The main objective of this initiative is support the Social Technologies Award 2019. This award aims to identify, certify, reward and disseminate Social Technologies and Innovations to overcome challenges in rural organic production regarding two main categories: (i) Women and agroecological production (Gender lens); (ii) Community Governance and Organic Cotton (Rural community lens).

Bangladesh Apparel Exchange Ltd

Sponsorship of Bangladesh Fashionology Summit 2019

Bangladesh Center for Workers Solidarity

Create awareness around GBV in garments, empower women and factories to fight GBV and advocate for a legal framework against GBV in Bangladesh and a binding ILO Convention internationally.

Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST

Research proposal on compensation for workplace injuries and deaths.

Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)

Increase access for Bangladeshi garment workers to legal aid services and advocate for further legal reforms to protect their rights.

Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)

Empower individual workers, in particular women, to increase their voice and raise concerns before factory management and seek legal protection of their rights, thereby increasing access to justice.

Baobá Fund

Core support to develop organisational capacity on communications, leadership and safety/security.

Better Cotton Initiative

Support the Better Cotton Initiative in increased standards embedded in national legislation.

bioRe Foundation

Research and propagate high performing organic cotton seeds in India.

BRAC University

Support a pilot project to map all apparel factories in two sub-districts of Bangladesh.

BRAC USA

Map all RMG factories across all 20 garment-producing districts in Bangladesh, including direct and indirect exporters, subcontractors, and manufacturers.