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.

How to become a Partner


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

Bangladesh Center for Workers Solidarity

Empower workers, especially female workers, to use social media as a tool to organise and raise their collective voice.

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.

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.


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

Brazil Foundation/Womanity Foundation

Create an online platform that maps and analyses the ecosystem of initiatives aimed at women’s empowerment and gender justice.

Brazilian Institute for National Pact to Eradicate Slave Labour

Supporting consolidation of the structure of InPACTO.


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


Adapt HerRespect curriculum for use in India, and partner with the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) to mobilise manufacturers to prevent gender based violence.


Expand transparency information in north and southeast Asia to reduce environmental impacts of the apparel supply chain.


Develop and pilot tools to effectively monitor and measure the impact of their activities on gender equality and women's empowerment in supply chains.


Develop a study on the feasibility of a labour arbitration transparency mechanism.

Business and Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC)

Support Cambodian civil society organisations to work together defend garment workers' rights.

Business and Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC)

Scale up of Business & Human Rights Resource Centre’s efforts to transform the global apparel industry, through concerted action to protect labour rights, improve working conditions, and eradicate forced and child labour.

CAMI - Migrant Support and Pastoral Centre

 Empower immigrants and their families, in particular involving sewing workshops and informal work activities in the garment sector.


Support a collaborative campaign to drive the production of sustainable viscose for the apparel industry.


Support CanopyStyle to engage with brands and viscose producers, and look for alternative sources of fibre to support circular economy initiatives.

Care USA

Educate women workers and unions on how to use data as a basis for negotiation to improve working conditions in Indonesian apparel factories.