Our Donors

Our Donors

Our work is made possible with the generous financial support we receive from a range of governments, institutions,
and non-governmental organizations around the globe.
We are deeply grateful for this support.

BMW, BASF, Samsung SDI, and Samsung Electronics

BMW, BASF, Samsung SDI, and Samsung Electronics are funding the Cobalt for Development project which aims to sustainably improve the living and working conditions of people employed in the artisanal cobalt sector and surrounding communities. The project is being implemented at a pilot mine in Democratic Republic of Congo by GIZ, in collaboration with IMPACT and Good Shepherd International Foundation/Bon Pasteur Kolwezi.


Dell provides funding for the business skills training component of our Artisanal Mining Women’s Empowerment Credit & Savings (AFECCOR) project.

European Union

The European Union funds our work to increase the production and trade of responsible gold in in Côte d’Ivoire through our Just Gold project.

GIZ (The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit)

GIZ funds our work in Côte d’Ivoire and supports sensitization of Ivorian stakeholders on formalization and due diligence implementation in the artisanal gold sector.

Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada funds our work in the Great Lakes region including research, developing innovative systems, and engagement with stakeholders through the Building Responsible Mineral Supply Chains in Africa’s Great Lakes Region program. This includes funding for our work with the International Conference on the Great Lakes region to advance certification and due diligence implementation applicable to 3Ts and gold, support to civil society including COSOC-GL, development of the Just Gold project, promotion of women’s rights, as well as environmental stewardship in artisanal gold mine sites.

MONUSCO and the Office of the Special Envoy to the Secretary General for the Great Lakes Region of Africa

The Just Gold project is receiving logistical support from the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO).

Netherlands Enterprise Agency/European Partnership for Responsible Minerals

The European Partnership for Responsible Minerals funds our Artisanal Mining Women’s Empowerment Credit & Savings (AFECCOR) project.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development (OECD)

IMPACT is partnering with Development International to develop a monitoring and evaluation framework for the OECD that measures the implementation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas.

Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs funds our work to provide leadership and capacity building to women artisanal miners in Democratic Republic of Congo through the Women of Peace project.

Tungsten Industry- Conflict Minerals Council

The Tungsten Industry Conflict Minerals Council provides funding for our work to transform how natural resources are managed in areas where security and human rights are at risk.