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.


Apple provides funding for our Just Gold project.

Artisanal Gold Council

Artisanal Gold Council is the project lead promoting formalization and best-practices in artisanal and small-scale mining in Peru and Indonesia. The AGC funds our contribution, providing technical guidance to implement a gender strategy into the two projects.

Carleton University/International Development Research Centre

Carleton University is the project lead for Women in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Central and East Africa. The university funds our contribution toward ground-breaking research on women’s economic roles in the artisanal mining sector in the Great Lakes region. This project is part of the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) program, which is jointly funded by the UK’s Department for International Development, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and Canada’s International Development Research Centre.


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 improve diamond governance, which includes support to the Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition as well as research and activities in West Africa.

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.

Tetra Tech/USAID

Tetra Tech collaborated with us to expand the Just Gold project in the Democratic Republic of Congo with funding from USAID’s Capacity Building for Responsible Minerals Trade (CBRMT) 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.

United Nations Environment Programme

The Just Gold project in Democratic Republic of Congo receives technical environmental assistance from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).