Government Funders


  • African Climate Foundation
  • BHP Foundation
  • Canada Life
  • Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Manitoba Chapter (CPAWS Manitoba)
  • ClimateWorks Foundation
  • Community Foundations of Canada
  • Environment Funders Canada
  • European Climate Foundation
  • Ford Foundation
  • International Sustainable Energy Foundation
  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • KR Foundation
  • Laudes Foundation
  • McConnell Foundation
  • Peter Gilgan Foundation
  • Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation
  • St. Gallen Endowment for Prosperity Through Trade
  • Stichting Klimaatvriendelijk Aanbesteden
  • Stichting SED Fund
  • The Meliore Foundation (FUP)
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • The Winnipeg Foundation
  • Trottier Family Foundation
  • Wawanesa Insurance
  • Windward Fund

International and Intergovernmental Organizations

  • Asian Development Bank
  • CARE Germany
  • European Commission
  • Global Center for Adaptation
  • Helvetas - Andes Resilientes
  • Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
  • International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
  • International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN)
  • ISEAL Alliance
  • L'Institute de la Francophonie pour le Developpement Durable (IFDD)
  • ODI
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • Société de coopération pour le développement international (SOCODEVI)
  • World Bank Group

United Nations / UN Agencies

  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
  • United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA)
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
  • United Nations Office for Project Services
  • United Nations Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment (UN-SPBF)


  • Abt Associates Inc
  • Adelphi Consult GmbH
  • Alinea International LTD.
  • Cowater UK Limited
  • ETH Zurich University
  • Royal Bank of Canada

The above list is based on funding totaling CAD 10,000 and above.

To see a list of IISD Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) funders please visit their supporters page