We are a not-for-profit organisation and depend on grants and philanthropic gifts. The Foundation is grateful to all the individuals, organisations and governments whose financial support in 2017 made its work possible. We thank our funding partners for their commitment to creating fairer, more peaceful and prosperous communities.


Amersi FoundationBill & Melinda Gates FoundationDanish International Development AgencyEuropean CommissionFinnish GovernmentMAP (Macro Advisory Partner)Mo Ibrahim FoundationOne Young WorldWorld Bank GroupGovernment of SwitzerlandEmbassy of NetherlandsNorwegian Ministry of Foreign AffairsOpen Society FoundationsPSFSkoll FoundationSwedish PostcodeRobert Bosch Stiftung

Private Donors

H. E. Zahedi ArdeshirBeike International (HK) LimitedFrançoise DemoleBanque Pictet & CIE SAHenri WientjesJenö Staehelin


The Foundation depends heavily on its professional relationships and partnerships for much of its effectiveness. Its achievements in 2017 would not have been possible without the technical support provided by the following partners:

The Carter CenterThe EldersGlobal Commission on Drug PolicyGraduate Institute GenevaICTJIDPCIFESIDEAInterpeaceJCINDIUnited Nations FoundationWFP

The Foundation collaborates with other organisations to share costs and benefit from economies of scale. It operates on a modest overall annual budget; for the fiscal year 2017, its annual expenditure was CHF 3.575 million.