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Who Supports Us

Secure and diverse funding enables Transparency International to undertake its vital work, maintain its independence and reputation, and operate effectively.

We value all contributions to our work and would like to express our sincere gratitude to the institutions, companies and generous individuals who supported the Transparency International secretariat in 2021.

How we’re funded

We receive funding from a range of donors, including government agencies, multilateral institutions, foundations, the private sector and individuals. Funding may be unrestricted or tied to specific projects or programmes.

It is our policy to accept funding – whether monetary or in kind – from any donor, provided that acceptance does not impair our independence to pursue our mission or endanger our integrity and reputation. For more information, refer to our donations policy.

Who funds us

The income of the secretariat is predominantly provided by institutional donors, with government agencies and multilateral donors contributing 82 per cent of the funds for 2021.

2021 Funding sources

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Full list of donors

It is our policy to list all donations over €1,000 and publicly disclose these. Below is a list of donors that supported the secretariat (including Transparency International EU, Friends of Transparency International and the International Anti-Corruption Conference) with contributions exceeding €1,000 in 2021.

Further information is available in our audited financial reports.

Government agencies

Multilateral institutions

Foundations and trusts

Corporate donors

  • Siemens AG (Siemens Integrity Initiative)
  • Velik AB

Coalition partners

Other donors

We would also like to warmly recognise all our individual contributors and other donors, who support our work in the fight against corruption.

  • Patrick Glennie*
  • Rolf Hellenbrand*
  • Johann P Jessen*
  • Giovanna Longo*
  • Nicolas Nemery*

*Permission to publish name received