Who supports us

Transparency International receives funding from a number of different sources including governments, foundations, the private sector and individuals.

We value all contributions to our work and would like to express our sincere gratitude to the following institutions, companies and generous individuals who have donated in 2015 to the Transparency International Secretariat.

It is Transparency International’s policy to list all donations over €1,000 and publicly disclose these. All donations over €1,000 to the Transparency International Secretariat can be found in our Audited Financial Reports. Below a list of donors is provided which supported the secretariat with contributions exceeding €10,000 in 2015.

Government agencies

Multilateral institutions


Corporate sector

  • Ernst & Young
  • Shell International B.V
  • Siemens AG (Siemen’s Integrity Fund)
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • Warburg Pincus, LLC

Other organisations and institutions

Individuals contributing €1,000 or more in 2014

Detlev Elsner, Rolf Hellenbrand, Soren Fabian Heupel, Johann Peter Jessen, Patrick Kinsch, Giovanna Longo, Gregory Thomas, Johannes Wery

Pro bono recognition

We extend our gratitude to the many individuals and organisations that provided voluntary, pro bono, and in-kind services, in particular Dow Jones Factiva and Microsoft for their generosity. We greatly value the pro bono legal assistance to Transparency International secretariat and/or Transparency International chapters facilitated by pro bono clearinghouses Advocates for International Development (A4ID), TrustLaw of the Thomson Reuters Foundation, PILnet the Global Network for Public Interest Law, Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, and International Senior Lawyers Project;  and provided by Covington and Burling, ORRICK, Gibson Dunn, Arnold & Porter, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, throughout 2015.