Current grants

In 2011 the Foundation supported 47 initiatives in more than 17 countries including Belgium, China, Costa Rica, Columbia, France, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Netherlands, Nigeria, Paraguay, the UK, Uruguay and the US.

Among the initiatives supported were campaigns against land grabbing, genetically modified seeds and organisms, greenwashing, food commodity speculation, corporate-driven free trade agreements, market-based 'solutions' to the environmental crisis (carbon and biodiversity credits and offsets, water privatisation, etc.), shale gas and the excessive political power of corporations. Other campaigns supported by the Foundation focused on defending the rights of rural communities, democratic control of common goods (land, water, food, forests), improving transparency around lobbying, regulation of financial markets, legal accountability of corporations as well as progressive media projects.


In 2010 the Foundation supported 41 initiatives in more than 19 countries including Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Paraguay, the US, Nigeria, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Palestine, Greece, Spain, France, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the UK, India, Indonesia and Japan.

Among the initiatives supported were campaigns to strengthen the sustainability and political rights of rural communities, to strengthen progressive social movements, for food sovereignty, climate justice, alternatives to water privatisation, corporate accountability; and campaigns against genetically modified seeds, unsustainable agrofuels production, harmful free trade negotiations and agreements, excessive corporate lobbying power, unregulated financial speculation (also on food commodities), land grabbing, ecosystems commodification and other causes of climate change and biodiversity destruction.


In 2009 the Foundation supported 41 initiatives in more than 20 countries, including Belgium, Denmark, France, Haiti, Indonesia, Mexico, Mozambique, Paraguay, Spain, Turkey, Uruguay, the UK and the US.

Among the initiatives supported were campaigns against genetically modified seeds, unsustainable agrofuel production, harmful free trade negotiations and other causes of accelerating climate change, as well as campaigns for people-centred regulation of financial markets, corporate accountability and lobby transparency, and alternatives to water privatisation.