Our Funders

The Alliance for Science is a global communications initiative based at the Boyce Thompson Institute, an independent nonprofit research institute affiliated with Cornell University. Our primary source of support is the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. We also receive grants and donations from numerous entities and individuals, with those contributing $1,000 or more listed below:

American Endowment Foundation

Winkler Family Foundation

Ian Gazard


Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research

John Hilliard

The Triad Foundation

John Crary

Peter Davies

US Department of Agriculture

Fred Behringer

Jessica Anson

Sarah Butcher

Cornell Sathguru Foundation for Development

William Thompson

Growing More Opportunities

Stanley Wiegand

Robin Abrams

Bruce Fraley