Donation and Grant History
2013-2018: EU Horizon 2020

The Wikirate Project - Crowdsource Better Companies

WikiRate.org was funded initially by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement no. 609897, which granted funds to each of the partners involved in building the platform at wikirate.org. The grant period was from October 2013 to March 2017. More details about this grant are available on CORDIS

ChainReact - Making Supplier Networks Transparent, Understandable and Responsive

WikiRate secured a second grant through European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement no. 687967 for its role in ChainReact as part of the European Commission CAPS initiative, for the period January 2016 to December 2018. More information about this grant can be found at chainreact.org and on CORDIS. The final grant payment was made in 2019.

2018

On December 10th 2018, through its participation in the 'zImpact – Accelerator for supply chain transparency' WikiRate e.V. received a corporate donation from Zalando SE. This is in support of WikiRate's work on Supply Chain Transparency.

2019

In 2019, WikiRate’s founder Philipp Hirche made donations to the WikiRate Project in support of the organisation’s programs and the general maintenance of the WikiRate.org platform.

On November 19th 2019, WikiRate e.V. and the Minderoo Foundation entered into a grant and collaboration agreement for the Modern Slavery Act research project. As part of this agreement, WikiRate is receiving financial support from the Minderoo Foundation. 

On December 4th 2019, Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) contracted WikiRate e.V. to design and develop of the back-end for their Transparency Tool, also known as Fashion Checker.

2020

On March 23rd 2020, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) contracted WikiRate e.V. to measure the uptake of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas.

On November 4th 2020, WikiRate e.V. and the Minderoo Foundation renewed the grant and collaboration agreement for the Modern Slavery Act research project. As part of this agreement, WikiRate is receiving financial support from the Minderoo Foundation. 

2021

On January 18th 2021, Humanity United (HU) contracted WikiRate e.V. to assess how to overcome the barriers that are preventing the labor rights community access to more useful and impactful open data. 

On January 25th 2021, WikiRate e.V. received financial support from the Freedom Fund.

On February 1st 2021, NLnet and WikiRate e.V. entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost the usability of the WikiRate platform and improve the code’s replicability, making it more accessible. As part of this collaboration, WikiRate is receiving financial support.

On June 7th 2021, WikiRate e.V. and Laudes Foundation entered into a grant agreement to host Fashion Revolution data on WikiRate, so it can be combined with other datasets and analyses, thus scaling its uptake, reach and impact to a larger and more diverse audience. As part of this agreement, WikiRate is receiving financial support.

On August 12th 2021, BHRRC and WikiRate entered into a partnership agreement to create an open, standardised, online database of tea production facilities and their affiliations with transnational buyers and producers, based on voluntary disclosures of supplier data. As part of this agreement, WikiRate is receiving financial support.