Partners are vital to our work at the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW). Our institutional expertise complements a diverse array of partner organizations including foundations, multilateral and bilateral institutions, nongovernmental organizations and corporations. Here are some of the current and past partners that collaborate with us to improve the lives of women and girls around the world.


Ford Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Nike Foundation

NoVo Foundation

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

United Nations Foundation

Multilateral and Bilateral Institutions

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)




U.K. Department for International Development (DFID)

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

World Bank

International Nongovernmental Organizations

Ashoka Changemakers


Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)

Family Care International

Pact International

Women Deliver

Women's World Banking

Nongovernmental Organizations

Addis Continental Institute of Public Health, Ethiopia

Institute for Social and Development Studies, Vietnam

Instituto Promundo, Brazil

Lawyers Collective Women's Rights Initiative, India

Rwandan Women Community Development Network

Tostan, Senegal

Uganda Land Alliance

Women in Law and Development in Africa, Tanzania

Corporate Social Responsibility

ExxonMobil Foundation

Gap Inc.

Goldman Sachs Charitable Foundation

Levi Strauss Foundation


Tibotec, Inc.

ViiV Healthcare

Research Institutions

Kenya Medical Research Institute

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Medical Research Council of South Africa

RTI International

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

University of California, San Francisco

University of Connecticut