Friends and Sponsors

Friends and Sponsors

Funding Timeline

The development of GlobaLeaks into a sustainable product was made possible by grants from a number of programs and  institutions.

2011
GlobaLeaks 0.1 received funding from USAID Serbia
2012
GlobaLeaks 2.0 was funded with $108,400 by the Open Technology Fund under the Freedom2Connect program;
2013
The project was able to survive with few donations and a lot of volunteer work done by its core members;
2014
Hermes Center was awarded €200.000 by the Hivos Foundation for Project Deployments of Whistleblowing Initiatives in the Global South;
2014
GlobaLeaks project was funded with $234,000 by the Open Technology Fund in order to develop a new Roadmap from Q3/2014 up to Q1/2016 for which all progress reports are publicly available;
2014
Transparency International Italy started up its AntiCorruption Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre (ALAC) with the Hermes Center as a technical partner thanks to a contribution of €6.000 European grant
2016
In 2016, the Hermes Center board decided to incorporate a social enterprise, named Whistleblowing Solutions Impresa Sociale S.r.l.. to sustain the GlobaLeaks project;
2016
The project received a grant of $108.000 for 18 months by The Open Technology Fund;
2017
Hermes Center was awarded an R&D grant of €11.200 by the Lush Digital Fund, a program created out of a collaboration between Access Now and Lush;
2018
Hermes Center was awarded a grant of €10.000 by the Lush Digital Fund supporting WhistleblowingPa and GlobaLeaks campaigning costs
2019
The Hermes Center received €41.000 from Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to support R&D and an on-site mission to develop a secure whistleblowing system for the anti-corruption authority of Madagascar (BIANCO);
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