Future Earth, including its Secretariat based in five Global Hubs and seven Regional Centres and Offices and its National Structures, is funded by a range of private and public foundations, government agencies, universities and other groups.

Future Earth Year 1 expenses

Total funding for the five global hubs of Future Earth year 1 (April 2015 to March 2016) was 4.6 million USD.

Future Earth would like to thank the following funders for their generous contributions in supporting research for global sustainability. This is a partial list of our funders and will be updated on an ongoing basis:

Montreal Global Hub Funders

  • Fond de Recherche du Québec
  • Montréal International
  • Concordia University
  • Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS)
  • McGill University
  • Ouranos
  • Polytechnique
  • Réseau des Universités du Québec (UQ)
  • Université Laval
  • Université de Montréal
  • Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
  • Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR)
  • Ministère des Relations Internationales du Québec
  • City of Montréal
  • Dentons

Swedish Global Hub Funders

  • The Swedish Ministry of Environment (via Swedish Research Council, FORMAS)
  • The Swedish Ministry of Higher Education and Research (via the Swedish Research Council Vetenskapsrådet)
  • The Erling-Persson Family Foundation
  • European Space Agency

Paris Global Hub Funders

  • Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)
  • Ministère de l'Education nationale, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche (MENESR)
  • Alliance Nationale pour la Recherche en Environnement (AllEnvi)
  • Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR)

Japan Global Hub Funders

  • Science Council of Japan
  • The University of Tokyo
  • National Institute for Environmental Studies
  • Research Institute of Humanity and Nature
  • Kyoto University
  • Keio University
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency/Research Institute of Science and Technology for Society
  • AEON Environmental Foundation

Colorado Global Hub Funders

  • U.S. Global Change Research Program
  • U.S. National Science Foundation
  • Colorado State University
  • University of Colorado
  • MacArthur Foundation
  • Wilburforce Foundation
  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • NOMIS Foundation

Regional Centre Funders

  • The Royal Society of Great Britain (Europe)
  • The British Academy (Europe)
  • University of East Anglia (Europe)
  • The Cyprus Institute/Republic of Cyprus (MENA)
  • Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (Asia)
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency/Research Institute of Science and Technology for Society

National contributors to the funding of global operations

  • Austria (Federal Ministry for Science, Research & Economy)
  • Finland (Council of Finnish Academies)
  • Mexico (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia Y Tecnologia, CONACYT)
  • Norway (The Research Council of Norway)
  • Slovak Republik (Academy of Sciences)
  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Japan)

National Committee Funders

  • Tallinn University (Estonia)
  • Council of Finnish Academies (Finland)
  • Maj and Tor Nessling Foundation (Finland)
  • University of Helsinki Division of Atmospheric Sciences (Finland)
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG (Germany)
  • Royal Irish Academy (Ireland)
  • Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
  • Research Council of Norway (Norway)
  • University of Oslo (Norway)
  • Romanian Academy (Romania)
  • Korean Academy of Science and Technology (in-kind contributor, Korea)
  • National Academy of Sciences (in-kind contributor, Korea)
  • Chinese Academy of Science and Technology (in-kind contributor, China)