In order to maintain our independence,
IDEAS only accepts unconditional
funding with no strings attached

Our Funding 2021-03-02T15:17:47+08:00

IDEAS is funded by donations and grants by individuals and organisations from both Malaysia and abroad. To maintain our independence, we only accept unconditional funding with no strings attached. For a list of donors and amounts donated, please see our Annual Report.

To learn more about our advocacy and research plans, read our prospectus here. If you are interested in financially supporting IDEAS and the work that we do contact:

Tricia Yeoh, Chief Executive Officer- T: +603 2070 8881/8882 | E:  tricia@ideas.org.my

Sanne Jansen, Director Fundraising & Partnerships – T: +60 11 1432 6605 | E: sanne@ideas.org.my

We are indebted to the following organisations for their financial support that enabled our launch in 2010:

  • Atlas Global Initiative for Free Trade, Peace and Prosperity
  • Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty
  • Greville Trust
  • International Policy Network

FUNDERS IN 2016 – 2020 (In alphabetical order)

  • A&A Charitable Trust (A&A)
  • Atlas Economic Research Foundation
  • British High Commission (BHC)
  • Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
  • Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF)
  • Global Facilities Management Sdn Bhd (GFM)
  • International Budget Partnership (IBP)
  • International Republican Institite (IRI)
  • Japan Tobacco International (JTI)
  • Lee Foundation
  •  National Endownment for Democracy (NED)
  • Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
  • OCBC Bank Berhad (OCBC)
  • Philip Morris International Inc.
  • Sanofi-Aventis (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
  • Yayasan Sime Darby (YSD)