IRRI and rice face many challenges- in the 21st century. Your generous support will make it possible for us to overcome these challenges and ensure there is never an empty bowl in Asia or around the world.

Donate now by credit card

Your secured donations via credit card will be processed by our partner, Give2Asia. Give2Asia is a U.S. 501(c)3 public charity that promotes and inspires philanthropy by delivering services that meet the needs of donors. Founded in 2001 by The Asia Foundation, Give2Asia serves 8,500 donors in the United States, resulting in over $130 million in charitable donor-advised giving for Asia.

Give2Asia allows U.S. donors maximum tax deductibility. Non-U.S. donors can also donate through this route.

Donate now by cheque

Cheques should be made payable to “The Foundation for the International Rice Research Institute (Hong Kong) Ltd.” and sent to: Room 303, 3/F, St. George's Building, 2 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong.

Donate now by direct bank deposit

Donations by direct bank deposit can be made in U.S. dollars or in your own currency.

The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, Ltd. (HSBC)
Account name: The Foundation for the International Rice Research Institute (Hong Kong) Ltd
Room 303, 3/F, St. George's Building
2 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong
Bank account numbers:
U.S. dollar: 078-235413-838
Hong Kong dollar: 078-235405-838
Bank address: Crocodile Centre,79, Hoi Yuen Road,Kwun Tong, Hong Kong
*Please email once you have made the transfer or call +852 81758345.

A partner you can trust

You can rest assured that every amount donated will be spent wisely and for maximum impact. IRRI is governed by a Board of Trustees, operates to audited international financial standards, and is an established and trusted partner of governments, NGOs, and donors across Asia and around the world.

The Institute is also a registered 501 (c) (3) charitable organization under U.S. law and a registered tax deductible charity in the Philippines and the IRRI Foundation is a registered charity in Hong Kong.

Ways to give

The best way to give depends on your goals and interests. We are dedicated to helping you find the gift method that best suits your personal goals. Our staff will work with you in confidence to discuss your preferences.

You can choose whether your gift will be used to help IRRI meet immediate or mid-term goals, or whether it's left in perpetuity through an endowment. Contact the IRRI Foundation to find out more.

1. Monetary gifts

Can be made by check or bank transfer. Checks should be made payable to the Foundation for the International Rice Research Institute (Hong Kong) Limited.

2. Planned gifts

Provide regular support to IRRI's research over the long term.

3. Gifts of securities

Includes stocks, mutual funds, and bonds.

4. Gifts of real property

Can include land, farms, personal residences, and rental and commercial property as well as art and antiques.

5. Pledges

Promise a gift and make payments over time. Pledges enable you to give more generously than what you could through a single contribution. Payments can be made in the form of cash or regular bank transfers, in securities, or in other types of assets. You can pay over a period of up to five years in annual, semi-annual, or quarterly installments, with payments to begin at your convenience.

6. Create your own gift fund

The most appropriate fund for your own personal goals.