GRIPP is primarily funded by the Gosling Foundation, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
The Gosling Foundation is a registered private Canadian Foundation. Its interests include environmental education with particular emphasis in developing appreciation and awareness of nature to prompt its protection. The foundation supports scientifically determined conservation priorities and actions to restore, protect, and ensure a flourishing biosphere.
GRIPP research is focused on conservation of North American endemic and endangered plant species and crops of economic importance