More than 20 foreign and in-country donors were provided financial support for a number of projects since inception of AAS in 1989. The donors are USAID/PRIP/PACT, Development Service Center (DSC), ASSP/DFID, CARE Bangladesh, IRRI/EU, CABI (UK), PETRRA/IRRI/DFID, GROS (Belgium), IRRI/BMGF, Rutgers University/BMGF, PRICE/USAID, IFPRI, Ispahani Bio-tech, RDC/DFID, PROVA/CIMMYT/ University of Wales (UK), PRISM/UNDP, MSC, EAL etc. The major project activity-wise list of donors for last 9 years is available in a profile of AAS.

Currently, more than 10 donors have been providing financial support for a number of projects and they are HarvestPlus, IDA, CIMMYT, IFDC, Walmart Foundation, Access Agriculture (AA), MEAS, IRRI, RDC, IFPRI, Agro Insight (AI) and CABI.