At iRAP’s heart is a commitment to a spirit of cooperation between organisations involved in making roads safe. iRAP works closely with automobile associations, governments, funding agencies, research institutes and other non-government community organisations to ensure that projects benefit from broad support and diverse expertise. iRAP is extremely grateful for the support of all our partners.


Our lifesaving work is only possible through the great generosity of key donors and supporters. 

The FIA Foundation provides core funding for the programme and ensures the iRAP core methodology and tools are freely available worldwide.
The Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) has funded initiatives and projects that have supported the development of iRAP and update of the iRAP methodology worldwide.
3M provides funding support for Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) as a Programme Partner.
Prudence Foundation provides funding support for Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) as a Programme Partner.
FedEx provided funding that enabled the creation of the iRAP Partner Portal and Resources for RAPs and supported IndiaRAP.

iRAP also benefits greatly from the goodwill of many other individuals and research organisations around the world who are committed to saving lives through safer roads. 

iRAP welcomes the opportunity to discuss opportunities for donors to support its life saving work. 

We welcome donations that support our work. 

Development partners

iRAP’s work is supported by a range of influential key development and policy partners with whom we have agreements and project level partnerships in place. Their leadership and support is invaluable in enabling our life saving safer roads projects to become a reality.

The World Bank

Asian Development Bank

International Transport Forum

    European Bank of Reconstruction and Development

FIA Foundation

Millennium Challenge Corporation

European Union

Inter-American Development Bank

World Health Organisation


United Nations


Centres of Excellence

iRAP’s protocols and models benefit from the evidence-based research undertaken by world leading road safety research experts. The Centres of Excellence are peak organisations that demonstrate excellence in road safety engineering and are focused on activities for the public good.

Being an iRAP Centre of Excellence is an opportunity offered to only a select few research institutions. Centres of Excellence are selected for their calibre, recognized global status and relevance. There are no fees associated with being an iRAP Centre of Excellence.


OrganisationCountryVisit website
National Transport Research Organisation -
Chulalongkorn University (Chula)
Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, University of Zagreb (FPZ)
Korea Transport Institute (KOTI)South
Labtrans (UFSC)
Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS)
Mexican Institute of Transportation (El Instituto Mexicano del Transporte) (IMT)
MRI GlobalUnited States of
Research Institute of Highway (RIOH)

Star Rating for Schools (SR4S)

The Lead Partners are world-leading NGO’s involved in school road safety that have supported SR4S development.

AIP Foundation
Child Health Initiative
                      Safe Kids Worldwide
Eastern Alliance for Safe and Sustainable Transport (EASST)
Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety
                Youth for Road Safety (YOURS)
Federation Internationale de L’Automobile (FIA)
Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP)
                   World Resources Institute

Fundación Gonzalo Rodríguez
International Road Federation (IRF)


iRAP is a member of several organisations and initiatives that support the promotion of safer roads.


iRAP holds Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council
iRAP is a member of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration
iRAP is a member of the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety
iRAP is a member of the World Road Association (PIARC)
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The International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) is a Registered Charity with UN ECOSOC Consultative Status.
iRAP is registered in England and Wales under company number 05476000
Charity number 1140357

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