The development of Global Signbank has been made possible with contributions from the following organisations:
- Netherlands Organisation of Scientific Research (NWO), grants no. 360-70-500 and 277-70-014.
- Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
- University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN)
The logo for Global Signbank was developed by Chinese artist SUN Qian. In the video below, she explains in international sign how the logo came about.