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Stockholm International Water Institute -- Stockholm Water Prize 2015

posted Apr 9, 2014, 2:28 PM by Jan Laarman

The Stockholm Water Prize is awarded annually for outstanding achievements supporting the availability, conservation, and protection of the world’s water resources. The award is open to individuals and organizations of any nationality whose work contributes broadly to the conservation and protection of water resources. The Stockholm Water Prize consists of an award of US$150 thousand and a crystal sculpture. The deadline for nominations is 25 September 2014. Link

Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water -- Awards 2016.

posted Mar 31, 2014, 5:15 AM by Jan Laarman

The 7th cycle of the Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water announces one creativity prize and four specialized prizes. The Creativity Prize of one million Saudi riyals (US$266 thousand) is for pioneering and innovative research in any water-related field. The four specialized prizes are each US$133 thousand for research in surface water; groundwater; alternative water (e.g., desalinization, wastewater treatment, etc.); and water management and protection. Candidates for the Creativity Prize are identified through external nominations. Candidates for the specialized prizes are self-nominated. The deadline for nominations is 31 December 2015. Link

European Commission (EC) -- Support to Local Authorities in Senegal to Manage Wastes

posted Mar 12, 2014, 10:11 AM by Jan Laarman

The EC will support local governments in Senegal to address pollution created by solid wastes. Eligibility for funding extends to local governments and associations in Senegal and in EU countries for grants of €250 thousand to €350 thousand, subject to cost shares. Reference EuropeAid/135496/DD/ACT/SN. The closing date is 21 April 2014. Link

Kurita Water and Environment Foundation – Water Research Grants 2014

posted Mar 12, 2014, 9:38 AM by Jan Laarman

The KWEF makes grants in Asian countries for water research at universities, colleges, and research institutes. Research topics include technologies to conserve and restore rivers, lakes, and other water resources – among other themes. Grants are up to 500 thousand yen per project per year. Applicants are preferably under age 40. Each applicant should have a Japanese adviser in Japan or in the researcher’s home country.  The application period is 01 April through 15 May 2014.  Link

TRAID (Textile Recycling for Aid and International Development) -- Funding in 2014

posted Feb 20, 2014, 1:59 PM by Jan Laarman

TRAID raises funds from the collection, reuse, and resale of unwanted textiles for international projects. In the current funding round, TRAID is committing £400 thousand for projects that address exploitation and environmental damage in the textile supply and production chain. The deadline for concept notes is 12 March 2014. Link

Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) -- Grants for Research Projects 2014

posted Feb 10, 2014, 6:24 AM by Jan Laarman

WIOMSA makes grants for all subject areas of marine science and technology, with preference for priority topics within the development plans of WIO's member states. There are three categories of grants: national research (MARG-I); regional and international research and exchange (MARG-II); and travel support for international meetings (NARG-III). Grants in MARG-I are to individual scientists for grants up to US$6 thousand for one year (renewable), with an application deadline of 14 March 2014. Link

Swiss Re -- Leadership Prize in Watershed Management, Developing and Emerging Countries

posted Feb 10, 2014, 5:41 AM by Jan Laarman

The International ReSource Award for Sustainable Watershed Management is a prize for leadership in implementing sustainable watershed management in developing and emerging countries. The prize money is US$150 thousand allocated to one or more projects.  Eligibility for the Award extends to NGOs, private organizations, scientific and public institutions, and similar bodies.  The application deadline is 30 April 2014.  Link

UK Government -- Research on Groundwater for the Poor in Sub-Saharan Africa

posted Jan 20, 2014, 2:39 PM by Jan Laarman

Three agencies of the UK government (DFID, NERC, and ESRC) are partners to support international research that combines social and natural sciences to enable sustainable use of groundwater for the benefit of the poor in Sub-Saharan Africa (UPGro). Consortium proposals are invited for funding of up to £1·9 million for projects of up to four years.The closing date for outline proposals is 03 March 2014. Link

King Baudouin Foundation -- Elisabeth and Amélie Fund for Water Management 2014

posted Jan 20, 2014, 1:39 PM by Jan Laarman

The Elisabeth and Amélie Fund makes grants in support of sustainable and equitable water management in countries of the Southern Hemisphere. Grants are made to organizations in Belgium that work with local partners in the developing countries. The application deadline is 15 April 2014. Link

International Riverfoundation -- Riverprize Awards 2014

posted Jan 20, 2014, 1:31 PM by Jan Laarman

The International, Australian, and European river prizes are awarded to outstanding projects in river management. The Prize has a cash component plus a twinning component. Nominations are accepted for programs and projects in river restoration, management of river water quality, pollution control, and related issues. The closing dates are 09 May 2014 for the International and Australian prizes, and 30 May 2014 for the European prize. Link

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