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Suez Environnement -- Fonds Suez Environnement Initiatives

posted Mar 31, 2015, 2:26 AM by Site Manager

The Fund makes grants and provides technical skills for projects in water, sanitation, waste water treatment, and waste management in developing countries. Eligibility for grants extends to solidarity organizations and institutions in all countries. The deadlines for applications (French, English) are 30 April and 31 October of each year. Link

Singapore International Water Week -- Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2016

posted Mar 31, 2015, 2:10 AM by Site Manager

The Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize honors outstanding contributions by individuals or organizations towards solving the world's water challenges by applying innovative technologies, policies, or programs which benefit humanity. Nominations are welcomed from leaders of international water companies and water utilities; academics in water research, policy and management; heads of international organizations; members of government; and distinguished individuals in the field of water. The prize laureate will receive S$300 thousand plus a certificate and medallion at the award ceremony at Singapore International Water Week 2016. The deadline for nominations is 01 June 2015. Link

Rotary Foundation -- Grants for Masters Studies in Water and Sanitation

posted Mar 19, 2015, 9:27 AM by Site Manager

The Rotary Foundation partners with UNESCO to offer funding for masters studies in water and sanitation. Applicants for Rotary's support must be provisionally admitted to one of the three participating degree programs at UNESCO's Institute for Water Education (IHE). Students apply via their local Rotary club or district. Each award is approximately €34 thousand, paid directly to UNESCO-IHE. The application deadline is 15 June. Link

Kurita Water and Environment Foundation – Water Research Grants 2015

posted Mar 10, 2015, 7:49 AM by Site Manager

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 300 thousand yen per project per year. Applicants should be under age 40. Each applicant needs to provide a recommendation letter by a Japanese researcher who resides in Japan or in the researcher’s home country. The application period is 01 April through 15 May 2015. Link

Securing Water for Food -- SWFF Grants, Round 3

posted Mar 10, 2015, 7:42 AM by Site Manager

The Securing Water for Food Grand Challenge for Development (SWFF) is a collaborative initiative among the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Swedish International Development Agency, and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The current call for proposals focuses on market-driven, low-cost, and scalable solutions to improve water efficiency and wastewater reuse; enhance water capture and storage; and reduce the impacts of salinity on aquifers and food production. Awardees will receive between US$100 thousand and US$3 million in funding and acceleration support to bring their innovations to scale. The deadline for applications is 22 May 2015. Link

King Boudouin Foundation -- Research on Water Availability

posted Mar 10, 2015, 7:28 AM by Site Manager

The Ernest du Bois Prize offers €20 thousand for doctoral studies on the theme of water availability. The awards are for young engineers who are carrying out research on the theme of water and its availability to the population of the whole world -- including issues of protecting reserves, managing pollution, developing processing techniques, and others. Applications need to be submitted in French or Dutch. The application deadline is 14 October 2015. Link

Diageo Foundation -- Community Projects in Water Resources

posted Mar 10, 2015, 7:26 AM by Site Manager

The Diageo Foundation makes grants that target developing countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and Eastern Europe. To be eligible for funding, projects must fall within key focus areas that include one on water resources ("Water of Life"). Grants support improved access and management of water at the community level. Examples are wells, rainwater harvesting, water filters and pumps, village sanitation, and low-cost irrigation. Grants are a maximum of £50 thousand per project for up to three years. Link


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OPEC Fund for International Development -- Cross-Regional Grants in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa

posted Feb 11, 2015, 12:18 AM by Site Manager

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and the UNDP jointly invite applications in a cross-regional grants competition.  The objective is to support projects that can introduce positive change at a regional level in two themes:  affordable water and energy, and economic governance and employment.  Grants will range from US$20 thousand to US$50 thousand for one year.  Grants are to nonprofit organizations in the eligible countries.  Eligible countries in the Middle East and North Africa are Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Somalia, State of Palestine, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen.  Eligible countries in Europe and Central Asia are Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.  The deadline for expressions of interest is 30 March 2015.  Link

King Baudouin Foundation -- Elisabeth and Amélie Fund for Water Management 2015

posted Feb 11, 2015, 12:00 AM by Site Manager

The Elisabeth and Amélie Fund makes grants in support of sustainable and equitable water management in countries of the Southern Hemisphere. The theme in 2015 is water for family agriculture. Grants are made to organizations in Belgium that work with local partners in the developing countries. Funding is up to €50 thousand. The application deadline is 31 March 2015. Link

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