Latest Grants and Resources for WASH

Latest grants, calls for applications, calls for proposals, requests for proposals and other resources for NGOs and individuals for WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene).

100,000 Strong in the Americas announces Innovation Fund Competition

Deadline: 15 August 2019 Partners of the Americas (Partners), the U.S. Department of State (DOS), NAFSA: Association of International Educators, in partnership with Cementos Progreso has announced a new 2019 Innovation Fund grant competition designed to increase partnerships between higher education institutions (HEIs) in the United States with HEIs in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. The 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund is the public-private sector collaboration between … [Read more...]

Woodard & Curran Foundation seeking Applications for Impact Grants Program in the U.S.

Deadline: 30 June 2019 Woodard & Curran Foundation is seeking applications for its Impact Grants program that applies or advances technology by addressing water issues (e.g. water, wastewater, stormwater). Grant Information Woodard & Curran Foundation will award one grant for $100,000 over three consecutive years, beginning in November 2019, and dispersed as follows: $33,000 in 2019; $33,000 in 2020; and $34,000 in 2021. Eligibility Criteria An applicant must: Be a … [Read more...]

2019 Stockholm International Water Institute Journalist Grant Program

Deadline: 23 May 2019 Are you passionate about water and development? Have you covered these topics in your work but want a chance to learn more and interview major actors in the water community? Have you looked for an opportunity to report on a global water meeting, where world leaders, policy makers, and academics meet representatives from the private sector and civil society to discuss some of the world’s most urgent issues? If yes, then apply for the Stockholm International Water … [Read more...]

ENGIE Africa announces Call for Urban Power & Clean Water Solutions in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 6 June 2019 ENGIE Africa is currently seeking applications from innovators and startups who are developing new technologies and service-based solutions to improve reliable access to energy and clean water in urban Sub-Saharan Africa. ENGIE Africa is a long-term partner for Africa’s growing energy needs. It has over 50 years of experience on the continent and employs 3,000 people of which 98% are Africans.  ENGIE now has over 3,000 MW of energy capacity; it is a leader in energy … [Read more...]

SGU Advanced International Training Programme on “Mine Water and Mine Waste Management”

Deadline: 23 May 2019 The Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU) is inviting subject professionals, from relevant organizations and agencies in Eastern and Southern Africa, to apply for the Advanced International Training Programme – Mine Water and Mine Waste Management. Objectives The long-term objective is to develop a sustainable use of natural resources and to secure safe living environments for future generations. Important milestones to the long-term objective are the development … [Read more...]

2019 RELX Environmental Challenge is Open for Entries

Deadline: 31 May 2019 Applicants are invited to submit entries for 2019 RELX Environmental Challenge. Each year the RELX Environmental Challenge is awarded to projects that best demonstrate how they can provide sustainable access to safe water or sanitation. Projects must have clear practical applicability, address identified need and advance related issues such as health, education, or human rights. Prize Information There is a $50,000 prize for the first place entry and a … [Read more...]

World’s Most Prestigious Award for Sustainability- The Energy Globe Award 2020! Apply Now

Deadline: 5 December 2019 Nominations are open for the world’s most prestigious award for sustainability- the Energy Globe Award 2020. The objective of the Energy Globe Award is to present successful sustainable projects to a global audience and to demonstrate that for many environmental problems feasible solutions already exist. Projects submitted from over 180 countries take part each year in the awards. Every individual, private or public institution, companies, NGOs, etc. can submit a … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to India: Smart Cities Collaboration Competition

Deadline: 23 June 2019 The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section in New Delhi is seeking Proposals for its grant program entitled "Smart Cities Collaboration Competition" to strengthen people-to-people ties between the U.S. and India through the exchange of information, experience, and expertise. Goals This project is expected to advance this goal by: Empowering India’s youth, entrepreneurial, and academic communities to address challenges in their city. Generating practical … [Read more...]

EU announces Demonstration Projects on Efficient Use of Water

Deadline: 4 June 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled "Demonstration Projects on Efficient Use of Water". Objectives The global objective of this call for proposals is the promotion of efficient use of water in urban and rural areas, in order to adapting and enhancing resilience to the water-related impacts of climate change. The specific objective of this call for proposals is to identify, test and … [Read more...]

USAID/Nigeria seeking Applications for Small Town WASH Activity

Deadline: 14 May 2019 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Nigeria) is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified entities to implement the "Small Town WASH Activity" program. The goal of this Activity is to facilitate the economic recovery of select crisis-affected communities. The purpose is to bolster the three state governments’ capacities to create and sustain enabling environments for the STWSSAs and WCA operators, and for these service … [Read more...]

U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund for Benin based Community Organizations

Deadline: 1 July 2019 The Embassy Cotonou is pleased to announce an open competition for organizations to submit applications for a grant from the U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund (SSH). The SSH program is aimed at assisting Beninese community groups to develop lasting, self-sustaining projects that significantly impact communities by addressing critical health, social, and development concerns. Each year, Embassy Cotonou supports approximately six to ten projects with small … [Read more...]

Expo 2020 Dubai: An International Call For ‘Best Practices for a Better 2030’

Deadline: 30 May 2019 Expo 2020 Dubai’s platform to showcase projects that have provided tangible solutions to the world’s biggest challenges. It will highlight simple but effective initiatives, which localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and can be adapted, replicated, and scaled to achieve an enhanced global impact. The international call for projects aims to recognise and enhance the visibility of impactful and integrated development practices at Expo 2020, a global … [Read more...]

Calling Proposals from French Companies on Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Cities in Africa

Deadline: 14 June 2019 In the perspective of the Africa France 2020 Summit, DG Trésor has launched a call for applications to select projects carried by French companies in the field of sustainable cities. The call for projects aims at the realization of sustainable city demonstrators in Africa. Five million euros will be devoted to the financing of concrete and innovative solutions, mainly driven by French SMEs and startups. Companies are invited to propose projects in all areas … [Read more...]

Stockholm Water Prize 2020 honoring Organizations for the Protection of World’s Water Resources

Deadline: 30 September 2019 The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is currently seeking applications for its 2019 Stockholm Water Prize to recognize women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. Over the years, the Stockholm Water Prize Laureates have represented regions from all over the world and a broad range of water-related activities, professions and scientific … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Social Entrepreneur of the Year (SEOY) Award 2019 for India

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Entries are open for Social Entrepreneur of the Year (SEOY) Award 2019 for India. The Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award celebrates the advancement of social innovation Worldwide. The awards recognize the individuals and organisations who implement innovative, sustainable and large-scale solutions to address poverty, indignity and the lack of basic services and resources in Bottom of the Pyramid and ultra-poor communities. They work in areas as diverse as … [Read more...]

Sida International Training Programme on ‘Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation’

Deadline: 10 May 2019 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme “Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation – Integrated Processes”  to contribute to improved planning and implementation of more sustainable urban water and sanitation services, where the rights, needs and demands of all citizens including those of marginalised groups are taken into account. The term sustainability addresses environmental, … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan announces Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects in Uganda

Deadline: 31 July 2019 The Embassy of Japan in Uganda is inviting proposals for its Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) which provide financial assistance to non-profit, development-oriented organizations to support community development projects which directly benefit people at the grassroots level. Project Areas Any projects geared towards grassroots assistance are eligible for financing under GGP. Preferable, however, are projects in the areas below. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Social Alpha Quest for Urban Livability Program – India

Deadline: 21 April 2019 Do you have an innovative and sustainable solution that can address the core challenges of urbanization in India? If yes, then apply for the Social Alpha Quest for Urban Livability program! Social Alpha is currently accepting applications for a program entitled “Quest for Urban Livability” to curate and support technology innovations that, in partnership with the systems, can solve problems of urban livability in a scalable and sustainable manner. Focus Areas … [Read more...]

Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research announces 2019 Seeding Solutions Funding Opportunity

Deadline: 19 April 2019 The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) is currently accepting applications for its Seeding Solutions funding opportunity. For 2019, FFAR anticipates funding at least one meritorious and transformative application in each of newly redesigned Challenge Areas. This year, FFAR is placing priority on those projects that demonstrate strong partnerships and significant agricultural advancements through innovation. They are actively seeking projects that … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Yaounde, Cameroon: Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The U.S. Embassy in Yaounde, Cameroon, Political and Economic Section, is seeking proposals for community projects that address the improvement of people’s conditions in all ten regions of Cameroon. The Special Self-Help Fund (SSH) provides small-scale assistance to Cameroonian communities as part of the U.S. Government’s commitment to support development activities in Cameroon. Since 1983, the U.S. Ambassador to Cameroon has funded small community projects under … [Read more...]

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