2018 Loblaw Water Fund 2018 awards $250,000 to improve Freshwater Health in Ecosystems across Canada

11 community projects have benefited from the 2018 Loblaw Water Fund, managed by WWF-Canada. The communities have been awarded with $250,000 to improve freshwater health in ecosystems across Canada. During the last four years, Loblaw Water Fund projects have engaged more than 9,000 volunteers and 50 organizations to restore more than 200 hectares of habitat for freshwater species, plant 21,000 trees and wetland plants and collect more than 1,000 water samples. WWF-Canada’s Vice-President of … [Read more...]

Government of Japan announces US$ 1 million contribution to assist Communities of Zimbabwe

The Government of Japan has announced a contribution of US$ 1 million to enhance the resilience of communities in Zimbabwe through a comprehensive set of life-saving health, nutrition, food security and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) interventions. It will particularly help to safeguard the resilience of the most vulnerable, especially women and children, through timely and efficient action to ensure that no one is left behind. The project will be implemented jointly by the United … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: German‐Israeli Water Technology Cooperation Program

Deadline: 27 June 2018 The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Israeli Ministry of Science, Technology and Space (MOST) have jointly announced a call for Proposals “German‐Israeli Water Technology Cooperation Program” in the field of water technology. In 2018, the call will focus on water technologies for remediation of contaminated soils and groundwater, as well as novel sensors and data management for water resource systems (safety aspects, improved water … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pretoria: Call for Proposals for Local Small Scale Projects 2019

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pretoria has launched a call for proposals for the Small Scale Development Projects for 2019. These projects are complementary to the large multiple-year projects implemented by the Czech Development Agency (CzDA) and are important component of the Czech Republic Development Cooperation. The projects should preferably target in the sectors of Agriculture, Renewable Energy, Water Supply and Satination Systems to support sustainable … [Read more...]

IWA’s Women in Water Award: Celebrating Female Leadership in the Field of Water

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Nominations are open for the IWA's Women in Water Award to acknowledge and celebrate female leadership in the field of water. Through this award, the IWA recognises those women working in the field of water who, through their demonstrated leadership, have had a significant positive impact on the development of the industry. The award showcases an individual’s excellence in leadership as demonstrated by outstanding initiatives, impact of work and inspiration to others. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for IWA’s Global Water Award!

Deadline: 5 May 2018 Nominations are open for IWA’s Global Water Award to recognise those individuals who, through innovative leadership and practice, have made a significant contribution to a world in which water is wisely managed. Showcasing exceptional individuals who have changed industry norms to create lasting progress, IWAs Global Water Award aims to recognise and reward those water innovators that are driving change. The IWA Awards Committee seeks to find true influencers, leaders, … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Malawi: Apply for U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applications are now open for the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program which is a grass-roots assistance program that allows U.S. embassies to respond quickly to local requests for small community-based development projects. The purpose of the Special Self-Help program is to fund small development activities that generate public awareness of U.S. foreign assistance efforts but that fall outside the structure of established USAID projects. The program is … [Read more...]

Aus4Skills: Inviting Applicants for 2018 Small Grants Fund Round 2

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Small Grants Fund (SGF) under Aus4Skills that is designed to provide small grants for activities that consolidate alumni’s professional knowledge and skills, improve the alumni’s workplace environment and strengthen alumni links with Australia. Grants under the SGF Round 2 - 2018, which builds on the success of the SGF Round 1-2017 under Aus4Skills and the Small Grants Scheme under Australia Awards Vietnam, are offered to Australia … [Read more...]

British Council: Newton Fund Researcher Links Travel Grants

Deadline: 8 June 2018 The Newton Fund together with a UK Government initiative funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), is seeking applications for its Researcher Links Travel Grants to promote the economic development and welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the problems of low-income and vulnerable populations. Researcher Links Travel Grants provide financial support for early-career researchers … [Read more...]

British Council: Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshop Grants

Deadline: 8 June 2018 The Newton Fund, a UK Government initiative funded by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), is seeking applications for its “Newton Researcher Links Workshop Grant” to promote the economic development and welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the problems of low-income and vulnerable populations. Newton Researcher Links Workshops bring together early-career researchers from the UK … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) 2.0!

Deadline: 18 May 2018 Applications are now open for the India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) 2.0 which enhances the Indian innovation ecosystem by enabling innovators and entrepreneurs through the stages of ideation, innovation and acceleration, to develop technology-based solutions for tomorrow. It is a unique tripartite initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, Lockheed Martin and Tata Trusts. The programme aims to build an innovation pipeline … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Let’s change for us, by us! Mali Influence Grant Program

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Does your network, coalition or organization want to defend and lobby for the proper implementation of current laws or for new policies? Do you want to create a network of like-minded organizations to amplify the voices of marginalized and discriminated groups? Do you want to influence and change the attitudes, practices and processes of your local community vis-à-vis a target group of Voice? If you answered yes to the questions above, then apply for the Let's change for … [Read more...]

SMHI International Training Program: Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

Deadline: 27 May 2018 The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) is inviting organisations from Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to nominate candidates for the International Advanced Training Program on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. This training sequence places special emphasis on water resources and agriculture. The overall objective of this training program is to combat the negative effects of climate change on vulnerable and poor populations, through the … [Read more...]

Stockholm International Water Institute: Seeking Applications for 2018 Journalist Grant

Deadline: 30 April 2018 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 SIWI Journalist Grant! Stockholm … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Aid to Uprooted Programme Thailand

Deadline: 12 July 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for its "Aid to Uprooted Programme Thailand" to contribute to a long-term solution to the challenges encountered by the Myanmar refugees living in 9 camps along the Myanmar border. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals is/are: to continue with the provision of basic services in the nine camps and in the hosting communities in Thailand, while preparing Myanmar refugees for a possible return process. Expected … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Lebanon: Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Embassy of Japan in Lebanon is currently inviting applications for its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects to support projects proposed by various organizations such as non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and municipalities. The goal of GGP is to improve the livelihood of socially and economically vulnerable people. The Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Program (GGP) was established to assist NGOs and local public authorities to … [Read more...]

Community Water Development Fund 2018: Supporting Communities in Progressing Water Related Projects and Initiatives

Deadline: 28 May 2018 The Local Authority Waters & Communities Office has announced the launch of an open call for applications to a Community Water Development Fund 2018. The Community Water Development Fund aims to support communities in progressing water related projects and initiatives, delivering benefits locally whilst also helping to meet the objectives of the River Basin Management Plan for Ireland and the wider EU Water Framework Directive. This fund will enable communities to … [Read more...]

Sida International Training Programme: Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation-Integrated Processes

Deadline: 18 May 2018 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme, “Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation – Integrated Processes” in order to contribute to planning and implementation for 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. Benefits Increased knowledge of methods and … [Read more...]

ERBACHER Foundation Grant: Supporting Development Aid Intents in Rural Regions

Deadline: 1 August 2018 The ERBACHER Foundation is accepting applications for its grant program to sponsor charitable projects that make life in the country possible, worth living and future-oriented. Project Categories Projects in selected developing areas that directly pursue the purpose of securing healthy and balanced nourishment. Projects in selected developing areas that serve the protection of and access to water, soil and healthy air. Projects in selected developing areas … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Minsk: Submit Applications for Financial Contribution (Microgrant) in 2018

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Minsk, has announced a call for proposals for small grants for 2018 in the Republic of Belarus. This aid modality of the Slovak Official Development Assistance is funded from SlovakAid and is aimed directly at small-scale projects which represent a more flexible, operative and effective financial support for developing countries. Funding Information The maximum amount of the non-repayable financial contribution is 10 000EURper … [Read more...]