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Water Resources

International Riverfoundation — Thiess International Riverprize 2017

The Thiess International Riverprize 2017 invites applications from any organization or partnership that has implemented a successful program benefiting a river, lake, wetland, or estuary in any part of the world. The Prize has a cash component of A$200 thousand plus an opportunity to apply for a twinning project. The application deadline is 24 March […]

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Kurita Water and Environment Foundation – Water Research Grants 2017

The KWEF makes grants in Asian countries (except Indonesia,Thailand, and Vietnam) for water research. 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 […]

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Swiss Re — Leadership Prize in Water Management 2018

The International ReSource Award is a prize acknowledging social entrepreneurial thinking and leadership in addressing social and/or ecological issues related to sustainable water management practices in developing and emerging countries. Each of three finalists will receive US$20 thousand and expert assistance to further develop their proposals in order to compete for a first prize of […]

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Eable Foundation — Grassroots Water Supply and Environment in East Africa

The Eable Foundation aims to build partnerships with community groups and NGOs in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. Focus areas include “Water for Life” to fund boreholes, rainwater tanks, water pipes and pumps, water purification, integrated water and sanitation blocks, and other approaches to improve community water and sanitation. The foundation also supports tree planting, and […]

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Rabobank Employees Fund — Community Projects in Education and Water Supply

The Rabo Foundation Employeesfund is a part of the Rabobank Group, a provider of financial services that operates on cooperative principles in over 40 countries. The Employeesfund supports small-scale sustainable projects in education and water supply. For water projects, the areas of interest include improved water supplies and facilities for drinking water; agricultural irrigation; information […]

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Coca-Cola Foundation — Water Projects for Communities

The Coca-Cola Foundation’s priority areas for grant making are women, well-being, and water.  In the subject area of water, the Foundation makes grants for access to clean water and sanitation; watershed management in water-stressed areas; multiple-use systems for water; and education and awareness in water conservation. Grants are to tax-exempt nonprofit charitable organizations. Grant seekers […]

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African Water Association — Research Fellowships for Young Water and Sanitation Professionals in West Africa

With funding provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the African Water Association offers fellowships of US$1 thousand for masters research in water and sanitation. Applicants must be citizens of West African countries who are registered in academic institutions, and whose research is on any of the following themes:  non-revenue water; water quality; water […]

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Rotary Foundation — Masters Studies in Water and Sanitation

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 […]

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Swedish International Development Agency — International Training in Urban Water and Sanitation for Asia

Sida funds short-term training in selected development topics for participants from developing countries. The Asia regional program includes a course on sustainable urban water and sanitation services for participants from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Nepal.   Candidates may be nominated by authorities, institutions, universities, NGOs, water utilities or other private companies active in the water […]

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UNESCO Institute for Water Education — Masters Fellowships

Located in the Netherlands, UNESCO-IHE offers four accredited masters programmes in subjects of water resources, with a total of 17 specializations. The Institute collaborates with the Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP) as a source of financial support. An NFP Fellowship (available in 51 developing countries) covers all costs associated with completing an 18-month MSc. at UNESCO-IHE. […]

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