World Water Day – March 22: Grants for NGOs on Water Conservation

It is World Water Day today! March 22nd was declared as the World Water Day by the United Nations General Assembly in 1992. This Day continues to be an inspiration for NGOs around the world to continue promoting their work to conserve the world’s water resources.

Below is a list of open grant opportunities for NGOs for conservation and promotion of water resources.

International ReSource Award: $150,000 grant opportunity
NGOs, private, scientific or public institutions and similar bodies are invited to apply for Swiss Re’s 2014 International ReSource Award for Sustainable Watershed Management which provides grants of up to US $150,000…[more]

Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge 2013
Entries are invited for Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge for which participants are asked to submit proposals outlining innovative ideas that advance access to safe water and/or sanitation…[more]

USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures
to provide funding of up to $100,000 for new project ideas and again $1 million to $15 million for scaling up of innovative ideas in several thematic areas including water and sanitation…[more]

Southern African Development Community Water Fellowships program
Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa is pleased to invite eligible applicants for Southern African Development Community(SADC) Water Fellowships program reporting on water issues in southern Africa…[more]

Nestlé Prize: Funding Opportunity for Projects on Water, Nutrition or Rural Development
The Nestlé company’s ‘Nestlé Prize 2013’ is seeking projects in the areas of Water, Nutrition or Rural Development implemented in low and middle income countries. The Nestlé Prize is organized once in every two years and it provides a funding of up to CHF 500 000 (approx. USD 530 000)…[more]

To know more about how our changing lifestyles are affecting our water resources, you can take a look at the infographic below. This infographic was developed by Able Skills, UK.


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