Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2017

  • Catholic Sisters

  • Foster Youth

  • Homelessness

  • Substance Use Prevention

  • Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

  • Avoidable Blindness

  • Safe Water

  • Catholic Education

  • Disaster Relief & Recovery

  • Hospitality

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Other

This total represents grant payment activity during the selected fiscal year. However, approximately 90% of the money awarded in our priority program areas is part of multi-year commitments, so a grant may appear in multiple years of activity. The list below provides additional information about specific projects approved and/or paid during the fiscal year selected, including the project start date and the length of our commitment.

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  1. Millennium Water Alliance

    $1,500,000 through November 2018

    to lay the foundation for a long-term district based program for sustainable WASH services in Ethiopia. www.mwawater.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2017
  2. International Development Enterprises

    $500,000 through November 2019

    to test the market for a new water filtration technology in Northern Ghana. https://www.ideglobal.org/

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2017
  3. Water.Org Inc.

    $2,000,000 through December 2021

    to advance the WaterCredit model in Uganda. www.water.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2017
  4. National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

    $1,700,000 through December 2021

    to support the replication of the WASH in healthcare facilities program. http://www.cdcfoundation.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2017
  5. World Vision

    $800,000 through May 2018

    to support a strategic partnership with IRC to plan and implement comprehensive water projects in the planned district-based programs in Ghana, Mali and Niger. www.worldvision.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2017
  6. Jibu, L3C

    $1,000,000 through July 2027

    to make a program related investment (PRI) into Jibu, a social franchise providing safe water in Uganda and Mali.

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2017
  7. Aquaya Institute

    $2,500,000 through May 2022

    to explore and build sustainable water quality testing systems in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Uganda. http://www.aquaya.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2017
  8. IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre

    $1,000,000 through March 2018

    to create the foundation for an ambitious learning and collective action initiative that will catalyze development of Sustainable Development Goal 6 in Burkina Faso, Niger, and Uganda. www.irc.nl

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2016
  9. Stanford University

    $435,000 through March 2018

    to facilitate the design of a monitoring, evaluation, and learning framework and theory of change for the Foundation's new Safe Water strategy. https://www.stanford.edu/

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2016
  10. Water.Org Inc.

    $200,000 through November 2017

    to build the foundation necessary to implement a WaterCredit model in Ghana. www.water.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2016
  11. Water for People

    $3,000,000 through November 2019

    to implement the model of Everyone Forever for sustainable water services in Kamwenge District of Uganda. www.waterforpeople.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2016
  12. PATH

    $1,500,000 through September 2018

    to advance the development of a commercially viable on-site chlorine generator (SE-Flow) for drinking water treatment and infection prevention and control (IPC) in low-resource health facilities, schools, and communities. www.path.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2016
  13. Safe Water Network

    $5,000,000 through August 2021

    to develop a market for small water enterprises (SWEs) in Ghana. www.safewaternetwork.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2016
  14. World Vision

    $3,000,000 through August 2019

    to demonstrate sustainable WASH services in all health care facilities in two districts in Mali. www.worldvision.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2016
  15. PATH

    $50,000 through October 2016

    to build and field test six chlorine generators in low-resource health facilities and community-based settings for drinking water treatment and infection prevention and control. www.path.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: March 2016
  16. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    $350,000 through December 2016

    to support the continuation of the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) component of the Safe Water Strategic Initiative. http://www.unc.edu

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2015
  17. One Drop Foundation

    $1,500,000 through December 2018

    to support an innovative pilot program that serves to improve access to safe water in Burkina Faso. http://www.onedrop.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2015
  18. WaterCredit Investment Fund 1, LLC

    $1,000,000 through September 2022

    to make a program related investment (PRI) over seven years in the WaterCredit Investment Fund for loans to microfinance institutions in India to invest in WASH infrastructure.

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2015
  19. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    $250,000 through December 2015

    to support the continuation of the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning component of the Safe Water Strategic Initiative by the Water Institute. http://www.unc.edu

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2015
  20. Foundation Center

    $180,000 through December 2016

    to continue maintaining the Washfunders.org site, with a focus on the site review and refresh, blog and funding map, search engine optimization, communications and social media, and to explore partnership options for managing the site. www.foundationcenter.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2015