Funders working together to solve the world's water crisis.
About the Project
In October 2011, the Foundation Center launched WASHfunders.org, a web portal for funding and needs-related data for donors, policymakers, and other stakeholders interested in water, sanitation, and hygiene. With dynamically updated information, news, and knowledge relating to philanthropy and sustainable access to safe water, WASHfunders.org seeks to facilitate better collaboration and more strategic decision-making among funders and aims to raise awareness about water and the full WASH continuum among donors.
About the Site
The site's central feature is an interactive mapping application that shows where foundation grants are going, to which organizations, and for what purpose. WASHfunders.org is the first and only site with this critical data. What's more, foundation funding flows are shown within the context of international aid funding and key development indicators, providing a robust picture of the WASH landscape in any given country or region.WASHfunders.org also provides free access to a broad set of knowledge resources, including:
More About the Project
This toolkit aggregates resources for both new and established funders to inform their grantmaking related to safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) promotion.