Catalyzing Funding, Innovation, and Advocacy: U.S. Philanthropy and WASH

August 24, 2012  |  by

Attending World Water Week? Join us for a seminar examining the role of U.S. philanthropy in solving the global WASH crisis. Detailed information on the seminar’s theme and structure is below. Stockholm, Sweden — World Water Week conference venue, room K2 Wednesday, August 29th (9AM – 12:30PM) Follow @WASHfunders for live tweets at the time of the session This…

What Can WASH Grantmakers Learn from the Sanitation and Water for All Partnership?

April 30, 2012  |  by

“Forty years ago today, Apollo 16 landed on the moon… By anyone’s standards it was a triumph of science, technology, and political will. I remember so many of us thinking that if humankind can do this, what could humankind NOT accomplish?” UNICEF executive director Anthony Lake continued on April 20 at the Sanitation and Water for…

Unilever Establishes Global Foundation

February 10, 2012  |  by

Unilever, a multinational conglomerate based in the United Kingdom and Netherlands, has announced the launch of a global foundation that will work to improve the quality of life for people around the globe through the provision of improved hygiene, sanitation, access to clean drinking water, and basic nutrition. Announced last month at the annual meeting…

Introducing WASHfunders.org

October 21, 2011  |  by

The Foundation Center is pleased to announce the launch of WASHfunders.org. Designed with philanthropic donors in mind, WASHfunders.org gives funders a “one stop shop” for the data and information they need to improve water access, sanitation, and hygiene around the world. Though grantmakers are the primary audience for the site, we suspect that others interested…