"One Stop Shop" Tool

A web portal for funding and needs-related data on water, sanitation, and hygiene.

WASHfunders.org is the first and only site with this critical data.


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:

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Funder Toolkit

This toolkit aggregates resources for both new and established funders to inform their grantmaking related to safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) promotion.

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Knowledge Center

Explore our curated collection of WASH-related reports, web sites, and headlines from Philanthropy News Digest.

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Outcomes Toolkit

This toolkit pulls together some of the best examples of efforts to monitor WASH projects and to measure their outcomes. Do you have a tool to recommend? Send a note to washfunders@candid.org

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