Donor: Japan Water Forum
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: Japan
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 17.07.2024

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 1.500$
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Covid-19
  • Water & Sanitation

Project Locations

  1. Africa

      Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

  2. America

      Bolivia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay

  3. Asia

      Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen

  4. Europe

      Armenia, Georgia, Kosovo, Moldova, Ukraine

  5. Pacific

      Kiribati, Micronesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu


1) Objective 

The Japan Water Forum Fund (JWF Fund) was founded in 2005 and is solely operated by JWF. The JWF Fund aims to contribute to solving local water-related issues in developing countries by assisting the implementation of sustainable solutions led by grass-roots organizations. Every year, the JWF publicly seeks out projects to assist and provides grants up to 1,500USD per project adopted after due assessment. They value the projects which utilize local resources, knowledge and technologies, and establish a sustainable operation and maintenance scheme.

A project which is planned and will faithfully be implemented along the following themes will be considered: (1) construction of the rainwater harvesting tank, well, and water reservoir; (2) installation of the small scale type water supply system; (3) construction and repair of the sanitation facility; (4) implementation of the water-related disaster risk reduction/mitigation program; (5) maintenance and improvement of the water resources environment; and (6) installation and promotion of the water efficiency irrigation system.

2) Eligibility 

Local grassroots organizations that work in countries/territories can apply for the JWF Fund. National governments, local governments and private companies cannot apply for the fund.

3) Location 

The JWF Fund operates in the following selected territories: (1) Least Developed Countries; (2) other Low-income Countries; and (3) lower Middle-income Countries/Territories.

4) Budget 

Japan Water Forum Fund (JWF Fund) provides grants up to $1,500. They give out 5 grants.

4) Application 

The application period is from 10:00 on 12th June to 18:00 on 17th July, 2024 (JST). Around five organizations will be selected. To apply for the fund, please read through the guidelines beforehand and use the official application form available on their website.

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