Sustainable Water Fund (FDW)

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Sustainable Water Fund

It is currently possible to participate in the call for ideas. This is obligatory if you wish to apply for an FDW grant in 2017 or 2018. Formats for concept notes can be found in 'How to apply & Criteria'.

After handing in a concept note, you can apply with a full proposal. Documents for this can be found at 'How to apply & Criteria' link under the subheading Full Proposals. FDW-project subsidy is made available in two rounds. The first round relates to the tender with the deadline for application on 27 February 2017, ending at 15:00 CET. Full proposals for the first round can be handed in from the second week of October 2016. The second round relates to the tender with the application deadline on 5 February 2018.

The programme and procedures for the third call of the Sustainable Water Fund (FDW) were published in the Government Gazette and are now available here.

Supporting workshops

RVO is organising workshops to support you in writing your proposal.

The first workshop was held on 27 October 2016. Because of the great interest, this workshop will be repeated on 30 November in The Hague, and guides you through Annex 4: 'Financial Sustainability and revenu models'. This workshop is open for a maximum of 30 participants. More information can be found here.

The second and third workshops will take place on Tuesday 15 November 2016, also in The Hague and in two consecutive sessions. Participants will therefore be able to attend both workshops. Topics of the workshops are:
• Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) of Sustainability Criteria
• Requirements regarding international Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
If you are interested, more information can be found here.

What is the Sustainable Water Fund (FDW)

The Sustainable Water Fund-programme (FDW) is a Public-Private Partnership facility which aims to contribute to water safety and water security in developing countries. In real terms this means supports collective initiatives between governmental bodies, industry and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) that focus on the following subthemes:
•    Improved access to drinking water and sanitation (including solid waste)
•    Efficient and sustainable water use, particularly within agriculture
•    Safe deltas and improved basin management.


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