What We Fund
We are focused on securing safe water for people, restoring and sustaining freshwater ecosystems, and building climate resilience, both urban and rural. To fulfill our mission, we support organizations driving the below efforts forward in the world of water:
- Policy development and advocacy
- Coalition building
- Collaboration among interest groups
- Civic engagement
- Grassroots mobilization
- Research and analysis
- Legal strategies
While our work is primarily focused in California, we are expanding to other parts of the country, including New Mexico and the Pacific Northwest.
How Our Funding Works
To advance a field that is inclusive and powerful, Water Foundation grants are awarded to organizations identified and chosen by foundation staff as being aligned with our mission and our values.
If you have been invited to submit a proposal, please visit our grants portal. We do not accept unsolicited proposals. If you have additional questions about Water Foundation grantmaking, please email [email protected].