2016 – New Orleans, Generations Hall
This year WCF received grant proposals from 13 WASH charities requesting in excess of $100,000. Due to increased industry sponsorship and support 2016 donations more than $70,000 will be awarded this year. Below is the list of the requested grants (pdf files) from the organizations that will be receiving a grant in 2016.
In the three previous years of the Jammin’4Water tradition, 10 organizations and WASH charities have benefitted financially as follows. The 2017 fundraising goal is $75,000 in charitable donations.
Below is more info about the Charities
WEF SYPC - 2013, 2014, 2015
WEF SYPC is the Water Environment Federation for Students and Young Professionals. Every year of the WEFTEC conference the students create a project that helps the local communities. wef.org
Global H2O - 2014, 2015
Global H2O is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. Since 2009 we have created 60+ projects providing clean water for more than 110,000 people.
Water for People - 2014, 2015
Water For People is the AWWA designated charity of choice, and is also endorsed by the Water Environment Federation, the Water Quality Association, the National Association of Water Companies, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, and the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies.
Engineers Without Borders USA - 2015
EWB-USA is a nonprofit humanitarian organization established to support community-driven development programs worldwide through partnerships that design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating transformative experiences that enrich global perspectives and create responsible leaders.
Charity Water - 2015
charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations.
Water.org - 2014
Co-founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, Water.org is a nonprofit organization that has transformed hundreds of communities in Africa, South Asia, and Central America by providing access to safe water and sanitation.
Wine to Water - 2014
Wine To Water™ is a non-profit aid organization focused on providing clean water to people in need around the world. Today, nearly 800 million people in the world today lack access to adequate water and 2.5 billion people lack access to improved sanitation. We are devoted to fighting this epidemic. Wine symbolizes fortune in our society. Our goal is to give the fortunate population an opportunity to fight for those who can’t fight for themselves.
Ecoloodi - 2015
Ecoloodi is a nonprofit organization providing tools and educational services to teach children the importance of preserving water resources and aquatic ecosystems through a small drop of water called LOODI.
Kids Connection Haiti - 2015
KCH was founded to help underprivileged youth in Haiti by creating life changing opportunities. Where lots of wonderful organizations help orphaned, abandoned and poor little kids, many older ones -teenagers and young adults- have no way out of poverty. Focusing on post-orphanage services, KCH provides support for the next step in life and by doing so we offer a unique, innovative program that will help young Haitians close the gap between childhood and independent, adult life.
World Water Relief - 2015
Since inception, WWR has committed to providing long-term sustainable water projects. Our founding principles are: quality water service delivery, consistent presence and community involvement. We create not only water projects, but relationships!