Elisabeth & Amelie Fund – Access to Water 2024 – Grants Up to €50,000 Available

The Elisabeth & Amelie Fund invites project submissions for its Access to Water initiative in 2024, offering grants of up to €50,000. This fund supports initiatives led by Belgian organizations working in Africa, Latin America, and Asia, collaborating with local partners to enhance sustainable access to water.

Elisabeth & Amelie Fund - Access to Water 2024
Elisabeth & Amelie Fund – Access to Water 2024

In 2024, the Elisabeth & Amélie Fund is specifically seeking projects focused on school sanitation with a hygiene education component. The establishment and upkeep of sanitation and water access systems in schools play a crucial role in attracting and retaining students, particularly girls.

Projects submitted under this call will strive to enhance schooling conditions by addressing sanitation and water access. Emphasis will be placed on creating awareness among teachers, students, and parents regarding water, hygiene, and environmental concerns.

Key Project Components

  1. Latrines: Implementation of basic sanitation, preferably through the installation of ecological systems.
  2. Hand Hygiene: Providing access to water for handwashing or exploring innovative alternative solutions.
  3. Ecological Toilet Waste Recovery/Purification.
  4. Raising Awareness: Educating teachers, students, and parents about water, hygiene, and environmental issues. Also, creating awareness about the sustainable management of shared facilities, such as latrines.

Grant Details

  • Funding of up to €50,000 will be awarded.


  • Open to all Belgian organizations collaborating with local partners, involving them in every project phase.

Application Process 

  • Make sure you are eligible for the project.
  • Log in to your account or create an account for your first application.
  • Complete the online application form, allowing for flexibility in the submission stages.
  • Submit the fully completed application.
  • Receive a confirmation email along with a PDF of your application.

Application Deadline

The application deadline is March 25, 2024. You can also click here for more information.



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