The application period for the second edition of the Kyoto World Water Grand Prize is open. The Prize will fund the participation of a number grassroots organizations to attend the 5th World Water Forum in Istanbul, March 2009 and to present their work to a global audience. Based on the presentations during the week, the prize winner will be selected by an international panel of judges, and take home ¥3,000,000 (approximately US$25,000) to continue their activities. The Prize is being awarded by the Kyoto City, Soroptomist International of Kyoto, the Japan Water Forum, the World Water Council, and the Secretariat of the 5th World Water Forum.
Application deadline: 31 October 2008