Fundraising by GWP Central America
Content <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges  </li></ul><ul><li>Actions taken to improve  </li></ul><ul><li>pro...
Background   Source Funds available 2007  (USD) Funds available 2008  (USD) Funds available 2009 (USD) GWP Core  250,000.0...
Background  10 % less than 2008 Source Funds available 2007  (USD) Funds available 2008  (USD) Funds available 2009 (USD) ...
Challenges <ul><li>Steady growth of the RWP  and CWPs , increased demand for funds </li></ul><ul><li>FR efforts focused on...
CAm countries are  ” not poor enough ”  BUT show some of the highest inequity of income distribution in the world <ul><li>...
Actions taken to improve  program funding   <ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation of the regional strategy 2009-2...
Actions taken to improve  programme funding <ul><li>Close collaboration with regional and national entities to share costs...
Actions taken to improve  programme funding <ul><li>Fundraising </li></ul><ul><li>Proposal development:  Cooperation Fund ...
Next steps <ul><li>Preparation of a fundraising strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Keep increasing visibility of GWP in Central Am...
<ul><li>Thanks </li></ul>
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Address to the Global Water Partnership (GWP)'s Consulting Partners Meeting 2009, on the subject of fund raising in Central America

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Fundraising in Central America

  1. 1. Fundraising by GWP Central America
  2. 2. Content <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Actions taken to improve </li></ul><ul><li>programme funding </li></ul><ul><li>Next steps </li></ul>
  3. 3. Background Source Funds available 2007 (USD) Funds available 2008 (USD) Funds available 2009 (USD) GWP Core 250,000.00 300,000.00 269,174.00 GWP additional funds (TB, dialogues, etc) 103,350.00 35,500.00 8,775.00 Locally raised funds (IADB, WSP-WB, AxA, CRRH, Swiss-DEZA) 70,761.00 35,500.00 43,525.00 TOTAL 424,111.00 371,000.00 321,474.00
  4. 4. Background 10 % less than 2008 Source Funds available 2007 (USD) Funds available 2008 (USD) Funds available 2009 (USD) GWP Core 250,000.00 300,000.00 269,174.00 GWP aditional funds (TB, dialogues, etc) 103,350.00 35,500.00 8,775.00 Locally raised funds (IADB, WSP-WB, AxA, CRRH, Swiss-DEZA) 70,761.00 35,500.00 43,525.00 TOTAL 424,111.00 371,000.00 321,474.00
  5. 5. Challenges <ul><li>Steady growth of the RWP and CWPs , increased demand for funds </li></ul><ul><li>FR efforts focused on the regional work plan (specific activities)  non strategic fundraising </li></ul><ul><li>Decreasing donors interest in supporting Central America and IWRM processes... </li></ul>
  6. 6. CAm countries are ” not poor enough ” BUT show some of the highest inequity of income distribution in the world <ul><li>Fuente: UN Gini Index 2005 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Actions taken to improve program funding <ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation of the regional strategy 2009-2013 with mid-term goals (framework) </li></ul><ul><li>Alliances </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthening alliances with donors and cultivating new ones: WSP-WB, Swiss Cooperation, IADB, Alianza por el Agua, Spanish Cooperation (AECID), etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of collaboration agreements with two agencies of the Central American Integration System (CCAD and CRRH) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Actions taken to improve programme funding <ul><li>Close collaboration with regional and national entities to share costs in common initiatives. </li></ul><ul><li>Active involvement in regional IWRM planning process (ECAGIRH)... It will pay dividends in future fundraising </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraising </li></ul><ul><li>Relate IWRM with relevant regional topics: water and sanitation </li></ul>
  9. 9. Actions taken to improve programme funding <ul><li>Fundraising </li></ul><ul><li>Proposal development: Cooperation Fund for Water & Sanitation (AECID-Spain) 12 million USD in the pipeline </li></ul><ul><li>Started developing a FR strategy  Donor mapping exercise... </li></ul>
  10. 10. Next steps <ul><li>Preparation of a fundraising strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Keep increasing visibility of GWP in Central America  regional and national level </li></ul><ul><li>GWP CAm has to be considered a key partner ! </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Thanks </li></ul>

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