Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation donations made (filtered to cause areas matching Waste management)

This is an online portal with information on donations that were announced publicly (or have been shared with permission) that were of interest to Vipul Naik. The git repository with the code for this portal, as well as all the underlying data, is available on GitHub. All payment amounts are in current United States dollars (USD). The repository of donations is being seeded with an initial collation by Issa Rice as well as continued contributions from him (see his commits and the contract work page listing all financially compensated contributions to the site) but all responsibility for errors and inaccuracies belongs to Vipul Naik. Current data is preliminary and has not been completely vetted and normalized; if sharing a link to this site or any page on this site, please include the caveat that the data is preliminary (if you want to share without including caveats, please check with Vipul Naik). We expect to have completed the first round of development by the end of December 2019. See the about page for more details. Also of interest: pageview data on analytics.vipulnaik.com, tutorial in README, request for feedback to EA Forum.

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Basic donor information

ItemValue
Country United States
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_%26_Melinda_Gates_Foundation
Best overview URLhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_%26_Melinda_Gates_Foundation
Facebook username gatesfoundation
LinkedIn username bill-&-melinda-gates-foundation
Websitehttps://www.gatesfoundation.org/
Donations URLhttps://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database
Twitter usernamegatesfoundation
Page on philosophy informing donationshttps://www.gatesfoundation.org/What-We-Do
Grant application process pagehttps://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/General-Information/Grantseeker-FAQ
Regularity with which donor updates donations datacontinuous updates
Regularity with which Donations List Website updates donations data (after donor update)irregular
Lag with which donor updates donations datamonths
Lag with which Donations List Website updates donations data (after donor update)years
Data entry method on Donations List WebsiteSQL insertion commands generated by script https://github.com/riceissa/gates-foundation-iati-processing

Brief history: The Gates Foundation launched in 2000, with precursors starting in the 1990s, financed by the personal wealth of co-founder Bill Gates from Microsoft. Starting 2005, it scaled up its giving significantly after a large funding commitment from Warren Buffett

Brief notes on broad donor philosophy and major focus areas: See https://www.gatesfoundation.org/Who-We-Are/General-Information/Foundation-Factsheet for the grantmaking areas. The four grantmaking areas are the Global Development Program, Global Health Program, Global Policy and Advocacy, and United States Program. Within the United States Program the focus is on K-12 education, the Internet, and emergency relief

Notes on grant publication logistics: Although the Gates Foundation has a grants database on its website, as well as individual grant pages for every grant, we use the IATI data instead, because it can be processed programmatically (the data on the site does not allow for full data download or easy programmatic processing). This leads to a few problems: first, IATI data does not include grants made in the United States, since it focuses on development assistance (DA) spending. Second, IATI data is updated more infrequently. Third, it may sometimes omit some information that is present in the grants database

Donor donation statistics

Cause areaCountMedianMeanMinimum10th percentile 20th percentile 30th percentile 40th percentile 50th percentile 60th percentile 70th percentile 80th percentile 90th percentile Maximum
Overall 52 60,000 146,370 -105,470 -449 3,105 20,000 30,000 60,000 100,000 100,000 124,860 398,850 2,184,655
Waste management 52 60,000 146,370 -105,470 -449 3,105 20,000 30,000 60,000 100,000 100,000 124,860 398,850 2,184,655

Donation amounts by cause area and year

If you hover over a cell for a given cause area and year, you will get a tooltip with the number of donees and the number of donations.

Note: Cause area classification used here may not match that used by donor for all cases.

Cause area Number of donations Number of donees Total 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2009
Waste management (filter this donor) 52 28 7,611,246.16 286,768.23 3,105.00 587,408.42 764,548.20 2,468,917.86 3,375,638.85 124,859.60
Total 52 28 7,611,246.16 286,768.23 3,105.00 587,408.42 764,548.20 2,468,917.86 3,375,638.85 124,859.60

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Donation amounts by subcause area and year

If you hover over a cell for a given subcause area and year, you will get a tooltip with the number of donees and the number of donations.

For the meaning of “classified” and “unclassified”, see the page clarifying this.

Subcause area Number of donations Number of donees Total 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2009
Waste management/disposal 52 28 7,611,246.16 286,768.23 3,105.00 587,408.42 764,548.20 2,468,917.86 3,375,638.85 124,859.60
Classified total 52 28 7,611,246.16 286,768.23 3,105.00 587,408.42 764,548.20 2,468,917.86 3,375,638.85 124,859.60
Unclassified total 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 52 28 7,611,246.16 286,768.23 3,105.00 587,408.42 764,548.20 2,468,917.86 3,375,638.85 124,859.60

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Donation amounts by donee and year

Donee Cause area Metadata Total 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2009
University of Toronto (filter this donor) FB Tw WP Site 3,056,829.81 -19,939.77 0.00 -105,470.42 558,000.00 2,224,655.00 399,585.00 0.00
Asian Institute of Technology (filter this donor) FB Tw WP Site 1,043,968.00 306,708.00 0.00 737,260.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Loughborough University (Water, Engineering & Development Centre) (filter this donor) 458,850.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 60,000.00 398,850.00 0.00
Delft University of Technology (filter this donor) FB Tw WP Site 369,878.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 369,878.00 0.00
University of KwaZulu-Natal (filter this donor) FB Tw WP Site 360,367.00 0.00 0.00 -39,633.00 0.00 0.00 400,000.00 0.00
Rice University (filter this donor) FB Tw WP Site 210,105.00 0.00 3,105.00 0.00 207,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Waste To Resource Fund (filter this donor) 173,935.62 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 42,000.17 7,075.85 124,859.60
National University of Singapore (filter this donor) FB Tw WP Site 138,125.68 0.00 0.00 -2,124.32 0.00 0.00 140,250.00 0.00
re:char (filter this donor) 130,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 30,000.00 100,000.00 0.00
Livvon LLC (filter this donor) 130,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 30,000.00 100,000.00 0.00
Shijiazhuang University of Economics (filter this donor) WP 125,100.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 25,100.00 100,000.00 0.00
Loowatt Ltd. (filter this donor) 123,762.69 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 23,762.69 100,000.00 0.00
North Carolina State University (filter this donor) FB Tw WP Site 119,996.95 0.00 0.00 0.00 -3.05 20,000.00 100,000.00 0.00
International Water Management Institute (filter this donor) FB Tw WP Site 111,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 11,000.00 100,000.00 0.00
Polytechnic Institute of New York University (filter this donor) 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00
Quantitative BioSciences (filter this donor) Site 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00
Nature Healing Nature (filter this donor) Site 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00
University of Calgary (filter this donor) FB Tw WP Site 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00
University of Massachusetts (filter this donor) FB Tw WP Site 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00
Washington University in St. Louis (filter this donor) 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00
San Diego State University Foundation (filter this donor) 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00
Texas Engineering Experiment Station (filter this donor) WP 99,950.11 0.00 0.00 -49.89 0.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00
University of California, Santa Barbara (filter this donor) 99,551.25 0.00 0.00 0.00 -448.75 0.00 100,000.00 0.00
Retina Pharma (filter this donor) 50,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00
University of Durham (filter this donor) FB Tw WP Site 47,426.05 0.00 0.00 -2,573.95 0.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00
Oklahoma State University Foundation (filter this donor) 22,400.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,400.00 20,000.00 0.00
Live & Learn Environmental Education (filter this donor) FB Site 20,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 20,000.00 0.00
Innovations for Poverty Action (filter this donor) FB Tw WP Site 20,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 20,000.00 0.00
Total -- -- 7,611,246.16 286,768.23 3,105.00 587,408.42 764,548.20 2,468,917.86 3,375,638.85 124,859.60

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Donation amounts by influencer and year

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Donation amounts by disclosures and year

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Donation amounts by country and year

If you hover over a cell for a given country and year, you will get a tooltip with the number of donees and the number of donations.

For the meaning of “classified” and “unclassified”, see the page clarifying this.

Country Number of donations Number of donees Total 2016 2014 2012 2011 2009
Viet nam|Bangladesh|India|South africa|Senegal|Thailand 2 1 1,043,968.00 306,708.00 737,260.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Pakistan|Bangladesh|Cambodia|Sri lanka|Viet nam 3 1 173,935.62 0.00 0.00 42,000.17 7,075.85 124,859.60
Classified total 5 2 1,217,903.62 306,708.00 737,260.00 42,000.17 7,075.85 124,859.60
Unclassified total 47 26 6,393,342.54 -19,939.77 -149,851.58 2,426,917.69 3,368,563.00 0.00
Total 52 28 7,611,246.16 286,768.23 587,408.42 2,468,917.86 3,375,638.85 124,859.60

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Full list of documents in reverse chronological order (2 documents)

Title (URL linked)Publication dateAuthorPublisherAffected donorsAffected doneesDocument scopeCause areaNotes
Giving in the Light of Reason2018-05-17Marc Gunther Stanford Social Innovation ReviewOpen Philanthropy Project Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Future Justice Fund Good Ventures The Humane League Direct Action Everywhere Target Malaria University of Washington (Institute for Protein Design) Alliance for Safety and Justice The Marshall Project Third-party coverage of donor strategyCriminal justice reform|Animal welfare|Scientific researchAn in-depth profile of the Open Philanthropy Project and its grantmaking, with a particular focus on discussion of the top grants in animal welfare and scientific research. The organizational history, grantmaking process, and internal culture are also discussed. Referenced in https://nonprofitchronicles.com/2018/05/18/the-most-unorthodox-big-foundation-in-america/ by the same author
Giving Away Billions as Fast as They Can2017-10-20David Gelles The New York TimesChan Zuckerberg Initiative Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Open Society Foundations Bloomberg Philanthropies Ford Foundation Miscellaneous commentaryArticle covers several “new megadonors” including Soros, Gates, and Zuckerberg, and compares them to the older generation of “big philanthropy” (Rockefeller, Carnegie, Ford).

Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (52 donations)

DoneeAmount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 52)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
Asian Institute of Technology306,708.0082016-09-30Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to accelerate the effective and sustainable implementation of fecal sludge management projects in the urban poor communities where disposal of their excreta still relies upon non-sewer sanitation systems; Aid type: Other technical assistance. Affected countries: Viet nam|Bangladesh|India|South africa|Senegal|Thailand.
University of Toronto-19,939.77502016-05-18Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support a new concept for human waste treatment. RTTC Round 1 Phase 2: Toronto Toilet. Investment start date: 10/24/2012 to end date: 8/31/2014. Grantee name: University of Toronto; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Rice University3,105.00422015-10-05Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to extend the capabilities of our solar steam sterilizer into a self-contained human waste-to-fuel converter for the manufacturing of clean, safe fuel (or sanitized biosolids) to satisfy the demand for fuels (and soil enrichment) and the problem of waste ; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
University of KwaZulu-Natal-39,633.00512014-11-27Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support prototyping and evaluation of key modules for a process flow diagram plus material and energy balances for a solution to safe excreta disposal from community ablution blocks with the end products of water, carbon dioxide, and ash; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
University of Toronto-105,470.42522014-11-13Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support a new concept for human waste treatment. RTTC Round 1 Phase 2: Toronto Toilet. Investment start date: 10/24/2012 to end date: 8/31/2014. Grantee name: University of Toronto; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Asian Institute of Technology737,260.0022014-09-30Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to accelerate the effective and sustainable implementation of fecal sludge management projects in the urban poor communities where disposal of their excreta still relies upon non-sewer sanitation systems; Aid type: Other technical assistance. Affected countries: Viet nam|Bangladesh|India|South africa|Senegal|Thailand.
Texas Engineering Experiment Station-49.89462014-04-18Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a hybrid waste water treatment system that uses microbial fuel cells to generate energy from waste water, which is then used to power a microbial electrolysis cell to produce biogas as a clean combustible fuel.; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
University of Durham-2,573.95492014-02-27Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a macroporous scaffold that can support bacterial cells and metal nanoparticles that work together to catalyze conversion of fecal sludge into hydrogen for electricity.; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
National University of Singapore-2,124.32482014-02-06Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to provide low-cost decentralized sanitary system for treatment, water, and resources recovery; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
North Carolina State University-3.05442013-11-15Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop an inexpensive method for emptying cesspits and latrines using readily available augers that are modified to operate as a progressive cavity pump for filling drums or other easily transported containers.; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Rice University207,000.0092013-10-28Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to extend the capabilities of our solar steam sterilizer into a self-contained human waste-to-fuel converter for the manufacturing of clean, safe fuel (or sanitized biosolids) to satisfy the demand for fuels (and soil enrichment) and the problem of waste ; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
University of Toronto558,000.0032013-09-13Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support a new concept for human waste treatment. RTTC Round 1 Phase 2: Toronto Toilet. Investment start date: 10/24/2012 to end date: 8/31/2014. Grantee name: University of Toronto; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
University of California, Santa Barbara-448.75472013-08-29Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to introduce artificial molecular wires (AMWs) into a waste treatment system as a way to break down organic contaminants in human waste, but also catalytically convert the energy in those microbes into electrical energy; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Loowatt Ltd.-23.31452012-11-19Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a waterless toilet that seals waste into a portable cartridge within biodegradable film, for local anaerobic digestion; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Waste To Resource Fund42,000.17302012-11-06Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support sustainable private sector partnerships for pro-poor and sustainable solid waste management in secondary cities and small towns of Asia; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Asia; affected countries: Pakistan|Bangladesh|Cambodia|Sri lanka|Viet nam.
University of Toronto2,184,655.0012012-10-24Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support a new concept for human waste treatment. RTTC Round 1 Phase 2: Toronto Toilet. Investment start date: 10/24/2012 to end date: 8/31/2014. Grantee name: University of Toronto; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
University of Toronto40,000.00312012-07-27Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support a new concept for human waste treatment. RTTC Round 1: The Toronto Toilet. Investment start date: 6/14/2011 to end date: 1/31/2013. Grantee name: University of Toronto; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Loughborough University (Water, Engineering & Development Centre)60,000.00272012-07-13Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to recover scarce resources from waste to finance safer disposal of excreta in a user-friendly and socially acceptable manner in the context of low income countries; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
re:char30,000.00322012-06-20Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to use low-cost pyrolysis reactors to convert human waste into biochar, which can be used as a replacement for wood charcoal or chemical fertilizers.; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
International Water Management Institute11,000.00402012-06-06Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop and test fortified fertilizer pellets from treated human excreta for market sale; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
North Carolina State University20,000.00362012-06-05Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop an inexpensive method for emptying cesspits and latrines using readily available augers that are modified to operate as a progressive cavity pump for filling drums or other easily transported containers.; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Loowatt Ltd.23,786.00352012-06-04Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a waterless toilet that seals waste into a portable cartridge within biodegradable film, for local anaerobic digestion; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Shijiazhuang University of Economics25,100.00342012-06-04Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a waste extraction and disposal system using wind or solar power to pull waste from septic tanks or cesspools into a column, where the waste dehydrates via solar energy and then is combusted to kill remaining pathogens and reduce volume; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Oklahoma State University Foundation2,400.00432012-06-02Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a small-scale device in which an auger forces feces and other solid wastes device through a die that results in high temperatures and pressure that dewaters the waste and destroys microorganisms; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Livvon LLC30,000.00322012-06-01Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a sustainable business model for providing sanitary toilets to resource-poor settings that uses a hand crank to remove the water from toxic human waste and converts it into harmless fertilizer and electricity that can generate revenue; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Waste To Resource Fund7,075.85412011-10-13Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support sustainable private sector partnerships for pro-poor and sustainable solid waste management in secondary cities and small towns of Asia; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Asia; affected countries: Pakistan|Bangladesh|Cambodia|Sri lanka|Viet nam.
University of Durham50,000.00282011-10-10Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a macroporous scaffold that can support bacterial cells and metal nanoparticles that work together to catalyze conversion of fecal sludge into hydrogen for electricity.; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
North Carolina State University100,000.00122011-10-10Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop an inexpensive method for emptying cesspits and latrines using readily available augers that are modified to operate as a progressive cavity pump for filling drums or other easily transported containers.; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Live & Learn Environmental Education20,000.00362011-10-07Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop and test floating biodigesters for use by floating communities to treat human waste and convert it to fertilizer and gas for light and cooking.; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
University of Massachusetts100,000.00122011-10-07Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to adapt pit latrines to harvest organic substrates and nitrogen compounds in human waste using microbial fuel cells to transform the biochemical energy into carbon-neutral electricity.; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Polytechnic Institute of New York University100,000.00122011-10-06Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to test the ability of electricity to change the consistency and adhesive properties of dense solids at the bottom of septic tanks.; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Washington University in St. Louis100,000.00122011-10-05Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a genetically engineered fungal species that can convert fecal sludge to butanol, a high-energy biofuel similar to gasoline.; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Texas Engineering Experiment Station100,000.00122011-09-28Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a hybrid waste water treatment system that uses microbial fuel cells to generate energy from waste water, which is then used to power a microbial electrolysis cell to produce biogas as a clean combustible fuel.; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
San Diego State University Foundation100,000.00122011-09-27Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop an enhanced anaerobic digestion system that uses algae as a supplement to reliably and inexpensively treat human waste and also generate biogas for energy needs and biosolids for use as fertilizer.; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Shijiazhuang University of Economics100,000.00122011-09-27Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a waste extraction and disposal system using wind or solar power to pull waste from septic tanks or cesspools into a column, where the waste dehydrates via solar energy and then is combusted to kill remaining pathogens and reduce volume; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
re:char100,000.00122011-09-23Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to use low-cost pyrolysis reactors to convert human waste into biochar, which can be used as a replacement for wood charcoal or chemical fertilizers.; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
University of KwaZulu-Natal400,000.0042011-06-20Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support prototyping and evaluation of key modules for a process flow diagram plus material and energy balances for a solution to safe excreta disposal from community ablution blocks with the end products of water, carbon dioxide, and ash; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Delft University of Technology369,878.0072011-06-16Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support a project where micro-wave plasma gasification technology will be used to upgrade human waste into fuel, leading to an affordable modular build self-sustained toilet facility, functioning independent of any grid (water, sewer, electric); Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
University of Toronto399,585.0052011-06-14Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support a new concept for human waste treatment. RTTC Round 1: The Toronto Toilet. Investment start date: 6/14/2011 to end date: 1/31/2013. Grantee name: University of Toronto; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Loughborough University (Water, Engineering & Development Centre)398,850.0062011-06-07Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to recover scarce resources from waste to finance safer disposal of excreta in a user-friendly and socially acceptable manner in the context of low income countries; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
National University of Singapore140,250.00102011-06-06Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to provide low-cost decentralized sanitary system for treatment, water, and resources recovery; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
International Water Management Institute100,000.00122011-04-18Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop and test fortified fertilizer pellets from treated human excreta for market sale; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Quantitative BioSciences100,000.00122011-04-15Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop an algae-based waste treatment system targeted for third-world applications; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
University of Calgary100,000.00122011-04-14Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to combine anaerobic micro-digesters and micro combined heat/power thermoelectric generation units into a single portable unit that can consume human excreta to generate electricity, heat, methane, fertilizer and water; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Innovations for Poverty Action20,000.00362011-04-08Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to design a children’s latrine training mat made from easy-to-clean plastic that fits over an existing latrine hole in an effort to promote good sanitation practices and foster a life-long habit of latrine use; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
University of California, Santa Barbara100,000.00122011-04-07Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to introduce artificial molecular wires (AMWs) into a waste treatment system as a way to break down organic contaminants in human waste, but also catalytically convert the energy in those microbes into electrical energy; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Loowatt Ltd.100,000.00122011-04-04Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a waterless toilet that seals waste into a portable cartridge within biodegradable film, for local anaerobic digestion; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Livvon LLC100,000.00122011-04-04Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a sustainable business model for providing sanitary toilets to resource-poor settings that uses a hand crank to remove the water from toxic human waste and converts it into harmless fertilizer and electricity that can generate revenue; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Retina Pharma50,000.00282011-04-01Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to test UV-resistant super-water-repellent silica as a coating for toilets, which could reduce the amount of water needed to clean the toilets after use and improve the surface sanitation of the toilets; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Nature Healing Nature100,000.00122011-03-30Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to design a pour-flush latrine utilizing readily available urine instead of scarce water for flushing, and drops of used cooking oil for odor control; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Oklahoma State University Foundation20,000.00362011-03-29Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a small-scale device in which an auger forces feces and other solid wastes device through a die that results in high temperatures and pressure that dewaters the waste and destroys microorganisms; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Waste To Resource Fund124,859.60112009-07-28Waste management/disposalhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support sustainable private sector partnerships for pro-poor and sustainable solid waste management in secondary cities and small towns of Asia; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Asia; affected countries: Pakistan|Bangladesh|Cambodia|Sri lanka|Viet nam.

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