Projects 2024

This year we’ve received 38 qualified applications from 23 countries on 5 continents. Reading about all these planned hydropower projects is devastating – but reading through the applications about amazing projects, determinded activists and the hard work some people put … Read More

Projects 2023

We are happy to announce the 2023 Free Rivers Fund Grantees: 13 projects from 13 different countries and 5 continents – all fighting to protect rivers! We gave 13 grants this year, twice as many as in 2022 and by … Read More

Projects 2022

We are happy to announce the 2022 Free Rivers Fund Grantees! We had more than 30 applications this year from all over the world – it is so exciting for us to read through these and to get to know … Read More

The Free Rivers Fund Rivers Day at the Oetz Trophy

On Sunday, 10th October, following the OETZ TROPHY extreme kayak championships, the Free Rivers Fund will be hosting the Rivers Day at the Ötztaler Ache. We would like to use the opportunity with so many kayakers and whitewater enthusiasts from all … Read More

Grantees 2021

We proudly present – the Free Rivers Fund Grantees 2021!  With another record number of applications it gets harder and harder to chose every year. We will continue to work on obtaining more funds to be able to give out … Read More

Application for grants in 2021

The application period for Free Rivers Fund grants for 2021 starts now. Almost all of the 2020 grants were given out towards the selected projects by now and we will give you some updates and stories about the 2020 projects … Read More