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FUNDERS

The following supporters helped bring Easy Like Water to life.

macarthurThe John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people and effective institutions committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world.


sundanceThe Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program and Fund (DFP) is a resource for independent documentary filmmakers worldwide working on cinematic documentaries focused on human rights and contemporary-issue themes.

Visit the Easy Like Water page on the Sundance/Skoll “Stories of Change” site.


putnamIt is clear that one of the greatest threats to all local environments is now the global issue of climate change. Grounded by our belief that human beings and the natural world are inextricably linked, we are committed to addressing this urgent issue through innovative renewable energy solutions and conservation.


skollJeff Skoll created The Skoll Foundation in 1999 to pursue his vision of a sustainable world of peace and prosperity. Its mission is to drive large scale change by investing in, connecting and celebrating social entrepreneurs and the innovators who help them solve the world’s most pressing problems.


pulitzerThe Pulitzer Center promotes in-depth engagement with global affairs through its sponsorship of quality international journalism across all media platforms and an innovative program of outreach and education.

Visit Pulitzer’s Untold Stories, the filmmaker’s blog from the field.


fledglingThe Fledgling Fund focuses on the development and execution of outreach and audience engagement campaigns for social issue documentaries. Films are vehicles for social change; they can educate, inspire and move people to action.


gobalAt The Global Fund for Children, we transform the lives of children on the edges of society—trafficked children, refugees, child laborers—and help them regain their rights and pursue their dreams. We do all we can to let kids be kids—no matter what their circumstances. Since 1997, we’ve reached 8 million children worldwide.