Food and water

Impact Index Fund: Food & Water

Support US-based charities working to feed and nourish the growing population with a single donation.

Food and water

Support Nonprofits That Address Food & Water Crises Worldwide

Globally, billions of people suffer from lack of access to clean water or inadequate nourishment. For many, chronic hunger is a silent condition that leads to illness and vulnerability, not to mention stunted growth among children. Similarly, communities that rely on contaminated water sources are susceptible to life-threatening diseases that devastate local populations. The two main approaches to solving the global hunger and water crises involve providing emergency relief efforts and building sustainable methods of self-reliant farming. But with increasing natural disasters and climate change, current efforts are not enough to keep the problems from worsening on a global scale.

That’s where your generosity can make a difference. By supporting nonprofits that provide tools and training to increase farm production at the local level, help malnourished children access safe drinking water, and distribute emergency rations, you can help break the cycle of chronic hunger.

Food & Water Nonprofits You’ll Support

The Food & Water Impact Index Fund supports US-based nonprofit organizations that feed the hungry and support sustainable food and water practices across the United States and worldwide. We’ve vetted every nonprofit in the Impact Index Fund, so you can be certain every dollar of your crypto donation will go to verified nonprofits. When you donate to the Food & Water Impact Index Fund, each nonprofit will receive an equal portion of your donation.

To see all participating organizations, please read FAQ.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Impact Index Fund?

Impact Index Funds bundle together multiple nonprofits that have a similar focus or mission. If there is a specific issue area that you or your brand want to support through charitable giving, donating to an Impact Index Fund is a great way to do so. With a single transaction, you can help charities of all shapes and sizes: large and small, global and local, new and established, traditional and innovative. For more information on Impact Index Funds, visit our Impact Index Funds page.

Which nonprofits are in this Impact Index Fund?

Metro Caring
Miriam’s Kitchen
Roadrunner Food Bank
The Society of St. Andrew
Feeding Southwest Virginia
Ugandan Water Project
The Water Trust
Connecticut Food Share
Feeding America
Second Harvest Heartland
Food Bank of Northeast Georgia
Action Against Hunger USA
Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia
World Central Kitchen
Chef Ann Foundation
Lechiot BKavod
ACTS For Water
Charity Right
Stone Soup Cafe
Project Sweetie Pie
Water Wells For Africa
Planet Water Foundation
Utah Food Bank
Lutheran World Relief
A Just Harvest
The Hunger Project
Meals on Wheels of Alameda County
4MyCiTy
Water for People
Bondh-E-Shams
Meals on Wheels Western South Dakota
ICNA Relief
No Kid Hungry
Martha’s Kitchen
Philabundance
World Vision
Thirst Relief International
WE SHARE HOPE
Humane Farm Animal Care
Mattie N Dixon Comm Cupboard
Hydrating Humanity
Central Texas Food Bank, Inc.
Lakeview Pantry
Redwood Empire Food Bank
Feeding America’s Hungry Children
The Mississauga Food Bank
Food Lifeline
Food Bank of Iowa
Food Bank of the Rockies
Blessings of Hope
Wayuu Taya Foundation
Convoy of Hope
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County
Zam Zam Water
Rhode Island Community Food Bank
Food for Life Global
Wine To Water
Feeding Texas
Hollywood Food Coalition
Water.org
Food Bank for New York City
Human Relief Foundation
Kids Food Basket
MANNA FoodBank, Inc.
Long Island Cares
SERV International
Food Bank of Central New York
Action Against Hunger – Canada
Mountaineer Food Bank
Common Threads
Food For The Hungry
Greater Vancouver Food Bank
Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas
Feed the Children
Food Share of Ventura County
WaterAid America
Chattanooga Area Food Bank
American Friends of Leket Israel, Inc.
2535 Water
Paani Project

How will funds be distributed?

Once per month, the total value of each fund will be distributed evenly to all of the nonprofit organizations participating in that fund. 

Who is The Giving Block?
The Giving Block makes Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency fundraising easy for nonprofits. Since 2018, we have been empowering mission-driven organizations, charities, universities, and faith-based organizations of all sizes to leverage crypto technology to achieve their mission. More than 1,000 organizations trust The Giving Block as their crypto fundraising platform.
How do you pick nonprofits for the Impact Index Fund?
Donor trust is very important to us. We vet every nonprofit that uses The Giving Block to ensure that they are registered nonprofit organizations, charities, and foundations. While the specifics of each nonprofit’s mission may differ, the nonprofits in this Impact Index Fund have been selected because they are aligned in their overarching goals.

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