Grantee Awards & Recognition

These grantees have gone on to win international awards and gain prestigious grants and other recognition for their impactful work.

Jaha DukurehTime Magazine’s List of the 100 Most Influential People in the World

Jaha Dukureh
Campaign to End Female Genital Mutilation
Washington DC, USA

Mina Girgis, Nile ProjectNPR’s “5 Must Hear
International Albums”

Mina Girgis
The Nile Project
Nile River Basin

Thomas Ponce, Lobby for AnimalsNational Animal Rights Conference Youth Activist Award

Thomas Ponce
Lobby for Animals
Casselberry, Florida

Doniece Sandoval, Lava Mae Google Impact Challenge Finalist

Doniece Sandoval
Lava Mae
San Francisco, CA

Matthew KaplanPeace First Prize 2014

Matthew Kaplan
Be O.N.E.
Phoenix, Arizona

Imran Battla Food Well Alliance – Local Food Grantee

Imran Battla
Grow Where You Are/ UGRO
Atlanta, Georgia

Tsechu DolmaEchoing Green Fellowship

Teschu Dolma
Yulha Fund
Nepal

Sitawa WafulaAspen Institute New Voices Fellowship

Sitawa Wafula
My Mind My Funk
Nairobi, Kenya

african blogger awardsAfrican Blogger Awards

Kinglesy Iweka
African-OnTheRise
Nigeria, Africa

screen-shot-2016-09-08-at-4-34-23-pmUNHCR 2016 Nansen Refugee Award

Lesvos Solidarity
Ex-Pipka Village
Lesvos, Greece

Oprah’s Super Soul 100Maya Shea Penn

Maya Shea Penn
Maya’s Ideas
Atlanta, Georgia

Discovery Channel ID Heroalicia-white

Alicia White
Project Petals
New York, NY

Mark & Ismini Svensson, Stay UnitedUS Congressional Recognition

Mark & Ismini Svensson
Stay United
All over the US

Kisirisa Muhammed, Books For LifeMuhammad Ali Humanitarian Award

Kisirisa Muhammed
Books For Life
Kampala, Uganda

Basil Farraj, A Path to PeaceThomas J. Watson Fellowship

Basil Farraj
Pathways to Peace
Indianapolis Indiana and Ramallah, Palestine

Maria Omare, The Action FoundationSET Africa: Social Innovation Award
Ford Foundation Fellowship

Maria Omare
The Action Foundation
Nairobi, Kenya

Kaganga JohnUN Development Programme

Kaganga John
Small Grants Programme
Uganda

Sydney Gray and RoseAshoka Emerging Innovator

Sydney Gray
Mama Maji
New Orleans, LA and Kenya

MTV Highschool TrailblazersCorrine Hindes and Katrine Kirseborn

Corinne Hindes & Katrine Kirsebom
Warm Winters
Walnut Creek, California

Calvin Duncan, Soros Justice FellowSoros Justice Fellowship

Calvin Duncan
Prosecutorial Misconduct
New Orleans, Louisiana

Felipe SpathAcumen Global Fellowship

Felipe Spath
La Juanita Finca Verde
Guatavita, Colombia

Jeff KirchnerTed Residency

Jeff Kirchner
Litterati
Oakland, California

Kehli Faulkner-BerryWinner- Lifetime TV’s “Bring It”

Kehli Berry
Divas of Compton
Compton, CA

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