The Pollination Project Latest Grantees 2017-06-19T19:54:37+00:00

our grantees are awesome

From Atlanta to Nairobi, Bogota to Chennai, we fund startup projects in every corner of the globe. We are proud to offer Pollination Project seed grants to these individuals and grassroots groups who are making their communities and the world a better place for all.


As of
July 2017

Total Grants Made
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Maria Helguera, La Fábrica


La Fábrica provides a recreational and creative space in the Refugio neighborhood in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, México. La Fábrica will begin by facilitating small plots for members of the community to cultivate vegetables. The project will provide drip irrigation and will install automated greenhouses. It is also planned to [...]


George Kamau – Zama Zama Dance And Development Centre

Zama Zama Dance and Development Center is a community development organization that uses dance activities and other forms of art to engender broad social-economic development, while also affecting positive social change. Founded in 2012 in the Mathare area which is one of the Africa's largest and poorest slums, Zama Zama [...]


Bryan Wright, They Done Gone Green Project


Bryan Ibrafall Wright is the President/CEO of the Council of Urban Development, an umbrella organization that supports other projects including the Black Urban Gardening Society (BUGS). BUGS works towards solving the problem of food sustainability in poor minority communities by teaching people to grow their own food. The organization wants [...]


Aleeia Abraham and Rodney Hill – Prototype Music Light House of Art Project


The Light House of Art Program is a short-term, free performing arts initiative of Prototype Music that is now expanding into local family shelters in Queens, New York. Prototype Music is a Jamaica, Queens-based youth-centric arts organization, committed to discovering, developing, showcasing, and mentoring youthful talent emerging from Queens’ often [...]


Shea Norris, Sovereign Seeds & Starts


Sovereign Seeds & Starts is a student-led fundraising effort focused on providing traditional and organic heirloom indigenous seeds and starts from all across Indian country and South and Central America to the Bay Area community through venues such as Pow Wows, community events, and farmers markets. The gardening and planting [...]


Steve Odhiambo – The Green Youth Project

What can a young, school drop out do to change his community? Can he survive the biting poverty and high unemployment rates and do something meaningful? Stephen uses football to engage the youth in farming fruits and vegetables to support themselves and their families. This Green Youth Initiative will be [...]


Leunorah Ogot – Mama Leunorah Safe House Project

Even though Mama Leunorah Ogot has neither (a formal) education nor children of her own, she has devoted her life to ensuring that needy children gain access to education and become important people in society. She vividly understands the huge benefits a good education can have on vulnerable children’s lives. [...]

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