Christine Samuel a volunteer teacher during an early childhood education class in Pisabu,Kebbi state.
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.

Selassie Tay

As of
October 2019

Total Grants Made
Dollars Given
Countries Funded

WaterEase Africa – WaterEase

WaterEase is working to provide access to clean water for poor families across Nigeria, especially for women and girls who spend endless hours fetching water over long distances - affecting their health, education and livelihoods; using advocacy, technology and grassroots mobilization.


NorCal Resist – Know Your Rights for Immigrant Communities

We, NorCal Resist, provide immigrant-focused Know Your Rights trainings, for free, to communities that are feeling nervous and threatened in the current political climate. ICE routinely uses coercion, deception and intimidation to incriminate and detain their targets, gain access to homes and vehicles, and more. Being able to assert your [...]


Darel Scott – Earth in Color

Earth in Color is a venture based in the Bay Area, California that seeks to heal people and the planet. Through immersive nature experiences and digital zines, this venture facilitates environmental behavior change, cultivates earth curiosity, and empowers people of color. Through her work at the intersection of race and [...]


Paloma Diaz – Mariposas Revolucionarias

Mariposas Revolucionarias is a community located in San Diego / Tijuana made up of youth and minorities. We work to make our world a better place. We advocate veganism, art, gardening, food security, Native American culture, zero waste movement, and more! This project is important because our community is suffering [...]


Eco Soul Hostel – Eco Soul Hostel

At this time of emerging climate crisis, it is vital that we have strong, hopeful visions of what a sustainable lifestyle can look like. We are creating a social enterprise community hostel in London where people who share values of kindness, social change, sustainability and an inner well-being connect and [...]

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