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.

Kelly Kwan reading a book to a little boy

As of
April 2019

Total Grants Made
Dollars Given
Countries Funded

Rae Howell, Jilli Rose, Deacon Warner – Bee-Sharp Honeybee

Bee-Sharp Honeybee is an art-science-environmental impact project that shares the secret life of bees, featuring a live string orchestra, synchronized with an animated film, and a live honeybee hive, all of which are the subjects of a documentary film. Inspired by, and directly derived from extensive research of rhythm, pitch, [...]


Nyudze Elisabeth Suika – Ultra Warm Baby Kits

The Ultra Warm Baby Kit project aims to empower 12 internally displaced, single mothers, who are survivors of gender based violence, with skills in knitting and crocheting. Together, the women will craft blankets and hats for babies in rural communities, who are currently falling ill because of a lacking of [...]


Betty Depuun Jande – The Zero Hunger Project

The Zero Hunger Project is an initiative by Betty Jande, a widow who is passionate about helping fellow widows in Gboko, Benue, Nigeria. The ultimate goal of this work is to eradicate hunger and alleviate poverty through farming activities. The project will build the capacities of thirty widows in agro-business [...]


Dominion Sanctuary – Pigs, Kids & Fun!

Dominion Sanctuary's Pigs, Kids & Fun day camp is a half day summer camp focusing on connecting kids and their families with "food" animals, specifically pigs, exploring their care and personalities, and ultimately, helping them view animals as more than just a commodity. Along with co-leaders, Alexianna Mundy, Megan Zars, [...]


Henrietta Sindy Adiko, Rita Siaw – Write Evolution

Write Evolution was initiated by Henrietta Sindy Adiko, an astute educator, in partnership with Feminine Star Africa in Ho West District of Volta, Ghana. The project seeks to address the inability of students in second cycle institutions to write creative stories as well as solving the problem of limited relatable [...]

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