Applicant’s Bill of Rights

Applicant’s Bill of Rights

In early 2014, there was a breakdown. An applicant was waiting nearly 3 months to get a response from us about an application she submitted.  She was told by different people, “we’ll let you know in 6 weeks,” and “here’s our last...
Applicant’s Bill of Rights

The Pollination Project in Times of San Diego

Grantmakers Strive to Strengthen Philanthropy in San Diego, featured in Times of San Diego, November 27th 2014. “On Nov. 14, nearly 160 representatives of foundations, corporate giving programs, and individual donors gathered in Balboa Park for the San Diego...
The Pollination Project in the Daily Good

The Pollination Project in the Daily Good

The Pollination Project: Gifting A $1000 A Day A 13-year-old collects items for animal shelters. An 88-year-old offers up land to community agriculture. A young man trains prisoners in nonviolence. For Ari Nessel, each story is just another day along his journey in...
Chloe Falkenheim, Veg Youth

Chloe Falkenheim, Veg Youth

 Thanks a bunch for your help with VegYouth in our first year. :) I really can’t believe how far we’ve come in just one year. Exactly a year ago, I was the literally the only one working on this and no one really knew about it at all! Now we have dozens of...