Executive Director, Alissa Hauser in the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

The email that changed everything, September 2016 "In 2014, this email from a grant applicant hit our inboxes: “Your organization is really not treating people with respect. This is the second time I was told that there would be a delay in your organization’s decision. There were so many excuses [...]

Executive Director, Alissa Hauser in the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy 2016-12-11T19:23:38+00:00

TPP Founder, Ari Nessel in the Daily Good

The Pollination Project: An Interview with Ari Nessel, January 2016 "Deven: Good morning, good afternoon, good evening. My name is Deven and I'm your host for our global "Awakin Call". Welcome, and thank you for joining us today. Today, our special guest speaker is none other than Ari Nessel, and [...]

TPP Founder, Ari Nessel in the Daily Good 2016-12-11T19:23:56+00:00

Executive Director, Alissa Hauser receives a Passion Award, from The Passion Co.

Alissa Hauser - The Pollination Project, June 2015 "Born and raised in New Jersey, Hauser grew up in a politically active household, and soon moved to San Francisco to study and later work for nonprofits. Seeing an opportunity to bring more of business and startup acumen to the philanthropic world, Hauser, [...]

Executive Director, Alissa Hauser receives a Passion Award, from The Passion Co. 2016-12-11T19:24:09+00:00

The Pollination Project in Levi & Strauss Co., UNZIPPED

The Pollination Project and LS&Co. Team Up on Environmental Grants, May 2015 “I’m always impressed with what young people can do before older people tell them that it is impossible,” said David Brower, the prominent environmentalist who spent the later years of his life mentoring youth. Driven by the desire [...]

The Pollination Project in Levi & Strauss Co., UNZIPPED 2016-12-11T19:24:11+00:00

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 Grantmakers annual conference to learn from national experts and local leaders [...]

The Pollination Project in Times of San Diego 2016-12-11T19:24:18+00:00

A Better World on $1000 a Day, Mother Nature Network

April 4, 2014 “We’re not really looking for the next Martin Luther King Jr. or Gandhi,” says Nessel. “America doesn’t become great when we have a better president or better politicians. It’s when every citizen is taking things into their own hands — that’s when our world changes. The Pollination Project [...]

A Better World on $1000 a Day, Mother Nature Network 2016-12-11T19:24:27+00:00

Do-gooder’s mission: Offer helping grands

From the Dallas Morning News, April 2, 2014 A year ago, high school student Michael Meng started the nonprofit Paint the World to spread the love of art to underprivileged children in the Dallas region. Challenged by a lack of funds, Meng turned to the Pollination Project, a nonprofit that [...]

Do-gooder’s mission: Offer helping grands 2016-12-11T19:24:27+00:00

Seed Money Sprouts Change for Tiny NonProfits: CBS Sunday Morning

CBS Sunday Morning- March 23, 2014 The 40-year-old Nessel created a foundation he calls the Pollination Project. Instead of writing a big check to an established charity, he chooses someone just getting started to receive his daily thousand-dollar donation. "One of the challenges with the way philanthropy is currently being done [...]

Seed Money Sprouts Change for Tiny NonProfits: CBS Sunday Morning 2016-12-11T19:24:27+00:00
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