#News
TPP Founder, Ari Nessel in the Daily Good

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...

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The Pollination Project in World Agroforestry Centre

The Pollination Project in World Agroforestry Centre

Youth leading the way in agroforestry, August 2015 "Youth around the globe are taking leadership in protecting their environments and advocating for ecosystem protection." "An article in the Huffington Post profiles 20 youth leaders that have received seed grants from...

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The Pollination Project in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Pollination Project in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

What a Donor Learned After Giving $1 Million, $1,000 a Day, featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, August 10th 2015 "On January 1, 2013, the real-estate developer Ariel Nessel started giving out $1,000 a day, mainly to individuals with big ideas for projects that...

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The Pollination Project in Levi & Strauss Co., UNZIPPED

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...

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The Pollination Project in Times of San Diego

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...

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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...

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The Daily Practice That Changed My Life, Huffington Post

The Daily Practice That Changed My Life, Huffington Post

Ari authored this inspiring Huffington Post piece about daily giving. About a year and a half ago I did something that some would say was outrageous. I made a pledge to give away $1K a day to an individual social change-maker, every day, for the rest of my life. This...

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Pollinate Good, Janine Francolini, Huffington Post

Pollinate Good, Janine Francolini, Huffington Post

On the morning after Thanksgiving, I woke up to one email that erased all of the “Black Friday” messages that were bombarding my inbox. The profound words of truth and light from Ari Nessel, the founder of The Pollination Project embodied the authentic essence of our...

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Ari Nessel in Green Source DFW

Ari Nessel in Green Source DFW

Ari Nessel, Pollination Project founder and President, makes his living as a real estate redeveloper.  Check out this article in Green Source DFW about his eco-friendly and mindful approach to his "day job." As a devoted yoga practitioner, Ariel Nessel understands the...

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Borgen Magazine:  Small Grants Combine to Make Real Change

Borgen Magazine: Small Grants Combine to Make Real Change

Borgen Magazine posted an article about our approach to making micro grants.  Also profiled in the article is grantee, Ayla Schlosser.   "We’ve heard of the big dogs in global philanthropy, those monster pocketbooks that shell out millions and billions of dollars to...

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Philanthropy Journal- Permission to Dream

Philanthropy Journal- Permission to Dream

Permission To Dream:  Taking the First Steps Towards Social Change Foundations often identify themselves as “grant-makers.” But by being grant-makers, we are also “grant-rejectors.” We love to focus on who and what we fund, often forgetting about all the groups and...

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Soul Secret Service: These People are Good!

Soul Secret Service: These People are Good!

Thank you Soul Secret Service for this plug about our work! Thank you everybody at The Pollination Project for being so good and helping spread Compassion and just plain ol good vibes throughout the world. You Rock!

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Pollination Philanthropy:  More is More

Pollination Philanthropy: More is More

"Pollination philanthropy focuses on seeding nascent social change projects and passionate and creative leadership. By dividing a large chunk of money into targeted micro-grants, more good work gets funded, and thus has a chance to grow and ultimately blossom in the...

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City Life Magazine

City Life Magazine

Post on The Pollination Project from Toronto's City LIfe Magazine. Click here to download a pdf of the print article.  

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