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.


As of
January 2017

Total Grants Made
Total Amount Given
Countries Funded

Sabit David Mborikino and Henry Michael, Nambazia Community Centre

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In Yambio, South Sudan, Sabit David Mborikino and Henry Michael are promoting quality of life and self-reliance through their project, Nambazia Community Centre. The center is founded using farming as a way to restore fair living standards, human dignity and improve the economic lives of those in the area. A

Whitney D. Greene, Pollinator Paradise: An Educational Garden

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Many of the youth in Wilkesboro, North Carolina do not understand the important role of pollinators in society. Whitney D. Greene has thus started Pollinator Paradise: An Educational Garden so that local schools and youth serving organizations can come and see firsthand the work of pollinators and their value in

Mark Mugambi Mutuma, Healthy Vegan Food Products from Soya Beans

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In 2015 the Center for Disease Control and Prevention released a statement saying that consuming processed meat causes cancer, while eating unprocessed red meat may also be carcinogenic. Mark Mugambi Mutuma is based out of Meru, Kenya and has created the Healthy Vegan Food Products from Soya Beans project to help

Jamilah Nafula Meso, Feed The Soil to Improve Production Project

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Nitrogen is a vital constituent of protein and protoplasm in plants and thus its reserves in the soil must be regularly replenished in order to maintain crop production. Jamilah Nafula Meso is based out of Mungore, Kenya and is helping farmers practice sustainable soil fertility management by adopting eco-friendly, farm

Felecia K Gworlekaju and Antoinette Brow, Water is Life


Hand pumps are one of the most economical solutions to providing a collective supply of drinking water in rural areas and suburban environments. Felecia K Gworlekaju and Antoinette Brow have created Water is Life out of Duazon, Liberia to provide water sustainability and healthy water stewardship. Five hand pumps will

Suvi Auvinen, Vegemessut 2017: The First Vegan Fair of Helsinki, Finland


The demand of vegan products has exploded in Finland in 2016 as the demand for non-dairy milk has gone up 40% and the demand for tofu 25%. In the town of Helsinki, Suvi Auvinen has established Vegemessut 2017: The First Vegan Fair, a non-profit vegan food and culture event showcasing