Meet me in the greenhouse.
Are you the founder of a budding non-profit organization or social impact project looking for ways to grow your heart for service? Like many, are you feeling depleted by the continual struggle to expand your mission? So often, changemakers begin from a place of deep authenticity, only to find that the continual search for new sources of funding leaves them exhausted, feeling the isolation of competition, or otherwise burnt out.
If this sounds familiar, Greenhouse is for you.
Greenhouse is a different kind of social innovation incubator.
An outreach of The Pollination Project, Greenhouse is designed to expand the consciousness of participants in ways that promote connection, community, resilience, and collaboration for grassroots changemakers around the world.
When we think of development in a non-profit context, often we think only of ways to invite more financial capital into our organizations. But what if other forms of wealth exist that have the opportunity to catalyze our work in ways that strengthen not only our missions, but also our individual capacity to see those missions through? Reflecting our belief that social change requires inner transformation, together we will map the nonprofit ecosystem in ways that explore social capital, material capital, cultural capital, experiential capital, spiritual capital, as well as financial capital.
A community sensing into abundance.
Greenhouse will unfold over a 6-week virtual program. There will be live events twice a week, and each week will cover one training module on community call, breakout sessions, regional and/or thematic focus group discussion calls. Each event will be not more than 2 hours long. Conversations and breakout sessions will be facilitated by powerful guests who can engage deeply with participants around their hopes, dreams, and challenges.
Our deep hope is that a beloved community will be built through Greenhouse, and that everyone involved will find new ways to seek and offer multiple forms of support to this community.
At the close of the six-weeks cohort, those who want to and have a need for financial support can share their ideas and needs with the cohort. A panel of previous sustainability grant recipients will vote on the projects they want to support through a Sustainability Grant of up to $5,000.
Greenhouse is a 6-week virtual program with live events twice a week for 2 hours each day. This upcoming session will run from September 20 – October 27, 2022. All the training sessions will be done on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 to 12 EST each day. Throughout these sessions, we will map the nonprofit ecosystem in ways that explore social capital, material capital, cultural capital, experiential capital, spiritual capital, as well as financial capital.
TPP Grantees who meet the following criteria can apply:
• Must have submitted a complete final report for their seed grant or any other TPP grant.
• Must be in good standing.
• Have access to internet connectivity to join all training sessions.
• Willing to actively participate in a regional and/or thematic networking group that aligns with the TPP grantee’s vision during and after the training.
• Willing to fully participate in all the interactive training sessions and submit pulse check and evaluation forms.
• Has not been a past applicant or participant in a previous Greenhouse session.
Please feel free to contact [email protected] if you have any further questions.