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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.

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As of
June 2019

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Our Latest Grant Recipients

We Support Multiple Funding Areas

Animal Rights
Arts & Culture
Health & Wellness
Human Rights
Kindness & Generosity
Schools & Education
Economic Empowerment
Environmental Sustainability
Leadership Development

Jean Klein – FEEDING the NEED

With the rising cost of regular produce, let alone organic, it is impossible for any low-income person to be able to afford to eat healthy. As a result, Jean Klein, founder and president of the non-profit organization FEED the NEED, works to feed and educate low-income families in Morris, Illinois, USA. Jean believes that by building [...]


Chrysalis; Esperanza Shelter – Labyrinth at Esperanza Shelter

The Labyrinth at Esperanza Shelter for Battered Families Support Center is a circuitous pathway design, that unlike a maze, there are no dead ends or tricks, but the winding pathway leads to the center and back out again. Walking the labyrinth is an ancient practice re-popularized in the last 20 years, proven to facilitate stress reduction, [...]


Zimconserve Partner Bangira Villagers – Developing a Vegetable Cooperative Society for Farmers

Developing a Vegetable Cooperative Society for Farmers is located in Seke, Bangira, Zimbabwe. Led by the Zimconserve and Bangira Co-Op Society, the goal is to grow and market a variety of vegetable species through sustainable permaculture methods, leading to nutritious meals and a revenue generation from sales. This work is important in that it has transformed [...]


Rufus Sullivan and Kimberley Somerside – Green Generation Project

The Green Generation Project, which works with the Scottish charity Green18, will visit primary schools across the 32 local authorities in Scotland. The project will be led by Rufus Sullivan, founder and director of Green18, with other Scottish environmentalists helping along the way. Working to utilize the enthusiasm and creativity that the youngest generations have shown [...]


Tiffany Kirk, City of Atlanta – LIFERS Program

The LIFERS Program is a non-profit that provides life skills training in the Atlanta Metro area. Founder, Tiffany Kirk, partners with other non-profit and government agencies, including Fulton County Juvenile Courts, to deliver a 6-part series that covers lifestyle choices, incarceration and its affects, financial empowerment, education, employment pathways, entrepreneurship, relationships, and success. With juvenile crime [...]


Wendy Baker, Eric Johnson – Garden to Grinds Solar Project

Wendy Baker and her team are working diligently to create a sustainable food system for our island of Pahoa. Organic gardening and its practices work to build vibrant communities grounded in fertile soil and healthy practices. They aim to reduce our carbon footprint by importing less and composting more. Through this work, they create diverse [...]


Promise Non-Profit Organization – Project GO (Growing Ourselves)

Project GO (Growing Ourselves) was developed to give program participants the knowledge and skills needed to seek and maintain gainful employment. This project will provide job training, education, and social support to residents of low-income Detroit neighborhoods, which will enable them to obtain and maintain gainful employment, helping to reduce the unemployment rate in low-income communities. [...]


Youth for Aarey

Youth for Aarey is a Mumbai-based community that works to preserve and protect Aarey Forest, one of the world's oldest urban forests and last remaining tribal inhabitants by establishing an environmental awareness and learning hub. The hub engages Mumbai citizens from all walks of life by running experiential programs around environmental issues, such as agroforestry, natural [...]

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