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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Our Latest Grant Recipients

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Animal Rights
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Human Rights
Kindness & Generosity
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Economic Empowerment
Environmental Sustainability
Leadership Development

James Peter Kirima, Nuru Rajab Msangi – Health Insurance Project

In Tanzania, women struggle in earning income to pay the expensive health bills of themselves and their family members. To best address this communal concern, James Kirima has established the Health Insurance Project, which will help provide health services to women and children. The project will create community awareness on the importance of affordable health insurance, [...]


Makena Cioni – Connecting Global Communities

Connecting Global Communities, created by high school student Makena Cioni, is designed to make an ESL (English as a Second Language) program for the Emmanuel Advice and Care Centre, an AIDS help center and preschool in Kwa Noxolo, South Africa. English is the unifying language in the nation of 14 national languages; and thus speaking it [...]


Thumbs Up Uganda – Eco Friendly Toilet

Samuel Odwar is the founder of Thumbs Up Uganda, a project that works mainly with parents of disabled children, children with disabilities, youth with disabilities, and underprivileged children in Gulu District, Northern Uganda. Samuel and his team envision a day where parents and their children with disabilities are living in inclusive communities that embrace the uniqueness [...]


Joan, Sarah, Rachael – Sewing for Better Livelihoods

Sewing for Better Livelihoods is an initiate started by Joan Namale in Nansana, Uganda, aimed at equipping mothers and teenage girls with the skills to to become self-sustaining individuals, both economically and socially. Joan and her team envision a world where every person can be what they want to be without the worries of struggling to [...]


RICE Excellent Center Nkambe for Teens – RICE Excellent Center Nkambe

RICE (Rehabilitation, Inclusive, Community, Empowerment) Excellent Center Nkambe is the only facility of its kind in the northwest region of Cameroon that provides teenage mothers, children, and teenagers the opportunity to seek information on reproductive health, trainings on small-scale business, counseling services, and mentoring opportunities. This work is being coordinated by Abanda Marcel, all with the [...]


Ignacia Uribe – Plan V App – Vegetarianos Hoy

Plan V is a mobile app that helps people to reduce and/or eliminate animal products from their diets. Plan V App was designed by Ignacia Uribe, longtime activist and founder of Vegetarianos Hoy, a non-profit organization that promotes healthier eating habits to help people, animals and the environment. Plan V App works as guide to respond [...]

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