Seed Grants for Social Change 2017-12-29T14:32:30+00:00


We give small startup grants to some of the most ambitious, creative community changemakers in the world.

Our grantees have taken small donations of $1000, and turned it into successful, growing programs that promote human rights, advocate for animals, protect the environment, and build global movements for change.

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We Give Seed Grants to Social Change Leaders

We believe in the power of people. Every day, all over the world, ordinary citizens are doing extraordinary things to make their communities and their world a better place.

On January 1, 2013, we began making small grants, every single day of the year, to community change makers working on important social change issues, spreading compassion and kindness wherever they are. Some have gone on to win international awards, gain media attention, and scale their projects on a global level.

Our grantees are a testament to the unbreakable human spirit that is still alive and well all over the world.

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Today’s featured grantee


Businge, Tadeo, Angelite, Betty, Nathan – We Have Water, We Make Life

The “We Have Water, We Make Life Project” aims to continue the small gardens for children at the Kasese Humanist School in Western Uganda. Through this project, a water tank and pump will be built nearby the river to help ensure continuous gardening around the school. The climate is changing and the water systems nearby the school will help the teachers and students to use water to support their garden during harsh climate conditions.

Learn about our special programs

CA Youth Rising
East Africa Hub
Youth Rising Program
Global Animal Advocacy Program
Youth Environmental Hub

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