Uplifting selfless grassroots
volunteerism for a kinder, more compassionate world.

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granted everyday


countries across the globe

Seeding a community
of #changemakers

We use the money we raise to invest in grassroots projects by people who seek to create a more compassionate world. Every day of the year, our network selects a new project that will receive $1,000 in seed funding. As that project blossoms, leaders can access capacity-building support, encouragement, and connectivity with others. Through these efforts, we seed a vibrant community of global changemakers who seek to spread compassion in the world for the benefit of all.

At TPP, we believe in people, so we invest in people. 

The Pollination Project team


of the week:

Location: Alabama, USA

A beautiful and inspiring story started with the rescue of 8 chickens from an industrial farm in Colorado. Tracey is doing more than saving lives, she’s illustrating what’s possible when you follow your heart and write a new story for a beautiful, forgotten animal.

ShiftHappens: Our Blog:

The stories behind the grants

The Greatest Gift

The Greatest Gift

The highest expression of humanity is the spirit of serving others. In my humble opinion, our existence is inseparable from the concept of service. Everyone is serving someone or something - a nation, cause, family, one's self. Service that is directed inwards; seeks...

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Perfectly prepared

Perfectly prepared

When I entered highschool, I was blessed to have a wonderful home room teacher who went above and beyond by sharing life lessons with us. One thing he would often say was, “Perfect preparation prevents poor performance.” Often we long for spontaneity and to live in...

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“We’re very grateful for the Pollination Project’s support. This organization was
the first (outside of our first supporters) to believe in our mission.

As a result of this grant, we have gained credibility in the refugee community and will be able to continue to grow and work towards achieving our mission.”

Linnie Pawlek, Financial Literacy For Refugees
Colorado, USA

Profiles in compassion: The Story of Lava Mae

Find out how a small donation of $1000 helped launch a successful national model for homeless services. The Pollination Project makes small startup grants every single day of the year- all over the world.

Every $1,000 we raise is another #changemaker we fund.