Grants Funded in 2012

We provide micro grants for social change projects worldwide. These are the projects we funded in 2012.

Nathaniel James, Philanthrogeek


With help from the Pollination Project, Nathaniel James launched Philanthrogeek in January 2013.  Philanthropgeek is a virtual community (and website) that provides a vibrant, interesting community of innovative, risk-embracing philanthropic leaders.  Philanthrogeek provides a fun and productive space for winning stories and critical questions, trusted news and information and navigation [...]

Raphael Weisman & Jimmie McClure, Santa Fe Water Awareness Group


The Santa Fe Water Awareness group is a network of water advocacy groups in the Santa Fe, NM region.  They used TPP funds for networking opportunities with other water awarness groups and leaders in Oregon and New Mexico, to promote and organize a Global Water Festival in Santa Fe, and [...]

Sandra Higgins, Eden Farm Animal Sanctuary


Sandra is a long time animal rights activist and ecopsychology practitioner who, four years ago, built an all-volunteer-run animal sanctuary in Ireland. She will use the grant from The Pollination Project to produce educational materials (leaflets, books, downloadable pdfs, greeting cards and a movie) that help to expand and build [...]

Leia Lewis Henderson, The Abundance Garden Course


Leia is passionate about social justice, women's self-determination and environmental sustainability. Leia's Abundance Garden Course is a multi-sensory 3 hour experience that supports women in reconnecting with nature, with their own inner wisdom and what is their "natural next step" in involving themselves in other social justice projects. Leia will [...]

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