Grants Funded in January 2013

We provide micro grants for social change projects worldwide. These are the projects we funded in January 2013.

Mina Girgis, The Nile Project

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Our Flow Fund partner, Youth for Environmental Sanity, brought us Mina's project, The Nile Project. The Nile Project was founded in August 2011 by Egyptian ethnomusicologist Mina Girgis and Ethiopian-American singer Meklit Hadero to address the Nile basin’s cultural and environmental challenges using an innovative approach that combines music, education [...]

Sarah Hanson, Labyrinthine

2016-12-11T19:29:07+00:00

Sarah Hanson runs Labyrinthine, a nonprofit retreat center in the Garry Oak Habitat ecosystem on the San Juan Islands.  She and her team have been studying the forest and the endangered species who inhabit it, and have decided to bring permaculture and land stewardship methods to restoring the forest and [...]

Greg Singer, Veg Toons

2016-12-11T19:29:07+00:00

Greg is an accomplished production manager and story developer and has worked with  companies like DreamWorks Feature Animation, Fox Feature Animation and Cartoon Network.  He tells us that one of his early mentors said that "we should do the work that no one else is doing. We should leverage our talents, [...]

Carolyn Mullin, National Museum of Animals and Society’s Oral History Project

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2016-12-11T19:29:07+00:00

Carolyn's project is part of the mission of the National Museum of Animals and Society, which enriches the lives of animals and people through exploration of our shared experience.  The museum collections include humane education, animal protection history and animal studies.  It is currently operating in a mobile and online [...]

Chloe Falkenheim, Youth Vegetarian Alliance

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2016-12-11T19:29:07+00:00

Chloe is a highly motivated, ambitious 15 year old who is deeply committed to making change. Chloe is passionate about vegetarian diets (She became vegetarian at age 9) yet finds that when she talks to other teenagers about changing their diet to reflect their values, they are held back because [...]

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