2015 Levi Strauss & Co./Pollination Project ( Seed funding for Youth Enviromentalist)-USD$5,0000/Project

Application Deadline: Ongoing

The Pollination Project and Levi Strauss & Company are partnering to offer seed grants and support to young people involved in a wide variety of environmental programs all over the world.

The Youth Environmental Grantmaking program includes:

  • 20 seed grants of $1000 each made to youth who are involved in grassroots environmental projects
  • Second-round funding of up to $5000 per project offered in Fall 2015
  • Promotional support for certain projects
  • Capacity building and leadership development training offered through Youth Empowered Action Camp.
  • Special priority consideration for projects recommended by the New Leaders Initiative of the Earth Island Institute.


  • Individuals aged 22 or younger who are starting up or leading an environmental project anywhere in the world.
  • do not fund established organizations with paid staff.

The Pollination fund in the following categories:

  • Youth Environmentalists
  • Compassion towards all life
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Justice in all of its forms
  • Community health and wellness
  • Putting consciousness into action
  • Social change-oriented arts and culture


For the initial seed grants, you can apply for up to $1000. For second “impact” grants (which will be available to all grantees in good standing beginning in late Fall, 2015), you can apply for up to $5000.

How to Apply:

  • First, please complete the prescreen questionnaire.
  • If you meet the basic guidelines, you will receive a link to the online application.

Apply Now for the Pollination Project Grant

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Pollination Project Youth Enviromental Grant


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