Deadline: 01-Jun-24

The Thrive Philanthropy is inviting applications to fund initiatives that create just, plant-based food systems by reducing the consumption or demand of animals, overcoming industrial animal agriculture, or for vegan advocacy.

The Thrive Grant is geared toward mid-size or larger organizations, and/or organizations with a track record of success.

At this time, USA organizations or international chapters of USA organizations are not eligible. Organizations that receive a grant are typically eligible for only one grant per year.

Equity is the centerpiece of the giving. Proposals led by or that meaningfully employ women, people of colour, and other marginalized persons are encouraged to apply.

Funding Information

  • The Thrive Grant ranges from $10,000 USD to $50,000 USD.

Ineligible Funding

  • Cellular agriculture initiatives
  • Projects or organizations that benefit, support, or are impartial to the exploitation of animals, including humans
  • Organizations or projects that provide material aid or vegan food aid to the military or police
  • For-profit companies, including restaurants or other businesses
  • Food banks, food giveaways, meal distributions, hunger-relief
  • Farmed animal welfare campaigns
  • Animal farming or other animal use
  • Projects that use animal products (animal-based food, leather, etc.)
  • Political parties or candidate endorsement
  • Tuition, student research, university fees
  • Work within the United States or international chapters of USA organizations
  • Chapters of large international organizations

Eligibility Criteria

  • Proposals that aim to create just, vegan food systems by reducing the consumption of animals, reducing industrial animal agriculture, or for vegan advocacy.
  • Aligns with Thrive Philanthropy’s safespace policy.
  • Outside the United States and/or are not an international chapter of a US-based organization.
  • Applicants must consistently demonstrate a positive reputation with their stakeholders and community and can contribute to Thrive Philanthropy’s positive reputation.
  • Not a for-profit company.
  • They occasionally fund individuals at smaller amounts, however, most Thrive Grants are directed to organizations.
  • They are currently prioritizing organizations with a budget less than $500,000 USD.