The Stardust-Startup Factory is ready to work with you to fund 4 new micro-grants for 2020:
🏠 Ma Petite Masion Verte: Eco-responsible tiny housing made using innovative materials
💨 Caeli Energie: Low-consumption, highly efficient indoor air cooling system
🐝 Proapia BioTech: A biotechnological device that helps beekeepers fights parasites and contaminants in a natural ways
🍪 SmartVrac: Simplified and ecological bulk food system redesign improving hygiene, security, and customer flow
-- Note: After receiving 61 applications from across the globe, the 4 we selected just happened to be located in France! We look at the Global Impact Potential of projects, not their countries of origin.--
Stardust supports the work of impact entrepreneurs launching creative solutions to relevant problems in their communities and the world. The environmental sustainability projects we are funding integrate human-nature interactions with sustainable practices to maintain resilient societal, cultural, and economic requirements. This way, they foster ecosystem regimes that provide goods and services for humans.
Our nonprofit is 100% supported by donations of private individuals. We believe that generosity has the power to unite and heal communities in good times and bad. The micro-grants we award illustrate the importance of small positive changes in the midst of uncertainties like those presented by the novel coronavirus crisis of 2020.
Listening to their ideas and supporting their projects gives them a chance to try something new, fill a gap, and impact their local communities. Our role is to provide them with initial funding and a platform for sharing, so that the whole Stardust community may become inspired by their work, make connections, and see from new perspectives.
M I S S I O N : The Stardust-Startup Factory provides financial support, in the form of $2,000 micro-grants, for the innovative, inventive, and creative work of emerging entrepreneurs making positive social and environmental impact in the areas of sustainability, health, and learning.
Sustainability: We strive to live in harmony with our environment and learn from it in order to help ourselves. Natural elements and resources are ours to harness if we can do it with great respect for the Earth they come from! Sustainability projects we fund explore smart solutions that promote accessibility and renewability.
Learning: The value of education depends on its accessibility for all and affordability, more than anything. We all have a right to be curious, learn, and grow. Stardust values openness and transparency that cultivates this curiosity and the cooperation that allows knowledge to be shared.
Health: We know and value the importance of health in our everyday lives. Good mental health keeps our minds stable, conscious, self-aware, curious, and positive. Our minds are connected with our bodies, which also require quality nutrition, outdoor activity, and proper body treatment of all kinds.
"This is an organization that cares deeply about its causes and focuses on making sure every dollar goes to make an impact in the world, in the areas of sustainability, health, and learning. Their stories are inspiring. Their impact is tangible." - Erin M
Your donations help us give twice a year to 3-4 different entrepreneurs willing to create positive social and environmental change in their communities and the world. Become part of the community today! We encourage you to set up recurring donations to help us help others move ideas into action for positive change. Thank you for your donation!
Visit our website: starduststartupfactory.org
The Stardust-Startup Factory is recognized as a nonprofit corporation in North Carolina with Federal IRS 501(c)(3) status. It is also registered with GuideStar.