Your generosity makes an impact!
It's the 2022 Holiday Giving Season and the close of yet another year of Stardust's service to others. Our goal is to match that with individual donations from the greater Stardust family from now through January 10th. We need your help: our work relies on the generosity of donors like you!
$50 or more - Recognition in our newsletter and social media
About Stardust Startups
Stardust Startups, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, awards microgrants worldwide to select emerging entrepreneurs who need seed money for projects focused on making positive social and environmental impact. Stardust Startups provides financial, moral, and social support for the innovative work of emerging young businesses and initiatives that conform to the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals – with emphasis on Hunger, Health, Quality Education, Clean Water/Sanitation, Clean Energy, Sustainable Cities/Communities, Responsible Consumption/Production and Climate Action.
Since its inception in 2015, Stardust Startups has awarded nearly $50,000 in grants to a diverse array of emerging impact entrepreneurs around the world in 11 countries and 5 US states, working with purpose and passion at a human-scale. Projects supported include a bio-tech invention helping bees fight parasites and contaminants, a low-consumption indoor air cooling system, an ion-powered aircraft, a eco-briquette creating an alternative fuel source for refugees, eco-responsible tiny housing, innovative bulk food distribution, aquatic tanks that reduce PTSD, a reusable take-out container service, a reading and technology program in Nigeria, a Los Angeles app startup promoting green habits and local tips for millennials, and many more.
"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