Flash Grants


Twice a year we award a number of small grants to a collection of social change agents, no strings attached, in support of their work. We call these Flash Grants and recipients are selected based on nominations from our Fellows. Each award is worth $5,000.

2021

Ana Paula Gomes Ferreira
May
Anna Vitkalova
May
Bonaventure Dossou
May
Carly Tanur
May
Charlie Ikem
May
Dasapta Irawan
May
Debbie Stothard
May
Fatima Hassan
May
Garrett McQueen
May
Ifeoma Ozoma
May
Irene González Chen
May
Isabel Molina
May
James Kirika
May
Jessica Henley
May
Katya Abazajian
May
Ken Makunga
May
Koketso Moeti
May
Lazarus Amukeshe
May
Marco Montanari
May
Marina Marmolejo
May
Martin Oloo
May
Michael Jørgensen
May
Miroslava Mileva
May
Mohammed Elsusi
May
Mukhtar Ibrahim
May
Nano Castro
May
Naropa Love
May
Negar Azimi
May
Noel Kokou Tadegnon
May
Oday Darwich
May
Oliver Utne
May
Olivia Guest
May
Rana Ayyub
May
Ryan Matthew Jenks
May
Sam Dindi
May
Sanghapali Aruna
May
Sônia Guajajara
May
Varsha Gandikota
May
Andy Moore
November
Bhuvana Meenakshi
November
Bindu Ammini
November
Dani Eder
November
Darrah Blackwater
November
David Issom
November
Demichelle Petherbridge
November
Dylan Valley
November
Erik Moeller
November
Francisco Antunes Caminati
November
Glen Millot
November
Ifat Gazia
November
Isaac Larkin
November
Ivan Pardo
November
Jack Kelly
November
Jascha Urbach
November
Lucia Egana Rojas
November
Luiz Fernando Toledo
November
Mathew Lubari
November
Maxwell Chimedza
November
Monique Verdin
November
Nicholas Kalinge
November
Pia Andrews
November
Rebecca Gomperts
November
Robert Schnüll
November
Rutendo Ngara
November
Samanta Krishnapillai
November
Sang Mendy
November
Sanjar Qiam
November
Sham Jaff
November
Stephen Fischer
November
Tiago Lubiana
November
Urs Gaudenz
November
Vinodh Ilangovan
November
Virginia Thomson
November

2020

Ahmed Khan
May
Alastair Otter
May
Allison Harbin
May
Belay Tilahun Tadesse
May
Ben Krikler
May
Ben McKenna
May
Cecilia Maundu
May
Charles He
May
Cristina Tardaguila
May
Delphine Halgand-Mishra
May
Diarmaid McDonald
May
Flávia Gonçalves Macêdo
May
Isaac Sesi
May
Jane McAlevey
May
Maria Julia Oliva
May
Maryam Shariat
May
Michael Vazquez
May
Nandini Jammi
May
Natascha Strobl
May
Nathan Parker
May
Netha Hussain
May
Olivia Holbrook
May
Paz Bernaldo
May
Pep Marie
May
Roberto Soto Garrido
May
Sergio Henriques
May
Stephanie Sinclair
May
Suelette Dreyfus
May
Sydney Mbhele
May
T Shrinivasan
May
Ziada Zalwango
May
Érica Azzellini
May

2019

Ashley Maynor
May
Bahram Nouraei
May
Branda Miller
May
Brian O'Toole
May
Charles Barrete
May
Charlie Whitbread
May
Craig Trester
May
Daniella Moosajie
May
Erik Westra
May
Fahima Ali
May
Frankie Telarico
May
Gameli Adzaho
May
Joaquin Yescas
May
Julia Reda
May
Kevin Reed
May
Krasi Georgiev
May
Mayeli Sánchez Martínez
May
Mike Dank
May
Nayla Fahed
May
Sage Sharp
May
Samantha Pilane
May
Setareh Malekzadeh
May
Shabbir Banoobhai
May
Suraj Yengde
May
Sydette Harry
May
Tara Brown
May
Tusi Fokane
May
Wiebke Toussaint
May
Zeljka Bozic
May
Amy Lauren Brooks
November
Aneth David
November
Annie Paul
November
Arianna Becerril-García
November
Bridget McNulty
November
Charlie Smith
November
Chase Masterson
November
Denis Kotlar
November
Imani Barbarin
November
Jorge Luis Jáuregui
November
Julieta Arancio
November
Kelsie Nabben
November
Kuzhali Manickavel
November
Lina Khalifeh
November
Lorena Erbure Cardozo
November
Lorena Pereira
November
Mana Yeganeh
November
Maritza Sanchez Hernandez
November
Mbangiso Mabaso
November
Michael McGee
November
Michel Dhoore
November
Nadine Bloch
November
Natalie Contreras
November
Onyekachi Okoro
November
Open Labs
November
Rabiu AlHassan
November
Sabatho Nyamsenda
November
Sara Falconer
November
Sean Estelle
November
Simon Pickin
November
Thomas Lohninger
November
Yadira Tejeda-Saldaña
November

2018

Bishakha Datta
May
Cecilia Olliveira
May
Cris Chinaka
May
Derek Willis
May
Dinorah Cantú-Pedraza
May
Emily White
May
JP Meijers
May
Jamie Craggs
May
Jennifer Helsby
May
Jnanaranjan Sahu
May
Jon Tennant
May
Kasey Hou
May
Kemly Camacho
May
Khwezi Gule
May
Leva Zand
May
Maarja-Leena Saar
May
Marijn Haverbeke
May
Mike Clarke
May
Murendeni Mafumo
May
Naomi Wu
May
Nasma Ahmed
May
Nathan Geffen
May
Sofía Unanue
May
Sébastien Chopin
May
Thomas Mboa Nkoudou
May
Yuki Hanyu
May
Émna Mizouni
May
Ahmed El Arosi
November
Anna Lowe
November
Bharath Haridas
November
Catherine Constantinides
November
Christina Leos
November
David France
November
David Taylor
November
Ellen Jorgensen
November
Emma Kaye
November
Emmanuel Amoah
November
Goran Mahovlic
November
Hala Burghaghis
November
Hera Hussein
November
Kim Hamilton
November
Lorraine Chuen
November
Louise Bezuidenhout
November
Marius Kintel
November
Mixael Laufer
November
Nanjira Sambuli
November
Paz Peña
November
Rashmi Devadasan
November
Romain Lesur
November
Sammy Mupfuni
November
Samuel Gabanyi
November
Sharada Mohanty
November
Sipho Ngwenya
November
Stefani Falconi
November
Taeyoon Choi
November
Tim Head
November
Tonny Okwonga
November
William Neal
November
Xoliswa Sithole
November
Zeinab Takouti
November

2017

Alexandra Erin
May
Annamaria Ollson
May
Athena Kan
May
Dana Lewis
May
Dirk Slater
May
Edwin Eefting
May
Eugenia Duodu
May
Evan You
May
Gina Rembe
May
Gábor Lénárt
May
Hang Do Thi Duc
May
Heather Piwowar
May
Heba Amin
May
Jessica Cappadonna
May
Jonathan Minchin
May
Jorge Appiah
May
Julielynn Wong
May
Khoudia Gueye Sy
May
Laura Zommer
May
Marina Pla
May
Markus Beckedahl
May
Mixo Ngoveni
May
Molly Hemstreet
May
Nirmita Narasimhan
May
Nnenna Nwakanma
May
Noelene Nabulivou
May
Oliver Froehling
May
Porochista Khakpour
May
Priscila Gonsales
May
Quill West
May
Rami Raoof
May
Rebecca (Bex) Hurwitz
May
Safia Abdalla
May
Samyuktha Varma
May
Santiago Siri
May
Sharath Srinivasan
May
Yorik Van Havre
May
Ali Idrissa
November
Amel Ghouila
November
Billimarie Lubiano Robinson
November
Corina Logan
November
Círculo Madrileño Ferroviario
November
Deb Verhoeven
November
Egle Marija Ramanauskaite
November
Emma Dicks
November
Emmanuel Vincent
November
Florence Okoye
November
Francesco Albano
November
Frank Bennett
November
Gayatri Buragohain
November
Gioacchino Mazzurco
November
Guillaume Tess
November
Jake Hartnell
November
Jennifer 8 Lee
November
Joy Buolamwini
November
Kimberley Hawtin
November
Margo Drakos
November
Ollie Vergo
November
Pedro Oliveira
November
Robyn Kanner
November
Sam Greenspan
November
Teemu Ropponen
November
The Cacophony Project
November
Tinmas Akouaou
November
Titus Ferguson
November
Zackie Achmat
November

2016

Alexios Mantzarlis
May
Alison Macrina
May
Carolien De Bruin
May
Catherine Bracy
May
Catherine D'Ignazio
May
Celine Semaan Vernon
May
Chris Hartgerink
May
Daniel Kruse
May
Deepa Gupta
May
Dipesh Khanal
May
ElsaMarie D'Silva
May
Francesca de Chiara
May
Iyad El-Baghdadi
May
James Teh
May
Janelle Orsi
May
Jennifer Briney
May
Lauren Hermanus
May
Lukas Winter
May
Methuli Mbanjwa
May
Nancy Prior
May
Rafael Diniz
May
Rüdiger Trojok
May
Samantha Ngcolomba
May
Sarah Glassmeyer
May
Seth Vincent
May
TP Mishra
May
Yana Buhrer Tavanier
May
Ali Riza Keles
November
Ari Ne'eman
November
Carlyn Maw
November
Chad Brown
November
Farhan Janjua
November
Fred Chasen
November
Graciela Pérez Rodríguez
November
Greg Bloom
November
Gregoire Durrens
November
Jess Krieger
November
Joe Mcarthur
November
Kenza Lahlou
November
Leandro Ucciferri
November
Manon Ress
November
Margaret Nadramia
November
Mariano Gomez Mendez
November
Michael Rodriguez
November
Mike Tigas
November
Nighat Daad
November
Nikesh Balami
November
Pia Mancini
November
Rachel Congosto
November
Rachel Herzing
November
Ramsey Nasser
November
Robyn Farah
November
Saja Muzaini
November
Siya Masuku
November
Sylvester Mobley
November
Thomas Pointhuber
November
Will Moy
November
Yasmine Abbas
November
Yasser Ansari
November
Zara Rahman
November
Zinab Mohammed Salih
November

2015

Alison Gillwald
May
Ben Wermuller
May
Deray Mckesson
May
Eman Elshafei
May
Erin McKiernan
May
Everton Alvarenga
May
Guido Iribarren
May
Julie Legault
May
Lata Mani
May
Luis Falcón
May
Marco Rainone
May
Mike Markovina
May
Philip Neustrom
May
Philip Rutter
May
Rebecca MacKinnon
May
Salvatore Sanfilippo
May
Sean Auriti
May
Sean Jaccobs
May
Taja Topolovec
May
Tom Longley
May
Travis Moore
May
Wendy Hsu
May
Zakheni Ngubo
May
Andrea Hart
December
Babitha George
December
Ben Brandzel
December
Ben Knight
December
Brady Kriss
December
Christopher Adams
December
Claire Wardle
December
Claudio Agosti
December
Daniel Mietchen
December
Dave Taht
December
Ilya Kreymer
December
Ines Knaepper
December
Javier Obregon
December
Joey Hess
December
Kelsey Kauffman
December
Luke Jordan
December
Michael Caulfield
December
Mirabel Ngong
December
Nicolas Grandi
December
Paolo Bombelli
December
Pumsuanhang Suantak
December
Regina Kgatle
December
Robert Steele
December
Sivam Krash
December
Teresa Hackett
December
Tiffani Bell
December
Valent Turković
December
Yamila García
December

2014

Alex Alekseyenko
May
Armin Ronacher
May
Bart Snapp
May
Bunnie Huang
May
Grif Peterson
May
Jernej Kos
May
Kelsey Wiens
May
Lesle Jansen
May
Martin Samuelsson
May
Matt Thompson
May
Michelle McCloskey
May
Nagarjuna Gadiraju
May
Pria Chetty
May
Rayna Stamboliyska
May
Shamnad Basheer
May
Shane Bauer
May
Simon Redfern
May
Waldo Jaquith
May
Xinran Wang
May
Ahmed Maawy
November
Allison Burtch
November
Aparna Rao
November
Astra Taylor
November
Audrey Watters
November
Beebdan Kidron
November
Bodo Hoenen
November
Charlie De Tar
November
David Gluckman
November
Julian Rademeyer
November
Marion Walton
November
Nicole Sylianteng
November
Nisha Thompson
November
Petra Lentz-Snow
November
Santiago Garcia Gago
November
Sophie Kay-Kershaw
November
Stefano Zacchiroli
November
Thomas Margoni
November
Topher White
November
Tristan Smith
November

2013

Abhishek Choudhury
May
Angela Bullock
May
Hugh McGuire
May
Jenny Molloy
May
Jesse Von Doom
May
Jim Groom
May
Jim Hazard
May
John Parks
May
Konstantin Dmitriev
May
Liz Barry
May
Marco Zennaro
May
Martin Leadbeater
May
Michael Aufreiter
May
Rima Al-Sheikh
May
Rob Beezer
May
Seamus Kraft
May
Shaka Senghor
May
Carolina Botero
November
Cesar Harada
November
Darlene Cavalier
November
Grace Garey
November
Greg Kempe
November
Ivan Grubisic
November
Javier de la Cueva
November
Jeff Sturges
November
Kate Ray
November
Luka Mustafa
November
Michael Ettershank
November
Negar Tayyar
November
Peter Bloom
November
Prakash Neupane
November
Sarah Shourd
November
Tobias Schonwetter
November
Valentina Pellizzer
November
Yann Lischetti
November

2012

Andreas Keller
May
Ari Bader Natal
May
Caitlin Holman
May
Carlos Rey Moreno
May
Dan Rhodes
May
Forrest Oliphant
May
Joe Justice
May
Margaret Gold
May
Mitar Milutinovic
May
Pedro Markun
May
Tau Tavengwa
May
Adi Eyal
November
Catarina Mota
November
Deb van Dyke
November
Deepta Sateesh
November
Emil Ivov
November
Jérémie Zimmerman
November
Karen Fasimpaur
November
Lily Lappenna
November
Nick Liow
November
Pieter Gunst
November
Ramzi Jaber
November
Shawn Ahmed
November
Thomas Sprinkmeier
November
William Mapham
November
Yang Ishigaki
November

2011

Anna Lewis
November
Arun Pai
November
Carl Scheffler
November
David Albert
November
Emma Mulqueeny
November
Friedrich Lindenberg
November
Kerry Anderson
November
Luping Xu
November
Mark Pesce
November
Matthew Brown
November