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Starling Collective Program Details

What is the Starling Collective?
Who is organizing this?
Who is eligible for The Starling Collective?
What are the benefits of being a part of this?
What are the requirements to apply for Starling Collective?
Do I need to be in the United States?
What will be expected of me should I be accepted into the Starling Collective?
I have co-leaders or a group – can we all apply and participate together?
Is this a funding opportunity for my nonprofit or charity?
In what languages is the application available?
How much funding is available?
What is the timeline? When will applications be reviewed?
How are the applications reviewed and selected?
Do I have to pay taxes on the microgrant?
Can I nominate someone for this program?
What if I have more questions?
Meet the Regional Directors
Catherine Mwendwa
Director, Africa Hub

Formerly a GivingTuesday global leader for Kenya, Catherine has worked in the philanthropy sector for over 8 years driving conversations, research, and action in philanthropy policy and fundraising.

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Charlotte Arnø Storebakken
Starling Regional Director, Europe

Charlotte works as Change Project Manager for Norges Innsamlingsråd to Educational Program Manager at Fundraising Norway and serves as the global leader for Giving Tuesday in Norway since 2017.

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Cherisse Faith Beh
Learning & Engagement, Global

A former journalist, Cherisse encourages people to give back and to build positive attitudes towards people with intellectual disabilities at Special Olympics Asia Pacific.

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Esteban Oyarzo
Starling Regional Director for Mexico, Central & South America

Esteban Oyarzo is the former organizer of the #UnDiaParaDar regional movement and serves as the Starling Collective's Regional Director for Mexico, Central and South America

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João Paulo Vergueiro
Starling Regional Director, Brazil

João Paulo is the CEO for the ABCR, the Brazilian Fundraisers Association. Since 2014 he has been leading Dia de Doar, the local version of GivingTuesday, an inspiring movement that is engaging more Brazilians every year.

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Z. J. Jallah
Starling Regional Director, Canada and United States

Jallah serves as the Global Leader for GivingTuesday Liberia, and is the founder and board chair of YESLiberia, Inc. a youth-focus organization that provides educational support to students across Liberia.

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Ready to be a part of the Starling Collective?
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