Dao Foods — Plant-Based Startup Incubator (2021)

Grant Investigator: Lewis Bollard

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. Dao Foods staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.


Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $1,050,000 over two years to Dao Foods, via Rethink Charity, to support a plant-based startup incubator in Asia. Dao Foods is a Chinese-led impact investment firm that supports entrepreneurs who seek to develop meat alternatives.

This follows our January 2020 support and falls within our focus area of farm animal welfare.

Dao Foods — Plant-Based Startup Incubator (2020)

Grant investigator: Lewis Bollard

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. Dao Foods staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.

Open Philanthropy recommended a contract of $215,000 to Dao Foods to launch a plant-based startup incubator. Dao Foods is a Chinese-led impact investment firm that supports entrepreneurs who seek to develop meat alternatives.

This follows our July 2019 support and falls within our focus area of farm animal welfare.

This project was supported through a contractor agreement. While we typically do not publish pages for contractor agreements, we occasionally opt to do so.