Arts & Culture Projects
Read about grantees who have received funding for their Arts & Culture project from a Pollination Project grant.
Veterans Art and Farm Therapy is a charity developed by former art therapist and current art teacher and owner of Stargazer Stables, Sonya Allen to support veterans with mental illness by providing farm activities for veterans and their families. Hampton Roads, VA is home to a vast number of retired
The Teaching Youth Song Writing & Music Production Workshop encourages building healthy attitudes and fostering positive communication and behaviors in at risk, low income youth through music. The program helps to activate student's inner strengths, gifts and abilities by giving them a positive forum and outlets for creative self expression. Impact Grant funding will be used to run new sessions of the workshop in several group homes, schools, and in collaboration with community organizations in Los Angeles and San Bernardino County.
The Chair City Community Workshop is a public letterpress and bookbinding workshop that combines oral history, art, book-making, industry, celebrations, and dialog to engage a diverse range of community members to address the many issues our community faces in the wake of deindustrialization. The heart of this project is to honor working class identity. The funds will be focused on leadership development amongst working class people, expanded Workshop hours and community involvement, and a pilot program to create a self-funding arm of the project in which we offer our artistic and printing services to non-profit organizations on a sliding scale.
Our project is an integrated art program for 260 children with and without disabilities in 13 schools in Kibera with an aim of promoting social inclusion and non discrimination. Art will also be used to improve the education and health outcomes of the children. The funds will be used to purchase art supplies, host a community art exhibition and hold a workshop for teachers and volunteers on disability inclusion.
Got Drought? is a public art project and social media campaign aimed at raising people’s awareness about how much water it takes to produce meat and dairy as opposed to a plant-based diet. Los Angeles-based artists Karen Fiorito and Alex Arinsberg teamed together to design and implement a series of billboards about the relationship between water, pollution and diet, with an emphasis on the drought in California. Funds from this grant will be used to continue the recycling of these billboards to different cities in California and/or a digital billboard campaign.
Grantee Name: Maria Maneos Project Name: Brush With the Law Grant Location: Norristown, Pennsylvania Funding Partner: Our 2016 Crowdfunding Donors Project Description: The funds from this grant will be used on materials and supplies necessary to paint murals and/or visually creative projects within the city of Norristown, PA - an impoverished suburb of
The Evolutionary Music Project is a project aimed at using the arts, specifically music, to facilitate collaboration between community organizations in and around the region of Santa Cruz. The Project involves creating a compilation album with youths from various Santa Cruz/ Bay Area youth empowerment programs. The ultimate goal of the