Arts & Culture Projects

Read about grantees who have received funding for their Arts & Culture project from a Pollination Project grant.

Diversitá Opera Arts Company – Diversitá Opera Community Performances


Diversita Opera Arts Company is an organization that provides music scholarships and performance opportunities to deserving students. We promote music education and enjoyment to populations that include individuals with special needs, in foster care, and in senior living facilities. Through presentations to schools and in community centers, featuring a diverse [...]

Minnesota’s Black Community Project – Minnesota’s Black Community Project – Located in Minneapolis, Minneapolis


Minnesota's Black Community Project [MBCP] is an initiative created and launched in 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota by its founding board members, Anthony Scott, Dr. Charles Crutchfield III, Dr. Chaunda Scott, George Scott, Christopher Crutchfield and Anthony Scott II to fill a glaring void in African American programming in Minnesota. The [...]

Julia Feliz Brueck, Sanctuary Publishers – Spreading Veganism & Raising Voices Through Books and Social Media


Founded in Spring of 2017 by vegan author, illustrator, and activist, Julia Feliz Brueck, Sanctuary Publishers is a vegan book publisher committed to raising the voices of the marginalized, and giving back through each book sold - we aren’t just a typical publisher. From books to social media activism, it [...]

Aimee Martinez and Rachel Melvald of Artists in Mind – The Future Moves Slow :: a celebration and discussion around Cuban artists, the resilience of the Cuban people, and the creative expression born out of US-Cuban relations.


Aimee Martinez, PsyD and Rachel Melvald, MSW are two Los Angeles-based psychotherapists with a passion for art who aim to promote and create space for emerging artists from underdeveloped areas without traditional means of exposure. Their first project involves a pop-up art gallery focusing on the creativity of artists in [...]

Northbrook Middle School Peace Poles – Northbrook Middle School Peace Poles


Art teachers Elizabeth Rodriguez and Veronica Rendon-Majmudar are bringing light, hope, and connections to their school and community. After noticing that there is a need to build more collaboration and communication among their students at their middle school, they decided to begin a project to help students understand each other’s [...]

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