Environmental Sustainability Projects

Read about grantees who have received funding for their Environmental Sustainability project from a Pollination Project grant.

Tai Gomez, Peacekeepers Project

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2017-04-03T11:28:09+00:00

The Peacekeepers Project, is a community based series of workshops, cleanups, and demonstrations organized by Barrio Logan youth leader Tai Gomez. The project is designed to orient youth to local watersheds, and help them identify water, soil and air quality concerns. The project will also serve to empower youth with [...]

Anthony Duong, Extended Education

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2017-04-05T14:33:35+00:00

As an intern at Solidarity Farm, I've been able to turn my passion for healthy food into tangible outcomes. Our small farm feeds hundreds of families each week and hosts educational tours for people of all ages. We show people how to grow beyond organic produce, pasture animals, and work [...]

Mathy Mpassy Isinki, Developing Off Grid Solar Power Skills

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2017-03-30T07:55:02+00:00

Only 3 percent of the population of the the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has access to the electricity grid. Solar power is emerging as the most viable electrification alternative. Through this project, Mathy Mpassy Isinki would like to avail training material to his off grid solar training program [...]

Jamal Musah, Green Project

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2017-03-23T11:27:11+00:00

The Green Project has been initiated by the Ghana Youth Climate Coalition (an NGO to mobilize, educate, inspire and empower youth to become agents of change and also advocate on climate change and environmental related issues of concern) under the leadership of Jamal Musah. The goal is to form green clubs [...]

Stanley D. Pomichter III, Elix Incubator

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2017-04-06T09:25:44+00:00

Elix Incubator is California's first social impact incubator for teen entrepreneurs. Founded by a group of high school students (Isabella Liu, Stash Pomichter, Andrew Yates, Haley Catton, and Brendon Wright), Elix works to promote positive teen driven change by seeding and incubating teen-led social enterprises. In doing so, Elix hopes [...]

Akosua Bema Boateng, Project G.O.O.D – Growing Our Own Destiny

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2017-04-06T11:40:07+00:00

An acronym for growing our own destiny. We use urban agriculture to transform the hood for good by growing good food, ourselves and the community. We are located in South Oak Park, Sacramento, and use 1 acre of land and a community room and garden at Fruitridge Elementary to promote [...]