Schools & Education Projects

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

Tulsa Little Free Libraries – Zuzana Chovanec, Stephanie Younis, Jonathan Townsend, Kate Blalack – Transporting Education and Literacy into Open Spaces (TELOS)


Tulsa Little Free Libraries, Inc. (T.E.L.O.S, Inc.) pilot project will bring Little Free Libraries to City of Tulsa Parks. The concept of the Little Free Library is of a neighborhood library, where community members can share books. Today there are some 20,000 units that are registered on an online database [...]

Dr. Rose Cardarelli; Ms. Danielle De La Fuente; The Amal Alliance – The Amal Alliance, Inc


The Amal Alliance is a non-profit organization that brings alternate education, books, education materials, sports and yoga activities and nutritious snacks to displaced children living in refugee camps around the world during their formative years. Through education, physical activity programs and a safe place to gather, they plant the seeds [...]

Academic Peer Education Project – Short Documentary about Peer Education at San Quentin Prison


The Academic Peer Education Project (APEP) provides teacher education to men incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison who, in turn, teach GED prep classes for their incarcerated peers. APEP counteracts the devastating impact of mass incarceration by empowering those most affected by it to repair the harm it’s done to [...]

Stephanie Scott, Francisco Galárraga, Alinne DeSouza and Lucas Rodríguez – Proyecto Tsere


The Tsere Project provides Pastaza’s rural schools with gorgeously illustrated, captivating books, which reflect the physical characteristics, natural environment and cultural reality of Amazonian children in Ecuador's Pastaza province. Through this project, local artists from Quito and local members of the Shaur indigenous nation share their life experiences and botanical [...]

The Alternative Roadmap – The Alternative Roadmap: Jeffco Public Schools pilot


The Alternative Roadmap project provides relatable coaching programs to low-income 16- to 24-year olds in Denver to improve self-efficacy, well-being, and career preparation for upward socioeconomic mobility. This project was created in August of 2016 by Elliot Zettas and Christian Carmody. The project team realized the lack of motivation and [...]

Generation 2050 Project (Nicola Gothard) and Cats of Las Alpujarras (Katherine Napper – Kitten Rescue Tales Humane Education Book Drop in Spain


:start Non-profit humane education publisher Generation 2050 teamed up with Spanish cat charity Cats of Las Alpujarras and animal behaviourist Vicky Alhadeff to create a beautifully illustrated children's book anthology titled 'Kitten Rescue Tales' featuring real-life kitten rescue stories and illustrated info-graphics on cat welfare to inspire a generation of [...]

Eleonora Mamatova and the “CARE” team, Promoting Girls’ Education in Kyrgyzstan


Promoting Girls' Education in Kyrgyzstan is an initiative created by social activist Eleonora Mamatova and the “Center for Analytical Research and Education” team members to provide a one year-based free English course to twenty teenager girls from poor families in Osh city of Kyrgyz Republic. Over 36% of children in [...]

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