Grant Projects Tagged With Community Building

Read about grantees who have received funding from a Pollination Project grant.

Sebastian Fakas – Centro de Recuperación Nutricional, Guatemala Solar Energy System

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2017-08-12T12:53:41+00:00

The Projects with Under-Served Communities (PUC) program at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) allows students to apply their education towards the physical implementation of a project in a underserved community. For the past year our group has worked to implement a solar energy system to be installed [...]

Rochelle Howard, My Little Black Dress of Success (M.L.B.D.S.) Mentorship Program

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2017-08-12T06:10:37+00:00

The "My Little Black Dress of Success" Mentorship Program was created by Rochelle E. Howard. The program is designed to assist young girls as they transition from phase to phase. Life skills such as etiquette, budget/money management, making healthy choices and conflict resolution are just a few of the skills [...]

Kanita Brown and Kara Nelson – Be An Entrepreneur… NOW

2017-07-26T09:00:50+00:00

Maximum Exposure Learning Services, Inc. consists of educators with first-hand experience in under-served communities. They have witnessed the lack of programs and resources to support enriching life experiences. Many school curriculum are focused on standardized tests, which prohibit the students from being able to plan, set goals, and think about [...]

Davidson County Transitional Services, SEC2ND Chance Outreach

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2017-07-17T05:54:55+00:00

Sec2ND Chance is a Community Outreach Re-Entry & Recidivism Program developed under the leadership of Dr M Fay Ashworth, an ex-offender many years ago. Influenced by the growing social needs of the community, the Chief Executive Director responded by developing the Sec2ND Chance Community Outreach, which provides evidence-based programs to [...]

Alia Sutton-Bey, Kwanzaa Education to Action

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2017-07-04T06:46:33+00:00

Kwanzaa Education to Action is an 8-week arts education program created by cultural producer and educator, Alia Sutton-Bey. The program teaches local youth at the Lonnie Young Recreation Center in East Germantown Philadelphia about the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Alia uses the seven principles as a catalyst to reinforce and [...]

David Viafora and Vanessa Loucky, Mindfulness Intentional Communities World Research Tour

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2017-07-27T08:02:50+00:00

David Viafora and Vanessa Loucky have launched their "Mindfulness Communities World Research Tour" to explore and document over a dozen mindfulness-based residential communities in 9 different countries, sharing the wisdom and compassion of these communities with the world. People need communities that teach ways to transform the suffering in themselves, [...]

Delaney Cullen – The Little Garden that Grew

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2017-06-27T05:56:15+00:00

Delaney Cullen at the age of 5, thought of the idea of "The Little Garden that Grew". Now six, along with the help of her parents, John and Cathleen Cullen, founders of Life Roots, she wants to share her passions of reading and nature with others at her local library [...]

Sidni Lamb, New Mexico Leaders in Mindfulness Conference

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2017-06-20T19:25:42+00:00

More than just an annual one-day gathering, the New Mexico Leaders in Mindfulness Conference represents a journey of established and emerging mindful leaders in the “Land of Enchantment”. Sidni Lamb, founder and visionary of Mindful New Mexico, organized the first conference in 2015, attracting a deliberately diverse collection of individuals. [...]

Permaculture Action Network, Bay Area BioRegional Crew of Permaculture Action Network

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2017-05-23T08:05:45+00:00

Permaculture Action Network works at the edge of art, music, culture, and the regenerative community movement, offering people a pathway to take action locally where they live. The continental network connects educators, community organizers, grassroots projects, and performance artists through Permaculture Action Days and educational events. These mass actions mobilize [...]

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