Grant Projects Tagged With Community Health & Wellness

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

Bryan Wright, They Done Gone Green Project

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2017-07-17T06:15:51+00:00

Bryan Ibrafall Wright is the President/CEO of the Council of Urban Development, an umbrella organization that supports other projects including the Black Urban Gardening Society (BUGS). BUGS works towards solving the problem of food sustainability in poor minority communities by teaching people to grow their own food. The organization wants [...]

Shea Norris, Sovereign Seeds & Starts

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2017-07-17T06:05:43+00:00

Sovereign Seeds & Starts is a student-led fundraising effort focused on providing traditional and organic heirloom indigenous seeds and starts from all across Indian country and South and Central America to the Bay Area community through venues such as Pow Wows, community events, and farmers markets. The gardening and planting [...]

Susannah Blumenstock, Momentum

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2017-07-17T06:01:35+00:00

As a long-time fitness instructor, Susannah Blumenstock has always known how passionate and loving her community is, but she noticed that sometimes that passion didn't have an outlet. She founded Momentum to create a hub for information on studios who are doing charitable work, and to support and promote fitness [...]

Karyn Singley-Blair, ACHS Be The Change Club

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2017-07-17T05:41:38+00:00

"ACHS Be The Change" is about empowering youth at Aurora Central High School (ACHS) to be the change makers of their own lives in a school and community environment of Aurora, Colorado, that consists of a highly diverse, traumatized, and low social-economic population. After several incidents of gang violence and [...]

Jenna Lee, A Film and Food

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2017-07-06T15:21:56+00:00

Two vegan sisters Jenna and Jessica Lee are the hostesses of A Film and Food, whose purpose is to educate peers of high school students at Notre Dame Academy High School in Los Angeles through a screening of the documentary Cowspiracy and providing delicious vegan food for everyone to enjoy. [...]

Aminateh Nkemngu, Improving Toilet Hygiene For Women Fishmongers And Teenage Girls Along The Coast Of South West Cameroon

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2017-07-05T14:37:29+00:00

Aminateh Nkemngu is a Cameroonian Development Journalist and Founder/CEO of The Community Initiative For Development Communication (CODEC-Cameroon). CODEC-Cameroon is a community social mobilization platform assisting local peoples and communities in having adequate access to information and knowledge to drive and sustain their own development through education, training, and advocacy to [...]

Roger Quannah Settler and Laura Gentry, Overton Community Gardens

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2017-06-23T05:26:44+00:00

The Overton Community Gardens are actively partnered with the Historic Overton South Neighborhood Alliance. Founded by Roger "Melina" Settler and Laura Gentry in April 2015, these gardens are strategically located in an area of high visibility between the Guadalupe Community Garden and the Heart of Lubbock Community Garden. The project [...]

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