Grant Projects Tagged With Underserved Communities

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

Genaro Aguilar – LEGACY Youth Project, Transforming Napa Valley through Artistic Self-Expression


The LEGACY Youth Project (LYP) is a “transformative educational and community experience for at-promise youth of the Napa Valley” who’ve been traditionally marginalized and underserved. Through an academic class for 5th-12th grade students, LYP develops the hearts and minds of these scholar warriors while preparing their humanity for a life [...]

Mamwaki Enterprise – Developing Affordable Briquettes for Kenyan Slums Households


Mamwaki Enterprise is a social enterprise with a business model that makes products accessible and affordable to the poor in Kenya. The enterprise seeks to use innovative ways to re-use fecal matter in bio-fuel production in highly populated slums of Kenya. The project works with county governments, sanitation and service [...]

Michael Chapman working with Congregations Organizing For Renewal (COR) and Residents Insisting on Social Equity – One Community, One Voice


Michael Chapman, A San Francisco Bay Area native grassroots community organizer, is the founder of the project, Storytelling: Voicing The Needs of the Community in South Alameda County (Hayward, Union City, Fremont). Storytelling is a multi-media project that will lift up the voices of youth and families demanding equitable policy [...]

Notes to my Future Self – Artists Within Reach: Notes to my Future Self


Artists Within Reach: Notes to my Future Self (#theunitedstrengthofyouth) is a monthly youth voter registration project crafted to include/prepare eligible teens and young adults from various South Florida communities of color to participate in the 2018 elections. The initiative applies a multicultural / multilingual approach to deconstructing and demystifying the [...]

Teach By Tech – Financial Literacy for Refugees in Colorado


Linnie and Andrew Pawlek founded Teach By Tech, a non-profit organization focused on making quality education accessible to vulnerable populations. Their initiative, Financial Literacy for Refugees in Colorado, uses the hybrid model of education (50% in class instruction; 50% video module instruction) to instruct and promote financial literacy for refugees [...]

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