Give to the Max Day November 18th

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A huge thank you to everyone who helped us raise $18,222 on Give to the Max Day! And if you missed it, it’s not too late to help us cross the finish line! Just click the donate button below any time!

Inverted Arts helps students from under-resourced communities discover what’s “RIGHT” with them. As they unleash their creative voices, not only are their own lives changed, but so are their communities! You could say it this way; creativity is KEY to community development! On Give to the Max Day Thursday, November 18th, will you help us raise $20,000 to unleash creativity through our local and global programs?

 

GOAL: $20,000

Local Programs – $10,000 

Global Programs – $10,000 


Matching Gifts: Generous partners have pledged $8,500 in matching gifts which means your donation is doubled!

Golden Tickets: Your donation makes us eligible for additional cash awards!

Click the “Donate” button any time, now to midnight November 18th!

OR text “arts” to 44321

OR mail a check payable to Inverted Arts

77 – 13th Ave NE Suite 207 Minneapolis, MN 55413

Local Programs – $10,000

Inverted Arts hires professional Artist Mentors to help students unleash their creative voices in a variety of artistic mediums: filmmaking, songwriting, visual art, photography, graphic design, spoken word, theater, and more!  We offer before/after school programs and Art Camps with  partners in Minneapolis at Friendship AcademyHope AcademyVenture AcademyEastside Neighborhood ServicesExploration High School, Raygen Samone’s iMAGE bEARERS, and during “Open Studio” sessions at Inverted Arts. We pay Artist Mentors $100/1.5 hour class (includes 30 min prep time and transportation), and we serve over 500 MN students each  year! 

Global Programs – $10,000

Inverted Arts offers Art Camps, Scholarships, Small Business Investment opportunities for students at Mathare Community Outreach in Kenya and Mission of Hope for the Disabled in Liberia. This year we are launching two new small businesses led by our scholarship graduates Seth Luchemo (L) and Kevin Obambo (R) in Kenya! Seth is leading Recreation Factory Arts – a music production company and artist training center, and Kevin is leading K. Fraji Productions – a video production company. We are thrilled to invest in these talented young men who are changing their communities through creativity! Check out their introduction videos below!

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