beneficiary / Art Conspiracy events have raised over $250,000 for small groups that provide arts and music programming in North Texas.
- 2013 BENEFICIARY AWARD RECIPIENT
My Possibilities: CREATE Program
My Possibilities is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving adults with disabilities (including Autism, Down Syndrome, Aspergers, Prader-Willi, and head injuries). The organization is the first full day, full year continuing education program in DFW for Texans with disabilities that have “aged out” of secondary education, and is considered a leader in the local community and throughout North Texas for meeting the needs of adults with special needs. The Create program features hands-on art education and creative programming that helps their clients discover hidden talents and encourage artistic self-expression.
Application Deadline: March 31, 2014
Must be submitted by 11:59 PM on March 31st
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jencey Keeton
2014 Art Conspiracy Call for Beneficiaries
Non-Profit Arts Organizations Should Submit Applications Now
February 21, 2014 – DALLAS – From now until March 31, 2014 501(c)(3) organizations can apply to be the beneficiary of Art Con X. Now in its tenth year, Art Conspiracy channels creativity and community building from its army of volunteer artists, musicians and supporters to put on unique events that raise money for a new nonprofit each year. Over the past ten years, Art Conspiracy events have raised more than $245,000 for small groups that provide arts and music programming.
Some key requirements for Art Conspiracy Beneficiary Applicants:
Art Conspiracy funds non-profit organizations with a 501(c)(3) non-profit status that offer creative programming in the form of art or music that gives back to youth, families and citizens within the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex.
Funding must be used for creative programming, general operating that would increase capacity of those you serve, and/or capital improvements in order to build capacity to serve the community.
Art Conspiracy prefers organizations that have an annual budget under $400,000 and will not provide grants to individuals or accept multi-year commitments.
Previous beneficiaries have included Girls Rock, My Possibilities, Today Marks the Beginning, Resolana, Musical Angels, Preservation LINK, St. Anthony Community Center and La Reunion.
Interested groups should visit www.artconspiracy.org to download and review the full beneficiary guidelines and application.
Any questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org and Art Conspiracy will make sure to return your email within 48 hours.
Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2014
Art Conspiracy is a non-profit community that conspires to bring artists and musicians together, raise funds, and activate awareness for regional creative programs and causes. For more information, please contact Jencey Keeton or call 214-701-3373.
Preservation LINK, an organization that teaches audio and visual media to students in South Dallas and Fair Park.Website
Today Marks the Beginning’s
Today Marks the Beginning’s MasterPEACE program which uses art to impact awareness of social issues and teach children about non-violence.website
Resolana, a community-based nonprofit organization that provides holistic, gender-sensitive, rehabilitative programming for incarcerated women.website
St. Anthony Community Center
St. Anthony Community Center, a center that offers visual art, music and dance to more than 800 children in South Dallas.website
Girls Rock - Dallas
Girls Rock Dallas was formed in November 2011 and is dedicated to empowering girls and women through the use of music education to promote self-esteem and confidence.website
Warren T. White Academy of Visual and Performing Arts is located within W. T. White High School, a public school in the Dallas Independent School District serving North Dallas students in grades 9-12. It serves 300+ students per year, allowing them opportunity to express themselves through clay.
La Reunion TX
La Reunion TX, an arts residency in the making on a 35 acre urban forest engaged as outdoor studio space and gallery.website
Musical Angels, a program that teaches hospitalized children to make music with their own hands and hearts.website