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Time To Apply for Painting for a Purpose Grants!

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Time To Apply for Painting for a Purpose Grants!
Posted on 09/21/2016
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Students and teachers: Painting for a Purpose youth–led service learning grants are now available for the 2016-2017 school year!

Students from grades 3-12 are eligible to receive up to $500. All proposals must be written by students. K-2 teachers may apply with additional supporting materials from their students.

If you are a student with a great idea about how to make a difference or an adult who knows of a student who has a great idea, this grant is for you.

For more information contact your school community coordinator or Tina Edwards from Painting for a Purpose at tinacedwards@gmail.com.

Applications are available on the Painting for a Purpose website, www.paintingforapurpose.net, under the GRANTS section.

Painting for a Purpose is a local philanthropic organization that funds youth-led initiatives that make a difference in the community. Painting For A Purpose brings people together to create hand painted “whimsical” art, hosts an annual auction to sell the art and uses the proceeds to fund youth led service learning grants for students in the Portland Public Schools. The group’s 2016 auction, the theme of which is Fabulous Fish and Beautiful Bowls, will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3.