The Art Institute at Mill Street Loft is a pre-college portfolio program that specializes in getting student artists into art colleges with merit scholarships. It gives youth artists of all economic backgrounds a chance to develop their skills and evolve into great artists. Mill Street Loft is running a program this August, taking twelve students to Mexico to study the Mexican art and culture that influences American artists. Help 12 Students Study Art in Mexico is raising funds to pay for student travel, lodging, food, tours, and artist materials. The $2,500 tipping point goal will allow Mill Street Loft to give $500 scholarships to five students and the campaign is already off to a great start!
Greenecho promotes green knowledge, fair trade, and responsible business practices to teenagers. It provides mentoring programs to schools in the London area to help students grow and develop into social entrepreneurs. Greenecho helps school age youth develop business skills by having them rebrand and sell organic products grown by farmers in developing nations. Empower Young Social Entrepreneurs to Sell Tea is raising funds to start programs in schools for students to purchase, rebrand, and sell organic green tea from Paradise Farm in Sri Lanka. The $1,600 tipping point goal will allow Greenecho to implement the program in one school and the total goal will bring the program to three schools.
Anna Rose is the co-founder and chair of Australian Youth Climate Coalition who recently wrote a book on climate change, Madlands: A Journey to Change the Mind of a Climate Sceptic. She is looking to target Australia’s Members of Parliament and Senators to change their minds about climate change by using her book that spells out compelling scientific facts about climate change. Making Every Australian Politician an Al Gore is her campaign to give each of the 76 Senators in the Australian Parliament and 150 members of the House of Representatives a copy of her book in an effort to change their minds about the science of climate change before the next election.
Devin Thorpe wants to inspire you to find a way to make Your Mark On The World. Through his writings, his goal is to expose people to more projects and motivate and empower them to take action while still maintaining their professional careers. Devin Thorpe is in the process of writing Your Mark On The World, and just reached his fundraising tipping point that will allow him to publish the book and take a trip to India to visit a charity that he wants to include in it.
Shop4Change is making donating to microfinance projects a part of everyday shopping for consumers. The goal is to raise awareness of the different microfinance projects happening in developing countries all over the world. This app allows customers to earn and then donate credits that they receive for shopping at Shop4Change’s partner stores. The credit donations will then help support microfinance projects that are chosen by the consumer. The Shop4Change campaign is raising funds to build the mobile app and develop the website where users can track their donations.
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