Shawnimals & Kat Sampson T-Shirt Releases – You Can Draw and Fauci Link

Shawnimals & Kat Sampson T-Shirt Releases – You Can Draw and Fauci

Art Featured Merch Nonprofits

We’re super excited to be debuting two new t-shirts available for purchase on our website. Buying a t-shirt is a great way to support our mission, and for us to get amazing wearable art from our Partner Artists out to our supporters. We love working with artists to settle...

Feb 21, 2021
Our Big Idea: Get Art, Give Back and How IPaintMyMind Turns Art Into Impact Link

Our Big Idea: Get Art, Give Back and How IPaintMyMind Turns Art Into Impact

Art Featured Nonprofits

Here at IPaintMyMind, we have a pretty unique model. It’s self-sustaining, and if rendered artistically, makes an absolutely perfect wheel. We call it the Wheel of Impact, and it illustrates the way that our services create a feedback loop where art and action create social change. Our big idea...

Feb 15, 2021
Hiring: IPaintMyMind Seeking Arts & Social Justice Editorial Contributor Link

Hiring: IPaintMyMind Seeking Arts & Social Justice Editorial Contributor

Featured Nonprofits

IPaintMyMind is seeking a new Arts & Social Justice Editorial Contributor / Blogger to write articles about art, arts education, and IPMM’s mission and services. In this position, you would write 1-2 articles a month to be published on our blog, a valuable resource for teachers, students, artists, business...

Feb 05, 2021
8 Amazing BIPOC-Led Chicago Education and Arts Orgs Link

8 Amazing BIPOC-Led Chicago Education and Arts Orgs

Featured Nonprofits

It’s no secret to anyone that Chicago is a historically segregated city with a legacy of wildly disproportionate municipal funding. For decades, the city government has been over-investing in white communities and disinvesting in black and brown communities. Communities of color are over policed and under resourced, creating starkly...

Feb 01, 2021
Letter From The Editor: On The CPS Reopening Plan Link

Letter From The Editor: On The CPS Reopening Plan

Art Resources for Teachers Featured Nonprofits

Dear Chicago parents, students, teachers, and administrators,  I am a proud Chicago Public Schools alumna. I went to Blaine Elementary School, and graduated from Lane Tech High School. As such, I am a dogged defender of public education and fully funding public schools. Today, I work for IPaintMyMind because...

Jan 20, 2021
Buy Coffee in Chicago: $5 From Every Bag Funds Arts Education Link

Buy Coffee in Chicago: $5 From Every Bag Funds Arts Education

Featured Nonprofits

When Zach at Good Cause Coffees reached out and invited us to be part of their big push to support great local causes with coffee sales, we were thrilled to be a part of it. The idea is simple, every bag of coffee you buy supports a great Chicago-based...

Jan 15, 2021
Corporate Charitable Giving: Chicago-Based Companies Invited to Sponsor A School’s Art Programs in 2021! Link

Corporate Charitable Giving: Chicago-Based Companies Invited to Sponsor A School’s Art Programs in 2021!

Featured Nonprofits Shared Walls by IPaintMyMind™

Your company is an innovative part of Chicago’s rich business community. You are a leader in your field, and your team is passionate about what they do. Your business thrives because it is a part of one of the largest and most vibrant cities in the world, because of...

Jan 11, 2021
IPaintMyMind’s 2021 New Years Resolutions Link

IPaintMyMind’s 2021 New Years Resolutions

Art Featured Nonprofits

I’m sure we can all agree that it’s been a year like no other. As we head into the final days of a year jam-packed with challenges, loss, and financial uncertainty, it’s worth reflecting on what we did right and looking ahead to a brighter 2021. When dealt a...

Dec 28, 2020
IPMM Founder Evan La Ruffa On Shamelessly Doing What You Believe In Link

IPMM Founder Evan La Ruffa On Shamelessly Doing What You Believe In

Art Featured Nonprofits

IPaintMyMind’s founder Evan La Ruffa is a renaissance kind of dude. He founded and runs IPMM, just got his MBA, is a dad, is about to launch a new mystery company, and somehow still finds time to practice his art. He was recently featured on Ross Palmer’s podcast Beat...

Dec 15, 2020
Donating Stocks to a Nonprofit: The Perfect Holiday Gift Link

Donating Stocks to a Nonprofit: The Perfect Holiday Gift

Featured Nonprofits

You know how sometimes you just want to tell people what to get you for the holidays, so you don’t end up with the same matching reindeer pajama set that you did last year? That’s kind of what this blog post is… We’re doing the slightly embarrassing work of...

Dec 07, 2020

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