INTERVIEW: IPaintMyMind Board Member Roxy Piersanti Link

INTERVIEW: IPaintMyMind Board Member Roxy Piersanti

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Welcome to the first in a series of interviews with IPaintMyMind board members! Each board member forms the diverse group of folks who come from many backgrounds, and are drawn to the IPMM mission. It’s so interesting to hear their stories, perspectives, and experiences watching IPMM grow and continue...

Jul 13, 2020
IPaintMyMind x Blick Art Lincoln Park: Working Together To Support Northwest Middle School & Nixon Elementary Link

IPaintMyMind x Blick Art Lincoln Park: Working Together To Support Northwest Middle School & Nixon Elementary

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Starting last year, the Blick Lincoln Park store has been generously supporting our mission to transform people & spaces through the power of art. As an organization that frames a lot of art, it’s always great to have partners who not only can help us source those frames, but...

May 04, 2020
How Small Nonprofits Must Adjust To Ensure Survival In The Age of The Coronavirus Link

How Small Nonprofits Must Adjust To Ensure Survival In The Age of The Coronavirus

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In this new, weird time, IPaintMyMind like most smaller nonprofits is thinking critically about how to best navigate a year that has quickly gone pear-shaped. While all of us have had to adapt on every level as individuals and families, businesses and nonprofits are also feeling the squeeze of...

Apr 13, 2020
The Top 5 Reasons Why Nonprofits Struggle to Collaborate Link

The Top 5 Reasons Why Nonprofits Struggle to Collaborate

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Nonprofits and community groups provide vital support in a range of important civic areas but as leaders of our respective organizations, we could be doing more to help one another. One major area in the nonprofit sector that is ripe for evolution is the issue of collaboration between fellow...

Apr 06, 2020
IPaintMyMind’s Impact in 2019: A Story Link

IPaintMyMind’s Impact in 2019: A Story

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As we conduct our Annual Review, coalesce feedback and finalize numbers, it’s been truly remarkable to take a look at what IPaintMyMind accomplished in 2019. There are some great metrics for our mission that we’re happy to boast about, but as we reflect a little more on the artists,...

Dec 30, 2019
7 Ways To Support Chicago Nonprofit Organizations Link

7 Ways To Support Chicago Nonprofit Organizations

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Many of us who wish to contribute to our communities have long-harbored notions that the road to inner happiness includes some sort of giving. And it’s hardly an accident that this belief is so natural. Why wouldn’t happiness be spread from goodness and in both directions? But it is...

Oct 21, 2019
‘Statement On The Purpose Of A Corporation’ Is An Exciting Development For Nonprofit Organizations Like IPaintMyMind Link

‘Statement On The Purpose Of A Corporation’ Is An Exciting Development For Nonprofit Organizations Like IPaintMyMind

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About a month ago, a statement signed by 181 CEOs of the Business Roundtable rewrote the purpose of a corporation. That purpose includes a broader mission to foster an economy that benefits all Americans. IPaintMyMind – We Believe Art Changes Lives https://t.co/P6vMrLKvYJ via @YouTube — IPaintMyMind (@IPaintMyMind) May 15,...

Oct 07, 2019
Turning Art Rentals Into Free Art Workshops for Kids Link

Turning Art Rentals Into Free Art Workshops for Kids

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In the nonprofit sector, there’s always an issue around funding. A lack of it, or the cost of finding it. Companies are also looking for cool ways to give back, and every year arts funding in schools gets slashed. At IPaintMyMind, we’ve built a model that relies on our...

Aug 26, 2019
How The Arts & Business Council of Chicago Helped Us Succeed Link

How The Arts & Business Council of Chicago Helped Us Succeed

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In 2013, our leadership participated in a program with the Arts & Business Council of Chicago entitled, Business Volunteers for the Arts. The program matches an emerging arts organization with local pro-bono consultants who help co-create strategic plans and processes for the nonprofits they are paired with. As a...

Aug 05, 2019
How We Turn Corporate Art Rentals Into Local Impact Link

How We Turn Corporate Art Rentals Into Local Impact

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When it comes down to it, at our core, we are a conduit. Our corporate art rental service has been an incredible driver of the impact we make in our communities. It’s been vital in creating connections between communities that might not otherwise interact to coffer value & service...

Jul 15, 2019

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