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"It's a Beautiful Day in My Neighborhood" Photo Project

A project in Chicago, IL by Beauty and Brawn Art Gallery

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"IABD" will provide 20 Logan Sq. kids with an opportunity to participate in an exploratory photography program & host a gallery event.
Backers: 32
Average Pledge Per Backer: $97

Funded: $3,101 of $16,000
Dates: Apr 1st -> May 16th (45 days)
Project By: Beauty and Brawn Art Gallery
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Latest News

Can we do this?!

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
A HUGE thank you to: Be Good Today, Inc. Omar Pineda We are so thankful for your donation! Hoping we can see this project through!  (Read More)

Another thank you!

April 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Another big thank you goes out to: Robert Kotchen Rebeca We really and truly appreciate your support!  (Read More)

Two more pledges, two more bits of love!

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
A big dose of love and thanks to our most recent supporters: Andee Pasch Marsha Kamen Kisses! Kisses! Kisses!  (Read More)

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

April 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Another HUGE thank you to our most recent cast of amazing friends: Brad Gerber Cari Meyers Emily Rapport Juan Ortiz Roane Beard Griffin Caprio Antonio R & Doreen Guillen We are filled with gratitude- thank you!  (Read More)

Chicago Kickstarter Page: Seed Chicago Curates Local Crowdfunding Campaigns

April 11th - via: huffingtonpost.com
CHICAGO, IL - The city of Chicago, having already itself dabbled in the craft of crowdfunding campaigns, on Tuesday unveiled its own officially curated Kickstarter page. The page, titled Seed Chicago, is intended to spotlight small businesses and community development projects that will bring jobs, economic activity and revitalization to Chicago's neighborhoods. (Read More)

It keeps getting better!

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
It is amazing to get up each morning, and to see that we are really moving along and with so much love & support! A HUGE thank you to another round of amazing backers: Nichole Larvick Erika Pfleger Kenny Shogren Joanna Miller Andre Velez You are... (Read More)

Could Kickstarter Work as a Tool for Neighborhood Economic Development?

April 10th - via: theatlanticcities.com
"Kickstarter urbanism" bumps up against the twin problems that effective city solutions are rarely as sexy as a new bike design, while the bureaucracies for implementing them get much more complicated than Kickstarter can handle. As Alexandra Lange wrote last year for Design Observer, "a suitable funding platform for a watch is not a suitable funding platform for a city." (Read More)

Enterprising Chicago Businesses to Benefit from Kickstarter’s New Seed Chicago

April 9th - via: nbcchicago.com
CHICAGO, IL - Kickstarter-mania has officially come to the City of Chicago. World Business Chicago and the mayor’s office has announced Tuesday morning they plan to team up to form Seed Chicago, “Chicago’s first curated Kickstarter page which will use crowdfunding to grow businesses and create jobs in Chicago’s neighborhoods.” (Read More)


April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
WOW! A MAJOR thank you to : Julia Stasch Heather Haskins  Sara Youngblood-Ochoa Your kindness and support is amazing and overwhelming. Thank you!!!!  (Read More)

Our friends ROCK!

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
A big thank you to: Michaela Marchi Kimberly Jones Joe Baldwin Your pledges made us SMILE. Friendship transcends the test of time!  (Read More)

Kickstarter links

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Here are the links to our KICKSTARTER "event" on Facebook and on our gallery website. https://www.facebook.com/events/123615767828155/ http://www.beautyandbrawngallery.com/about/?preview=true&preview_id=10&preview_nonce=fa9a660cd2 Let's do... (Read More)

Day three and we are smiling!

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Wow!  A big 'thank you' to our friends who have already backed this project!  We feel blessed and we are just beginning. Alison Welz Ben Buhl Michele Battle-Fisher Natalie Edwards Thank you!  (Read More)

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