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Give Day Tampa Bay for the Warehouse Arts District – May 5th

  • 05 May 2015
  • 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM (EDT)
  • 24 hours of online giving

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Let’s keep our artists in St. Pete! 

Join us in committing to participate in Give Day Tampa Bay on May 5th. 

Your donation will help keep our artists in St. Pete by creating affordable, sustainable artist’s studios. Typically artists get priced out of their workplaces after they have redeveloped a rundown, inexpensive area (like on the 600 block, Ybor City, and SoHo NYC).  We are solving that problem by transforming a compound of six warehouse buildings with over 50,000 sq. ft. of space into affordable working studios call the ArtsXchange.  Offices, class rooms, a large gallery space, a foundry, performance space and a possible micro-brewery are also in the tentative plans. The Pinellas Trail runs alongside the compound as well and ideas are swirling around about creating an “Arts Gateway to St. Pete” with colorful murals and artwork and opening up trail access from the compound to neighbor, Duncan McClellan Glass’ location, and to the Morean Center for Clay.

This project will revitalize nearly three acres of blighted property in the heart of the Warehouse Arts District near Midtown and help bring the arts to an underserved population. 

  • Become a part of this life-changing opportunity for artists. 
  • Participate in making the ARTS an economic driver for St. Pete
  • Help create a model for cities across the country! 

Give day also has a prize pool!

  • If we receive the most individual donors (regardless of donation amount) out of all the other Tampa Bay Arts Non-profits, Give Day Tampa Bay will award us $2,500.
  • If we receive the single largest donation during May 5th, the award is $10,000 
  • Donate at 6:46am that day and we could win $5,000!

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What is Give Day Tampa Bay?

A 24 hour, online giving event on May 5, 2015 sponsored by the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and Florida Next Foundation to grow philanthropy in the Tampa Bay area.  This initiative will provide new opportunities for individual and corporate philanthropy, bolster charitable giving to the Tampa Bay region’s nonprofit community, and heighten awareness of the region’s entire nonprofit sector.

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