George Rodrigue

Art to the Rescue: George Rodrigue Foundation Donating to Nonprofits

15:00 September 15, 2020
By: Blake Anderson

The George Rodrigue Foundation is a nonprofit organization that advocates the importance of the arts in the development of our youth. The foundation plans, develops, and implements a series of unique educational programs specifically designed to enhance and expand art curriculums. The George Rodrigue Foundation of The Arts introduced the Print Donation Program in 2009, with the purpose to help other nonprofit organizations to raise money. This program allows nonprofits to use a collection of seven Estate Stamped George Rodrigue prints as a fundraising vehicle.

As we all know, the COVID-19 pandemic has left many companies, families, and nonprofit organizations in a financial bind. Even with government assistance, many cannot make ends meet during these challenging times. Nonprofits especially are struggling to bring in donations without being able to host fundraisers. The GRFA has a solution for these organizations to continue receiving donations while safety guidelines are still in place across the United States.

For a limited time, the George Rodrigue Foundation is allowing the sale of Rodrigue silkscreen prints, though the Print Donation Program, for $1,000 plus tax and shipping. The GRFA will donate 50 percent of each purchase ($500) to the nonprofit organization of the buyer's choosing. So far, The George Rodrigue Foundation has been able to donate over $16,000 to 28 nonprofit organizations. The seven available prints for purchase are "A Number One Tiger Fan," "Drew Brees," "Cat Tie," "The Three Amigos," "We Will Rise Again," "You Can't Drown the Blues," and "We Are Marching Again." These Louisiana-style paintings will give your house or office a great splash of color.

For more information, to view the prints, or to place your order, click here.

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