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Ms. Matesevac from Colorado Springs CO is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Together We Can Express Ourself Through Art!

My students need paper, canvas, paints, and other art supplies as this is the very first art program at the school.

  • $1,614 goal

This project expired on December 12, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school supports approximately 120 students from 20 surrounding school districts; including rural schools. We have created a brand-new art program for our students in the 2018-2019 school year.

My school serves K-12 students with various disabilities, behavioral, and learning needs.

Every child has capabilities, talents, and strengths; sometimes, all it takes is exposure, motivation, and extra support to make a difference! The art program is designed to allow them another avenue to express themselves; as their ability to communicate feelings and needs may be limited.

We have an amazing staff that is always looking to make a difference in the lives of our students and their families. Thank you for your support!

My Project

As the very first art program at this K-12 school, it is my goal to expose my students to new art mediums and techniques.

Working at a school with students with special needs and behaviors, I believe that art will be the outlet the students need to express themselves.

The students have a wide range of abilities and interests, therefore I have selected various materials to help each student to become successful artists.

The paper cutter will allow me to cut paper for multiple projects throughout the year, as well as teaching high school students to mat their own artwork. The class packs and classroom sets will allow for students to access different materials during the whole school year. Several students have shown interests in watercolor, painting, shading, sketching, and coloring detailed coloring pages. After learning the interests of my students, I ordered the necessary supplies to allow each student to learn and grow. Lastly, I ordered printing supplies, which will introduce my students to a new, fun medium and technique.

These materials will be a step forward in creating an art program to engage each student with their diverse backgrounds and needs.

Ms. Matesevac
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
57108-1002-GBC Paper Cutter - 24" Cut • Blick Art Materials $249.60 1 $249.60
09605-1009-Richeson Bulk Pack Watercolor Paper - 18" x 24", 88 lb, Pkg of 300 sheets • Blick Art Materials $209.59 1 $209.59
20421-2009-Generals Kimberly Graphite Classroom Art Pack • Blick Art Materials $153.17 1 $153.17
40409-1001-Blick E-Z Cut Classroom Starter Kit • Blick Art Materials $149.99 1 $149.99
06046-1172-Royal Langnickel Sunburst Classroom Caddie - Rounds and Flats, Set of 72 • Blick Art Materials $120.87 1 $120.87
20508-7209-Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencil Set - Tin Box, Set of 72, • Blick Art Materials $74.68 1 $74.68
06046-0489-Royal Langnickel Big Kid''s Jumbo Combo Classroom Caddie Set - Set of 48 • Blick Art Materials $69.87 1 $69.87
07015-1008-Blick Economy Canvas Panels - 16" x 20", Class Pack of 24 • Blick Art Materials $61.95 1 $61.95
21930-1144-Sargent Art Square Chalk Pastels - Assorted Colors, Set of 144 • Blick Art Materials $38.90 1 $38.90
40105-1004-Speedball Hard Rubber Brayer - 4" • Blick Art Materials $6.70 5 $33.50
00369-1109-Blick Liquid Watercolors - Set of 10 assorted colors, 8 oz bottles • Blick Art Materials $28.49 1 $28.49
40403-1022-Inovart Printfoam for Block Printing - Pkg of 30, 6" x 9" • Blick Art Materials $8.12 2 $16.24
22856-1048-Gray Paper Stumps - Set of 48 • Blick Art Materials $12.79 1 $12.79
40403-1012-Inovart Printfoam for Block Printing - Pkg of 100, 4" x 6" • Blick Art Materials $8.19 1 $8.19

Materials cost

$1,227.83

Vendor shipping charges

$17.00

State sales tax

$78.58

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,371.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$242.09

Total project goal

$1,613.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,613.92

4 Donors

-$1,568.92

Donations toward project cost

-$1,333.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$235.34

Matching donations from our partners

-$45.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$38.25

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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