Rodrigue Foundation offers prints to nonprofits for fundraising
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) – The George Rodrigue Foundation has announced the re-launch of its Print Donation Program, which has distributed more than 1,000 prints to over 500 organizations and raised almost $2 million since its inception in 2009.
Non-profit organizations can purchase a Rodrigue Blue Dog silkscreen print from the Rodrigue Estate for $500, then use the print for fundraising activities like silent auctions or raffles.
KATC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1BfxzAH ) if the print purchase doesn’t raise more than the original $500 investment, the foundation will accept the print’s return and refund the $500.
The prints are not for sale in any Rodrigue Gallery and are only available to non-profit organizations.
All prints include a certificate of authenticity.
George Rodrigue was an artist from New Iberia, La., whose Blue Dog paintings made him famous. He died Dec. 14, 2013 at age 69.
Nonprofits can take advantage of this program by applying online at http://www.georgerodriguefoundation.org/printdonation
Information from: KATC-TV, http://katc.com
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