Interested in what the winners from last year planned to do with their grants? Check out the videos below to see the winning applications from 2017!
Name: Micah B
The New American Story Project is a nonprofit serving Central American children who have come to the United States unaccompanied. Micah created graphics and illustrations to raise awareness of the unique challenges faced by young immigrants. The final posters can be seen throughout the Bay Area, including large-scale prints hanging outside of San Francisco’s famous City Lights bookstore.
Name: Kathryn Stellmacher D
Kathryn partnered with Give a Beat, an organization with roots in the dance music scene that mentors at-risk youth after they’ve come out of the juvenile justice system. Through a series of workshops, Kathryn mentored young participants in graphic design, helping them create posters inspired by their favorite DJs.
Name: Shelby Marshall, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, F
Shelby created marketing materials, fundraising collateral, and completed website improvements for Understanding Our Differences, a nonprofit program that’s a leader in disability awareness education in schools. Funds raised with these materials will go to creating a new online version of their curriculum.
Name: Melissa E
UX designer Melissa worked with the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence to update their website to be more user-friendly and less triggering for survivors. She also completed an educational poster to guide other agencies in doing the same. Since completing her project, she’s been asked to speak on the topic at various social services conferences around the country.