Photography for Non-Profit Orgs
What is 501concepts' goal?
For four years now 501concepts has been providing free photography services to 501c non-profit organizations in the greater Nashville, TN area. I typically donate 250-400 hours of my time every year shooting events at no cost to the charities. My long term goal is to be able to continue to expand the number of organizations I can offer this high level of photography services to, and potentially expand the number of involved photographers donating their time as well as regional areas i'm active in.
I'm currently providing services for the following non-profit organizations.
A Soldier's Child Foundation
Project14 - David Price Foundation
Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee
Deer Run Camp & Retreat
American Heart/Stroke Association
C.A.P.E. - Challenged Athletes Playing Equally
Live For Tay Foundation
Musicians on Call
Songs for Sound
Nashville Children's Theater
American Cancer Society
Bruce Gilley Foundation
100% of donations to 501concepts will be put toward the ongoing maintenance / upgrades of photography equipment, and travel costs involved with the events I donate my time shooting. I've been self-funding this project for 4 years now and donations would help expand the services I offer beyond the current scope that I can personally maintain.
Photos I produce provides images the charities can use going forward to market and promote their events and services. The quality of these images can have a direct positive effect on donations as well as interest from volunteers. Quality marketing images convey the message of an organized and resourceful charity.
Quality images speak volumes and our goal is to provide creative dynamic images that inspire people to donate or become involved as volunteers.
• continue and expand the quality of services provided for the past 2 years.
• expand to multiple photographers and establish mentorship program to educate individuals interested in also volunteering to photograph charity events.
• possible long term expansion of the 501concepts idea into other markets through partnerships with photographers in additional regions.
To establish myself and history...
my name is Rick Stufflebean and am a 20+ year design and imaging veteran. I've produced artwork for over 200+ independent movies and design work for national corporations, professional sport franchises, etc. Photography was my initial career plan, but as life goes I fell into a career as a designer and that became my primary profession. My career is what allows me to make initial investments in quality equipment needed to provide the quality images I do for non-profits.
Donations to help cover ongoing maintenance / upgrading equipment and travel expenses is where I can use your help.
Here's looking forward to another vibrant and productive year in 2017 helping non-profit charities better market their important messages!
This year 501concepts has (thus far) donated 179 hours of time providing photography services for non-profit organizations.
Supported non-profits include: A Soldier's Child Foundation, Project 14 - David Price Foundation, Nashville Children's Theatre, Saddle Up, American Heart & Stroke Assocation, Deer Run Camp & Retreat, Nashville Pittie, Live 4 Tay Foundation, Bruce Gilley Foundation
Donations have raised $250 to be put toward providing photography services to non-profit organizations. They then use the photos to market and promote withwhich then helps them raise money to help their worthy cause.
Which is the essence of what 501concepts does. It helps non-profits to raise more money.
Please consider helping me to continue helping non-profits help others.
Thanks to all who donated in 2015! I know the non-profits I provides services to greatly appreciate YOU supporting me so I can better support them.