Adinkra Cultural Arts Studio

$7,212 of $30k goal

Raised by 106 people in 8 months
Diallo Sumbry  MOUNT RAINIER, MD

The Adinkra Cultural Arts Studio (ACAS) is located in the heart of the Gateway Arts District in Mt. Rainier, MD.  ACAS operates in 3802 - 3808 34th Street and is the only Arts Studio commited to African Cultural Arts in the DC Metro area.  ACAS houses Farafina Kan , Lesole's Dance Project in 3802, the home base for ASA!  in 3804, the future site of Good'nPlenty at 3806 and the studiogallery@acas at 3808.

We're raising money to upgrade our facilities and expand our program offering in African Cultural Arts:

-New branded facade with signage across our buildings
-Refurbish our dance floors
-Replace our HVAC units
-Repaint and make minor repairs in all our units
-Complete the our 501 C 3 non profit status
-Expand our cultural arts program offers
-Replace some windows and flooring
-Upgrade our restrooms
and  a few more things...

We're not only looking for you to donate  and provide financial donations but we want you to be apart of our community  and the get the full benefit of ACAS by becoming a member .  Our membership is annual and we want you to join us.

Tier A - $300
Tier B - $200
Tier C - $100

Any donations made through this site at these amounts we offered an ACAS Membership at the respective level.

We need to raise this money in 45 days but we'd love to do it in 30 days.

ACAS is a cornerstone in the African Cultural Arts Community on the East Coast and a central and important institution to the diverse offerings of the Gateway Arts Community.  We are extremely appreciative of our commmunity for their constant encouragement and support. 

More than ever before, we need you!
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Update 8
Posted by Diallo Sumbry
6 months ago
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Here's a full view from across the street. We're adding vibrant color and energy to the Mt. Rainier Gateway Arts Community through high quality, prolific and authentic African Cultural Arts - teaching, performance, outreach and exhibition. Thanks so much for your continued support.
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Update 7
Posted by Diallo Sumbry
6 months ago
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Check out this video update of what's happening at Adinkra Cultural Arts Studio. We're making great progress thanks to you and we still need your support to make it all happen. We've spent upward of $10K so far of which about half has come from your direct support. Please continue to share this campaign w/ your friends and family and remember everything counts. Keep your #coreengaged and have a great Thursday.
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Update 6
Posted by Diallo Sumbry
6 months ago
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Drive by and honk your horn to let us know you love the colors. Next up - signage and window decals. That's why we will continue to need your help. As soon we get donations, we put the money to work. Thank you family.
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Update 5
Posted by Diallo Sumbry
6 months ago
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We're working everyday to meet our goals and present ACAS in the best possible way to you from the outside in. We can't do this without your continued support. Thank you in advance for all you will continue to do. We are grateful and remain humbled by your prayers, financial support, class and event attendance and words of encouragement.
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$7,212 of $30k goal

Raised by 106 people in 8 months
Created August 20, 2016
NB
$25
nicole bonds
21 days ago

I love, support and believe in what you're doing for our community!

CW
$1,000
Courtney Watson
3 months ago

From one dreamer to another, Happy belated Kwanzaa.

$100
Anonymous
4 months ago
$100
Anonymous
4 months ago
MF
$50
Mama Adirah and Family
4 months ago

Keep up the great work Baba Diallo!

DD
$30
Diaspora Dance
5 months ago
NA
$25
Nut Senbițå A.
5 months ago
AF
$20
Ayanna Fox
5 months ago
KA
$25
King Salim Ajanku
5 months ago
LC
$20
LaToya Clemons
5 months ago

Wishing you the best in all of your endeavors!

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