“The Best Way To Predict The Future Is To Create It” - Peter Ducker
Despite a global pandemic and escalating nationwide racial tension, WOLF Ideas Group, a black-led creative placemaking group from Atlanta had the opportunity to secure the "dream," but we need your help! The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically impacted our funding and we are leaning into our community to support us in bridging the financial gap for us to stay above water.
What is this dream you ask? The creation and activation of an intentional space servicing as a safe destination space for Creatives in our city and beyond! A beautifully wooded 70+ acre plot of land equipped with a fully-stocked lake that we will be calling C.H.A.C.E (Chattahoochee Hills Arts & Culture Ecosystem) Village, a place for creatives by creatives that we will be activating as a place for events, programs, resources and a source of education.
C.H.A.C.E is an overall destination space for creatives and lovers of the arts in Atlanta and around the world. Join us in bringing this experience to life!
Why Go Fund Me:
We have been BLESSED enough to be able to secure the amazing property and cover essential expenses to date with all of our savings and a small loan, but it is not enough. Unfortunately, we were not approved to receive any federal or PPP loans or any other financial assistance during this crippling pandemic. This GoFundMe will give us the ability to sustain for the next six months, allowing us to continue to CHACE THE DREAM.
What We Need:
We are in need of $160,000
Funds from this campaign will directly cover:
+ Operational Budget
+Infrastructure for the development
+Expenses until May 2021
About C.H.A.C.E Village:
What do you get when you purchase 70+ acres of beautifully wooded landscape, with a fully stocked 5-acre lake, and a Bed & Breakfast? You get C.H.A.C.E (Chattahoochee Hills Arts & Culture Ecosystem) Village. A soon to be destination space located in gorgeous Chattahoochee Hills, the 5th largest town in Georgia, 25 miles outside of Atlanta and just 15-minutes from the world's busiest airport.
Imagine escaping from the city for a weekend retreat at a community designed for Creatives by Creatives. Carefully curated by some of Atlanta's most innovative minds to provide guests with exceptional spaces for creating, education, and intentionality.
At C.H.A.C.E Village we will focus on innovation in the arts as much as preservation of our beautiful surrounding natural landscapes. Painters to poets, singers to sculptors, engineers to farmers, we will truly embody the renaissance currently taking place across Metro Atlanta.
With our unique events and programming acting as the backbone upon which this initiative will be carried, the C.H.A.C.E Village is sure to become a destination place for Creatives, Artists, and Entrepreneurs alike in Atlanta and beyond. Aspiring to inspire the world, while simultaneously and collaboratively growing with our city as it expands.
The collective that has initiated the C.H.A.C.E. Village & Development project is composed of the most influential and experienced creatives from Atlanta's Art & Culture Industries. These individuals have been the curators of some of the city's most instrumental experiences that are pushing the boundaries of possibilities for creatives and artists in the city. The operators of this project is W.O.L.F Ideas Group/ARTlanta which is a creative consulting company that specializes in Creative Placemaking and implementation of Arts, Culture and Entertainment Districts throughout the city of Atlanta. Over the past 10 years, they have consistently enabled public art and collaborative programming to activate well-branded and inclusive safe spaces that are synonymous with the creative needs communities.
Our mission is to make art and creativity accessible to all by becoming a center for education and resources.
We appreciate all donations! Your contribution is vital to helping the creative community of Atlanta & beyond "C.H.A.C.E The Dream!" Every cent will go towards solving a huge problem within the arts industry: Resources, Knowledge, Network, Skill Development, and a space to create & network.
Be a part of history by contributing to bringing the dream to life!
C.H.A.C.E Village is a Silicon Valley for creatives.
C.H.A.C.E Village is the future.
C.H.A.C.E Village, is a home.
For more information and updates, follow us on Facebook/Instagram/Twitter @CHACEVillage
- Erica Hill
- Charles Cato