The purpose of this GoFundMe is to help offset the costs of our volunteer artists' art supplies, in their effort to help our cause.

THE NEIGHBORHOOD CURBSIDE CANVAS PROJECT is a volunteer grassroots effort, uniting local artists with struggling New York City restaurants to transform pop-up dining patios into street art, for the purposes of driving greater interest, energy and business back into our COVID-coping neighborhoods.

This is currently a community barter agreement, as the struggling restaurants don't have the means to pay for the artistic transformation. They will give restaurant gift certificates in exchange for their artist's time. Additionally, artists are also struggling more than ever and are unlikely to have the means to spend hundreds of dollars on the art supplies necessary for each piece of art. Given we have dozens of restaurants needing our help, these costs will significantly add up. 

The Project thanks you.
The Artists thank you.
The Restaurants thank you.
The entire Downtown community thanks you.


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  • Jon Pearce 
    • $50 
    • 12 hrs
  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 5 d
  • Pauline Brandmeyer 
    • $200 
    • 5 d
  • Wendy Silverstein 
    • $100 
    • 6 d
  • Danny Davis 
    • $50 
    • 7 d
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Bill Tsapalas 
New York, NY
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