Since 2016, leaders have worked to broaden and deepen our programs:
* GoggleWorks launched substantive art programs like the Student Ambassador Fellowship, a merit-based mentorship program for high school artists; an international residency that hosted artists from Venezuela, Poland, Cuba, and NYC; a print studio, allowing classes in 2D printmaking and screen printing; a public studio model in our woodshop; a curated museum exhibition; branded seasonal programs like mini-makers and You Create We Make; and a monthly visiting artist program.
* GoggleWorks launched or developed charitable programs like the After School Arts Program, which expanded in 2018 after having a waiting list in 2017; training for the A.R.T. program which allows disabled individuals to create gallery-quality art by using laser technology; and our scholarships, which mean we promise to turn nobody away from classes based on their financial resources.
Leaders have also strived to make the organization more sustainable:
* GoggleWorks grew program revenue by 200% from 2016 to 2018; reduced debt by $200,000 and garnered a pledge for complete debt elimination over the next eight years); seven new major donors ($25,000 and above); six new foundation gifts , including $300,000 of matching funds from Windgate Foundation over three years; a $260,000 endowment gift; and our first ever year of operational surplus!
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