Inspired’s mission is To Inspire Kids. Itwill be highlighting Kids’ writing, art, photography, entrepreneurship, and music, with its cover prominently featuring art produced by young people.
Inspired has already partnered with notable Indianapolis organizations and schools including the Indianapolis Arts Center, Clowes Hall/Butler University, the YMCA, Conner Prairie, The Public Library, Broad Ripple High School, International High School, Herron High School, University High School, and Park Tudor. It is actively engaging additional youth-oriented organizations, businesses and schools to help their Kids be aware of opportunities to be published.
Copies of the first printed edition will be distributed the week of February 3rd throughout Indianapolis, including at all Indianapolis Public Libraries, Roberts Camera, Conner Prairie, JCC, Launch Fishers, the Ronald McDonald House, the Children’s Museum, the above listed schools, the Arts Center, and YMCAs.
For information on how to submit work for publication, how to support Inspired Magazine, and to see additional work by Indy’s Kids, please visit www.ReadInspiredMag.org.
“We are very excited to be giving Indianapolis Kids an opportunity to get published and to inspire each other,” stated Michael Vander Sande, President and Founder of Inspired Magazine. “Indianapolis has so many gifted Kids and Inspired Magazine is honored to be an educational and creative outlet for their talents.”
Inspired will be available in a quarterly print format. Inspired will also be available digitally with monthly updates via downloadable Apple, Google and Amazon Apps as well as a browser-based edition.
As a nonprofit, it starting a crowd funding campaign via StartSomeGood which aims to empower people from around the world to create social impact by connecting those with ideas for improving the world with the financial and intellectual capital they need to take action. Inspired’s campaign can be found at http://startsomegood.com/
About Company: Based out of Indianapolis, Inspired is a new 501(c)3 nonprofit with the fiscal sponsorship of Pro(ACT) Community Partnerships, Inc. Michael Vander Sande is a former stay-at-home dad, former publisher, lifeslong entrepreneur and is passionate about Inspiring Kids.
Michael Vander Sande
Michael Vander Sande