The Dreaming Zebra Foundation is a (501)(c)(3) charity providing support so that children and young adults are given an equal opportunity to explore and develop their creativity in the arts. Your gifts help us provide art & music supplies to children throughout the world.



Every child's painting begins with just one brushstroke. Please consider joining our key group of art-loving supporters who donate $10 or more each month. With so many children in the world going without access to art and basic supplies, we are in need of your monthly support to reach as many young artists as possible, and to give them a vibrant palette for self-expression. $10 per month! Please join us by adding your brushstroke of color to our giving palette, and supporting our mission of helping young artists to follow their dreams.


Open Call: "Yes!" Exhibition

LarkGallery offers artists, musicians and poets the opportunity to present their creations.

LarkGallery and M.D. Gallery invite artists to submit their creations for participation in our on-line competition and exhibition in a month-long group show at M.D. Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Art critic and curator Peter Frank will choose six winners to participate in our "Yes!" art show at the M.D. gallery in the center of Los Angeles at Third Street and Fairfax Avenue.

Submission deadline is August 25, 2014.

5% of proceeds will be donated to Dreaming Zebra Foundation.


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Art Day Celebration 2014

The Dreaming Zebra Foundation is proud to be a sponsor of "Art Day Celebration" for our second year in 2014, and to have helped to provide art supplies to 100 children in orphanages in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

We thank the Art Day Celebration team for allowing us to be a part of their inspiring mission, and for all that they do to bring creative art programs to underpriviliged children in Haiti.

Thank you to everyone who sponsored a young artist!


Sponsor A School with Earth-Friendly Crayons

Crayons are one of the most popular art supplies for children. We strive to provide earth-friendly products to the young artists we serve. Click the banner below to sponsor a classroom with Prang soy based crayons today!


SilverGraphics Art-Based Fundraising:
A Great Idea for Teachers, Families & Schools!

Could your school use a really creative fundraising idea? Meet our friends at SilverGraphics! SilverGraphics offers a unique fundraising program that helps schools celebrate creativity and raise needed funds by transferring students' full color artwork onto keepsakes that can be cherished by parents, families, and school supporters alike.  And to top it all off, a portion of profits benefits Dreaming Zebra and young artists!

Visit SilverGraphics now to learn more and start your art-based fundraiser today!


Helping Kids Dream...

Dreaming Zebra's Community Art Recycling Program provides access to art and music supplies for thousands of children, schools, art therapy programs and community organizations throughout the United States.

In 2012, Dreaming Zebra provided free art supplies, musical instruments, and public art experiences to more than 50,000 young artists -- children who otherwise might not have experienced the joys and benefits of an art education.

Please help us to deliver more art materials to children in need, and keep the shelves stocked, by making a cash donation today to support our minimal shipping and operating costs.


Please click the donation box to the right to help us meet our goal of $10,000 by June 1, 2014.

About Us

The Dreaming Zebra Foundation was incorporated in Portland, Oregon in the interest of promoting greater access to the arts for children and young adults. Our founders recognized a pressing need in many communities for the charitable donation of art and music supplies to support children, schools, and other nonprofit organizations serving youth and the arts.

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Community Art Recycling Program

The purpose of the Community Art Recycling Program is to gather gently used materials that can be efficiently recycled to provide arts education for children in need within the community.

Many individuals and business owners are surprised to learn that basic secondhand materials that are often discarded can be used to create an art class for children in need.

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The Dreaming Zebra Foundation was established in Portland, OR, in the interest of promoting greater access to the arts for children and young adults.
Our founders recognized a pressing need in many communities for the promotion of charitable donations of art and music supplies to support
individuals, schools, and other nonprofit organizations serving youth and the arts.

With the help of our volunteers, donors, and sponsors, DZF provides new and gently recycled art supplies, musical instruments, and other creative resources
to those in need. We also strive to raise community awareness and support for arts education in the future.



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