Studio Thirty Three Nominated for $50,000 Grant

Press Release: For Immediate Release

Studio Thirty Three Seeks Votes of Support for Pepsi Grant

Studio Thirty Three in Waynesville, NC has been nominated to receive a Pepsi Refresh Grant, worth $50,000.00. The grant will support the vision of Studio Earth, a creative initiative that gives funding to many non-profit organizations in the community. The money, if awarded, will provide the tools and help needed to do production work for the Studio Earth Signature Series line of jewelry that sources 15% to 30 % of profits directly to the charities that the pieces have been paired with. It will also build a website for Studio Earth.

Voting for this project began at 6:00 AM on May 1st, and will end at midnight on May 31st. Among 1348 great ideas on the voting platform, Studio Thirty Three hopes to achieve a position in the top ten to receive the grant. The campaign to encourage voting has begun. Voting is simple and is done online at The success of this community minded endeavor is in the very hands of the community it supports.

Diannah Beauregard, founder and jeweler of Studio Thirty Three has chosen some of the organizations that are currently paired with pieces in the series – and they include Haywood Community College FoundationHaywood Animal Welfare AssociationHabitat for Humanity, REACH, Haywood County Arts CouncilFriends of the Smokies, NAMI of Western NC and more as the Studio Earth project continues to develop. Organizations that are on board for upcoming designs are MANNA Food Bank, NCCALL, local Veterans organizations, Adoption and Foster Care, At risk Prenatal and Neonatal care and others as the goal is reached;  33 signature pieces over the next 2 years.

Pepsi is giving away more than 20 million dollars this year to refresh communities all across America. Casting your vote for your favorite projects will support many vital community enriching endeavors. For Studio Thirty Three,  Creatively Funding Community Needs Through the Arts,  is a win-win-win initiative that depends now on the community for support. For more information visit the Studio Thirty Three website at where the blog is updated daily with current news of the Pepsi refresh everything project along with the progress of Studio Earth as a creative Social Enterprise.

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4 Comments on “Studio Thirty Three Nominated for $50,000 Grant”

  1. rick Says:

    Hi Diannah,
    Looking good. Great idea – and lots of good ideas on pepsi site. What a neat program. Keep the faith! I’m tracking results and voted for you!

    • Thanks Rick! This is uncharted territory for me. I only learned to post a blog a few days ago. Yes, Pepsi has a great project in action and there are so many great ideas out there. I’ll keep faith and have gratitude for what you are doing.

  2. Pat DePaolo Says:

    What a fine project and how upstanding of Diannah to add her spirit to the community like this. We can only hope she is rewarded accordingly.

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