As of January 16, 2010, Sphere College is a project of Sheltering Arms, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Donations in support of this project may be made by sending a check made out to “Sheltering Arms, Inc./Sphere College Project” to:
The Sphere College Project
P.O. Box 1024
Phoenixville, PA 19460
Or via PayPal by clicking on this donate button, which will take you to the PayPal site:
A deep, heartfelt thanks go to the supporters (AKA Awesome Peeps) of The Sphere College Project…
Pat Weeks Eastman
Dr. Matt Hafar
Butch and Bunny Sprouse
Dr. Koshy Mathews
Marijane Raymond (in memory of Jeremiah)
Colonial Theatre: space for classes
Gail Fletcher: much time and expertise in the Sphere College Business Plan and grant planning
Phoenix Village Arts Center: space for classes
Ursinus ACM: boxes and boxes of books collected at Ursinus College
Wolfgang Books: space for classes
Jesse Crater: contributing time and effort to the Film Contest, the Klezmer fundraiser, and others
Nancy Brown and Sheltering Arms, Inc.: putting time and effort into fiscal sponsorship of the College
Eastern Watershed: performing at the first Sphere College fundraiser
Tons of others to be added here a bit at a time…
Students of The Sphere College Project are expected to become accomplished in the arts, sciences and humanities.
If you are an artist and believe that increased experience in art for the general public would (1) help us learn how to communicate deeply in a variety of ways, (2) provide people with a glimpse into the limits of human creativity and accomplishment and (3) help bring about a future in which the arts are more highly valued because more people understand that the arts can enhance the beauty in our environment, and you have some small amount of disposable income, then give a few dollars and send this link to others whom you believe are of a similar mind.
If you are a person who values freedom and who wishes to reduce the size and scope of government in an effective and non-chaotic manner through lawful means in accordance with the Constitution of the United States of America and you have a bit of capital to cut loose, then cut away and freely share this site with some others of like mind.
If you’re a scientist and believe that the world would be a better place if people who currently have difficulty thinking logically were to acquire the skills that help them distinguish fact from fiction, as well as to contribute to the expansion of the current store of human knowledge, or at least appreciate the importance of doing so, then let’s hear the clink, clink clink of coinage relative to how important you think this is, and put a little graph theory into practice by connecting others to this page.
If you are a person who enjoys nature and you wish to live in a world in which we can drink our water, breathe our air and eat our food without concern for whether it is safe to do so, and you can spare a bit of dough, then roll it over, and send this link to a few friends so they can meditate on this as well.
This image is a closeup on a portion of a donation box made by Jesse Crater, student of The Sphere College Project, who has a passion for making films, and enjoys making the props for the films. The donation box was used in the lobby of the Colonial Theatre during the viewing of “2001: A Space Odyssey”, sponsored by Sphere College. It’s made of cardboard painted black, with scrabble tiles and a swirly button. It is in the shape of a monolith on the surface of the moon (with craters, of course), and has a door and handle on back to remove the donations.