Hello everyone and thank you for checking into the Academy's blog.
There's a special request we're making of you. If you have a Facebook account, I hope you'll put it to use on our behalf. Chase Bank and LivingSocial are sponsoring a program called Mission: Small Business. The program involves issuing grants in the amount of $250,000 to as many as 12 small businesses in the US. The Animation Academy is eligible for this program and we're registered for it. In order to qualify for the next step in the process we need to get at least 250 Facebook votes by June 30, 2012.
If you would be so kind as to help us with your vote we would very much appreciate it. Please follow this link to MissionSmallBusiness.com. Click on the 'Log in & Support'. You'll be able to login with your Facebook account. Then in the business name box search for The Animation Academy. We're located in Burbank California. When you see our business name, click on the 'Vote' tab. It's that easy!
If we can reach 250 votes by June 30, we'll be able to submit to the Mission: Small Business review board for consideration of a $250,000 grant. For all the good the Academy has done over the years, it would be great for an opportunity to get to this level. We started out in January 1998 with a $15 investment. Look at what we've achieved since then and how we've influenced the animation industry and the lives of the many artists that have experienced our program. Imagine what can be accomplished with a $250,000 grant.
Please vote for The Animation Academy at MissionSmallBusiness.com and please encourage your Facebook community network to do the same. I sincerely thank you for your time and effort.
President, Founder and Director
The Animation Academy