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PAVE STUDENT AID & SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The PAVE Student Aid & Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to students in educational programs preparing them for careers in the retail environments industry, including but not limited to careers in retail design and planning, and visual merchandising industries. The program was developed to help ensure a future talent pool for the industry by eliminating barriers to studying in these fields. The funds assist students who are experiencing financial difficulties that may prevent them from continuing school.

PROGRAM OPTIONS

NAMED SCHOLARSHIP & EXPERIENCE

Rewards a scholarship in the name of your choosing as well as an educational experience to deserving students based on merit and/or need. A representative from PAVE will work with you to determine application criteria such as grade point average, region, and academic concentrations. Sponsor has the option to cover travel costs independently.

Minimum Donation: $2,500 ($1,500 Scholarship + $1,000 Travel)


NAMED SCHOLARSHIP​

Rewards a scholarship in the name of your choosing to deserving students based on merit and/or need. A representative from PAVE will work with you to determine application criteria such as grade point average, region, and academic concentrations.

Minimum Donation: $2,500

ANNUAL NAMED STUDENT AID GRANT

PAVE's Student Aid Program addresses student need that can impact ongoing education and rewards students based on merit and need. You may participate in the grant reward process if desired.

Suggested Donation: $5,250 (3 years/$1,750 per year)

 

SPONSOR A STUDENT DESIGN CHALLENGE

Looking for the best opportunity to support future designers? Need fresh ideas for your brand? Become a sponsor of the PAVE Student Design Competition or the RetailX Student Design Project!

The Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE), founded in 1992, has grown into the retail design, planning, and visual merchandising industry’s premier educational foundation, and a recognized advocate for design students. To continue the journey of helping students showcase their talent the foundation created the PAVE Student Design Competition in 1994 and the PAVE Globalshop (RetailX) Student Design Project.

PAVE's Student Design Challenges promote “real world” design experience for students interested in pursuing careers in the retail design industry. Students involved in retail planning, visual merchandising, interior design, architecture and branding programs create a dynamic design space for sponsors of the competitions. Hundreds of students participating in our competitions demonstrate the will to innovate, redesign, and reinvent actual retail design space for sponsors across the world.

The purpose of these challenges is to highlight, advertise & advocate great retail design, and to provide its winners extensive insight, publicity and prestige networking with the industry either at the PAVE Gala or the RetailX Trade Show.

SPONSOR BENEFITS​

 

  • Increase in brand awareness and recognition by deepening relationships and engagement through your involvement

  • Provide students with a one of a kind opportunity to obtain "real life" design experience.

  • Receive and observe trend insights by viewing a fresh take on y our brand by your target audience.

  • Owning hundreds of design ideas from top talent at the collegiate level.

  • Design culture cultivation by inspiring future designers.

  • Opportunity to present awards to top educational programs and encourages supporting design education. 

  • Receive media exposure and a tax deduction for your involvement in the competition.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SPONSORING A STUDENT DESIGN CHALLENGE,

GIVE US A CALL AT 954-551-9234!

 
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SUPPORT STUDENT DESIGN WHILE YOU SHOP!

 

We are excited to share that PAVE is now a part of the AmazonSmile Program! Shop at smile.amazon.com with PAVE selected as your charity of choice and Amazon will make donations on your behalf for any qualifying purchase at no cost to you!

 

OTHER WAYS TO GIVE BACK

PAVE HELPING HAND FUND

Enhance the educational experience at a college program. PAVE’s Helping Hand Fund enables accredited institutions to improve their programs.


PLANNED GIVING

Gifts of Appreciated Property or Collectibles. With careful planning, you can enjoy favorable tax benefits, such as a charitable contribution deduction or the elimination of long-term capital gains tax, from gifts of long-term appreciated securities and real estate. If you donate collectibles, you can deduct the amount of the appraisal for the items. Consult your accountant for details on planned giving benefits.

BEQUESTS

Honor and sustain your family name with a bequest to PAVE.


LIFE INCOME/CHARITABLE TRUSTS

Make a substantial gift to PAVE without forfeiting the annual income produced by these assets. A charitable trust allows you to retain income for the life of you and your spouse, and it can be structured to create a substantial tax break over a period of years.


LIFE INSURANCE

You can transfer ownership of an existing policy to PAVE or purchase a new life insurance policy naming PAVE as the beneficiary and/or owner.


REMEMBRANCE GIFTS

Honor a loved one or respected colleague with a gift to PAVE in their name. Any amount accepted. Your thoughtfulness will be acknowledged (without mentioning amount) to the individual or family member/friend.

LET'S MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Here are some ways you can donate:

 

BY MAIL

8570 Stirling Road,

Suite 102-227

Hollywood, FL 33024

ONLINE

Make a tax deductible donation‏.

BY PHONE

It's easy to donate offline too.

Tel: 954-551-9144