2021 Paw Art

Show off your pet (past or present) while helping 3 local causes!

The Bismarck Public Schools Foundation has partnered with the BPS Fine Arts programs within BPS and Central Dakota Humane Society to bring you the first ever Paw Art fundraiser!

For each photo submitted with along with a $20 tax-deductible donation you will receive the following:

  • A hand-drawn rendition of your pet scanned and emailed to you. This could be done by a Kindergartner or a Senior. Not knowing what you get back is half the fun!
  • Your pet, along with their drawing, featured in a Paw Art Parade video that will be promoted on the BPSF and CDHS Facebook and websites.
  • Satisfaction in knowing you have helped 3 non-profit programs within the Bismarck-Mandan community! This is also a great way to honor your furry friends, both past and present.
  • For an additional $25 you can receive a 4×6 canvas featuring your pet and their drawing showcased on an art easel shipped to your home.

Deadline for Submission: Sunday, February 14th, 2021

Artist renditions sent to donor: March 22nd -April 2nd

Paw Art Parade video release date: Saturday, May 1st (date tentative, link for video will be sent to all donors and shared on the BPSF website)

Online Submissions: Simply fill out the submission form below. 

Mailed Submissions: Click here for a copy of the donation/pet photo submission form. Simply fill out and mail (along with a photo of your pet) to the BPS Foundation office postmarked by Thursday, February 11th: BPS Foundation, 806 N Washington St, Bismarck, ND 58501

Copies of the entry form may also be picked up at the following locations:

  • Capital Gallery
  • KT Animal Supply
  • In-Dog-Neat-O

Photo submissions of mailed donation entries may also be emailed to if a hard-copy of the photo is not available.

This fundraiser is proudly brought to you by:

Thank you to our media sponsors:

Paw Art Submission Form

Paw Art Parade

Paw Art 4×6 Canvas

Paw Art 4×6

In Memoriam


Partner with the BPS District to empower every learner to thrive by enhancing the services and recognition of students and staff.

Questions should be directed to:

Stacey Lang
Development Director