power2give.org Raises $1 Million

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Nine months ago ASC launched power2give as a platform for non-profits to raise money for arts and cultural projects in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Since then we’ve launched the site in Louisville (Kentucky and Southern Indiana), Miami, Fla. and just last week, Greensboro. The expansion of the site has meant growth not just geographically, but in total fundraising as …

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Matching Grants Support Arts and Education

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Make a gift and have the impact doubled thanks to Wells Fargo, The Leon Levine Foundation, Goodrich Foundation and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC).  All of the organizations are making that possible with generous matching grants for various arts, science and history projects and programs in Mecklenburg County through power2give.org. Both …

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ArtWorks 945, ASC Grant Provide Access to Struggling Artists

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By Maria Mazzocco, Urban Ministry Center As a program of Charlotte’s Urban Ministry Center, ArtWorks 945 is a functioning gallery and studio comprised of local artists who struggle with homelessness and urban poverty. In celebration of the power of human resilience, ArtWorks recognizes that profound healing and validation is possible through the act of creating. …

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Cultural Leadership Training Class Teaches Future Leaders

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By Katherine Mooring, Vice President, Capacity & Community Engagement Spring is in the air, and that means applications for ASC’s Cultural Leadership Training (CLT) Program are now online! This program is designed to identify new volunteer leaders for our Charlotte-Mecklenburg cultural sector and prepare them for board service. With the graduation of our seventh class …

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Visual Art for the Visually Impaired

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Last month, ASC oversaw the installation of Po Shu Wang and Louise Bertelsen’s artwork Sight Unseen at Midtown Park on the Little Sugar Creek Greenway. Normally, visual art is by definition not accessible to the sight-impaired. For this project, the artists began by ‘envisioning’ through the ears and hands of a sight-impaired person. Noticing the …

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