From cultural sector recipient to supporter: a donor shares why she gives to ASC

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Community Supported Art, Education

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Lindsay Wright didn’t know the field trips she went on as a public school student in Charlotte-Mecklenburg were supported by the Arts & Science Council. She connected the dots as an adult. It’s why she gives to ASC. “I’ve reaped the benefits of the Arts & Science Council and I …

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Connecting with culture

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager The Arts & Science Council’s Annual Fund Drive, currently underway, is about sustaining Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s vibrant cultural sector. It’s one reason ASC kicked off its fund drive with Connect with Culture Day, which saw thousands participate in cultural experiences around the county. The day started ASC towards its goal of raising …

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Thank You From ASC

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Robert Bush President Thanks to the support of public and private donors, like you, the Arts & Science Council has secured $13 million to invest in the cultural sector for fiscal year 2014-2015. These dollars incorporate funds raised through the 2014 Annual Fund Drive, restricted gifts for special projects (such as Project L.I.F.T. intercessions …

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A community appeal from ASC

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

From 2014 ASC Annual Fund Drive Chair Richard T. “Stick” Williams and ASC President Robert Bush Whether you live, work, go to school in or visit Charlotte-Mecklenburg, you benefit from the organizations and programs supported by dollars from the Arts & Science Council (ASC). For that reason, back in January we asked the community to …

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Arts and Culture: Supplying much more than meets the eye

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog

By David Currence Marketing Manager You might think about arts and culture as only museums, galleries and theaters. But here’s a new way of thinking of them – as job creators, economic stimulators and active contributors to the local business community. Nonprofit arts and culture are a $202.8 million industry in Charlotte-Mecklenburg – one that …

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