Addressing Opportunity in the Cultural Community

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Why This Matters: Because the cultural community plays an important role in connecting people and strengthening communities by using arts and culture to create pathways and bridges to opportunity. By Robert Bush ASC President In conversations at most civic events over the past year there has been a common theme – the report of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg …

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Funding opportunities for Charlotte-Mecklenburg-based creative individuals

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Why This Matters: ASC grants reward deserving creative individuals with financial assistance to pursue projects that further their artistic development and provide exposure and recognition in the local community. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Creative individuals in Charlotte-Mecklenburg have several opportunities to apply for funding to impact the community and advance their careers. Creative Renewal Fellowships …

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Support Read With Love on #GivingTuesdayCLT

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Reading is at the heart of all learning. But in 2015, only 39% of third graders in Mecklenburg County were reading proficiently, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress. Reading proficiency, if developed early, is a critical predictor of school, career and life success. That’s why ASC is committed to improving reading proficiency from …

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