New ASC Cultural Vision Grant Recipients Announced

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Twenty-four groups and individuals receive a combined $148,700 in funding for cultural projects that build community and increase relevance and innovation. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Aug. 27, 2020) – From a digital art trail and commissioned works along Charlotte’s Monroe Road corridor to an online international street food and music festival to connect the city’s immigrant communities …

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ASC’s Commitment to Equity Drives FY21 Investments

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Equity supplement and formula used to increase transparency and support for diverse organizations   CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 1, 2020) – The Arts & Science Council (ASC), the chief advocate, resource hub and steward of Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community, demonstrates its commitment to cultural equity through its first round of investments for FY21 totaling $4.3 million. ASC is also instituting an equity …

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ASC’s Studio 345 Program Moving to Arts+

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The free, out-of-school youth development program has served 2,972 high school students since 2012, achieving a 99 percent average graduation rate CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 24, 2020) – The Arts & Science Council’s (ASC) youth development program Studio 345 will move to Arts+ on Wednesday, July 1,2020. Under Arts+’s administration, Studio 345 will continue to engage Charlotte-Mecklenburg high school students through arts education and programs. ASC launched Studio …

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Eleven Emerging and Mid-Career Artists Awarded ASC Fellowships

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Emerging Creators and Creative Renewal Fellowships highlight ASC’s investment in fiscal year 2020 of more than $500,000 in artists that contribute to Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 4, 2020) – Eleven creative individuals whose work is strengthening Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community will receive a combined $90,000 from ASC in order to refresh their creative energy. …

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ASC Launches Resiliency Fund for Local Creatives Impacted by COVID-19

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Fund provides $500 grants for artists and performers  CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 1, 2020) – The Arts & Science Council (ASC), the chief advocate, resource hub and steward for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region’s cultural community, has launched the Mecklenburg Creatives Resiliency Fund to support artists and performers living in Charlotte-Mecklenburg that have been financially impacted by COVID-19.  …

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