Workshops & Training for Creative Individuals

Workshops & Training offerings for 2018 – 2019.

ASC Sponsored Workshops & Training


McColl Award Info Session
 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
Mecklenburg County-based nonprofits and creative individuals. 

Through this award, ASC seeks to:

  • Commission new creative works
  • Inspire creative thinking in the presentation of creative product (areas could include a unique approach to presenting programming or scientific/historical research projects resulting in exhibitions and/or publications)
  • Increase awareness, recognize excellence and build a greater appreciation for the creative process among the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community

$25,000 will be awarded to one project.

This workshop will be an opportunity to connect with ASC staff and past McColl Award recipients to learn about the application process. Guidelines for the McColl Award are currently being updated. The timeline, guidelines and eligibility requirements will be provided to all who register for the event prior to the workshop.

Learn more and register.


Cultural Vision Grant Info Session
Date: 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2019.
Audience: Mecklenburg County-based nonprofits and creative individuals.
Cost: Free.

ASC invites Mecklenburg County-based nonprofits and creative individuals to apply for Cultural Vision Grants that support high quality arts and culture projects that that directly respond to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community’s interest in arts, science, history and heritage programming that builds strong communities and demonstrates innovative, relevant and transformative cultural expression. This info session will review the letter of application process, the types of projects that have previously been funded and how to submit a strong letter of intent.

RSVP required.

Other Opportunities


BOOM Charlotte Accepting Submissions for the Fourth Boom Festival, Deadline: November 30, 2018.

DeVos Institute Accepting Applications for Fellowship in Arts Management Strategy, Deadline: December 1, 2018.

Bruner Foundation Accepting Submissions for Award for Urban Excellence, Deadline: December 12, 2018.

Paul Dresher Ensemble Accepting Applications for Artist ResidenciesDeadline: December 15, 2018.

Delmas Foundation Accepting Applications for Venetian Research Program, Deadline: December 17, 2018.

Application Period Now Open for Native American Language-Immersion Grants, Deadline: December 18, 2018.

The Public Art Committee of Johnson City, Tenn. is Seeking Submissions for Biennial Sculpture Exhibition, Deadline: December 30.

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Invites Entries for New Writer and Illustrator Children’s Book Awards, Deadline: December 31, 2018.

The Town of Huntersville Requesting Qualifications for Town Center Community Tile Project, Deadline: January 8, 2019.

Indian Arts Research Center Invites Applications for Residency Fellowships, Deadline: January 15, 2019.

Kress Foundation Invites Applications for Art Conservation Projects, Deadline: January 15, 2019.

Opera America Invites Applications for Innovation Grants Program, Deadline: January 28, 2018.

Leeway Foundation Invites Applications for Art and Social Change Grants, Deadline: March 1, 2019.

National Endowment for the Arts Accepting Applications for Challenge America Fast-Track Grants, Deadline: April 11, 2019.

Americana Foundation Accepting Applications for American Cultural Heritage Project, Deadline: Multiple.

Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Accepting Applications for Emergency Grants, Deadline: Open.

Foundation for Contemporary Art Accepting Applications for Emergency Grants, Deadline: Rolling.

Artfully Reimagined Invites Submissions for ‘Reimagine It’ Grants, Deadline: Rolling.

Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art Accepting Applications for Pop-Up Residencies, Deadlines: Multiple.


Questions? Contact Katherine Moorning at