Donor Investments

 

We are grateful to our public and private donors for believing in and supporting our work to ensure Culture For All.

Below are examples of ASC’s investments for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. The investments align with ASC’s mission to ensure access to an excellent, relevant, and sustainable cultural community for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Region.

 

A Sign Of The Times of the Carolinas

$20,000

To provide an unrestricted investment in general operations, administrations, and programs.

 

Bienvenue Charlotte

$2,000

To support the inaugural Charlotte French Culture Festival, where the Charlotte community can participate in hands-on French games, activities, cuisine and theater.

 

The Carolinas Latin Dance Company

$7,500

To provide an unrestricted investment in general operations, administrations, and programs.

 

Charlotte Ballet

$581,500

To provide an unrestricted investment in general operations, administrations, and programs.

 

Charlotte Center City Partners Community Trust

$7,500

To support Music Everywhere, a new initiative to make music the indisputable heart of Charlotte by programming local artists in under-served areas of our community.

 

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte

$363,800

To provide an unrestricted investment in general operations, administrations, and programs.

 

Clayworks

$50,000

To provide an unrestricted investment in general operations, administrations, and programs.

 

Cruz Casas, Carlos Alexis

$7,500

To support Nouveau Sud Project’s “Sûr(Safe)”: a new cirque production that responds to recent unrest around questions of police brutality and immigrant deportations, and engages audiences in discussion about how we can grow together to address the issues.

 

Davidson Community Players

$25,000

To provide an unrestricted investment in general operations, administrations, and programs.

 

Digi-Bridge

$10,000

To support Digi-Bridge’s #STEAMSaturdays program at Briarwood Academy, where interactive science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics courses are offered to K-5 scholars throughout the school year.

 

Discovery Place, Inc.

$750,000

To provide an unrestricted investment in general operations, administrations, and programs.

 

Festival in the Park

$10,000

To support the creation of a “Meet the Artists” interactive tent at Festival in the Park and Kings Drive Art Walk to provide interactive artistic experiences in local parks and greenways.

 

The Glorious Performance Team

$2,500

To support “As Far as the Eye Can See,” a new, locally created musical illustrating the African-American experience, that features both young and adult actors in a professional theater setting.

 

Gonzalez, Julio

$2,250

To support Dia de Los Casi Muertos, an ongoing multimedia project that fosters deeper cross-cultural understanding through the exploration of Mexican and American experiences with death and aging using video, sculpture and photography.

 

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture

$179,880

To provide an unrestricted investment in general operations, administrations, and programs.

 

India Association of Charlotte

$7,500

To support the 23rd Festival of India, a showcase of the rich diversity of Indian visual/performing art, and highlights the contributions of Indian Americans to the cultural mosaic of Charlotte.

 

Jazz Arts Initiative

$35,000

To provide an unrestricted investment in general operations, administrations, and programs.

 

Levine Museum of the New South

$381,150

To provide an unrestricted investment in general operations, administrations, and programs.

 

Matthews Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resource Department

$5,000

To increase access to arts, science, history and heritage offerings and strengthen the quality of cultural programming for Matthews residents and visitors.

 

Mint Museum of Art

$926,352

To provide an unrestricted investment in general operations, administrations, and programs.

 

MusicalMinds NC

$4,350

To support classical musical arts training and performances, designed to promote social change in 2nd through 5th grade underserved youth, in North Mecklenburg County.

 

PaperHouse Theatre

$4,000

To support the creation and production of Paperhouse Theatre’s original, immersive, interactive play exploring themes of gender and social equality within Sherlock Holmes stories.

 

Pledger, Shawnna

$4,100

To support creating, and subsequently performing, devised theatre pieces with youth from Charlotte’s refugee community to share stories, foster empathy, increase understanding and positive regard for all involved.

 

Preah Vihear Community Center

$5,000

To support a New Year Celebration that brings Cambodian, Laotian, Thai & Burmese communities together, and that celebrates and shares these traditions with the greater East Charlotte community.

 

Three Bone Theatre

$10,000

To provide an unrestricted investment in general operations, administrations, and programs.

 

Tosco Music Parties

$20,000

To provide an unrestricted investment in general operations, administrations, and programs.

 

Town of Cornelius

$5,000

To increase access to arts, science, history and heritage offerings and strengthen the quality of cultural programming for Cornelius residents and visitors.

 

Town of Mint Hill

$5,000

To increase access to arts, science, history and heritage offerings and strengthen the quality of cultural programming for Mint Hill residents and visitors.

 

The Warehouse PAC

$2,500

To support Shakespeare-on-the-Rocks performances of Much Ado About Nothing on the green at Jetton Village, rekindling the exuberant audience participation format from Shakespeare’s day for the Lake Norman area.

FY18 Approved Grants as of Sept. 26, 2017

 

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