Renewal of public/private partnership needed to sustain cultural sector

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners, Education

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager The Cultural Vision Plan laid out Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents’ expectation that the cultural community connect people and strengthen community by providing access to relevant, educational and diverse arts and cultural experiences to all residents. The question left unanswered was ‘how can we pay for this vision when our cultural community has …

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Cultural Life Task Force releases its findings

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager The blueprint for creating a sustainable funding model to secure Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural sector has been revealed. The Cultural Life Task Force – a diverse group representing local philanthropy, non-profits, government and business – has released its final recommendations for funding the arts and culture sector. Over the last 13 months, …

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#myculturallife: The cultural sector’s search for a new funding model

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners
By Kristopher Steele, MPA ASC Planning and Innovation Manager  In Search of a New Funding Model For nearly 40 years, Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural sector has been supported through a public-private fundraising model that includes running fundraising campaigns in the workplace and partnering with local and state government to earn and raise the necessary dollars that support …

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