The Power of A Challenge

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By Laura Sharpe, Associate Director, Community Giving Sandra and Leon Levine know the power of a challenge.  Their philanthropy is not a one-time gift, but rather a gift that keeps on giving, by inspiring and challenging others to donate.  The Leon Levine Foundation’s Cultural Education Challenge for individual projects on power2give.org, ASC’s on-line fundraising site, …

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#GivingTuesday in Charlotte

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By Laura Sharpe, Associate Director, Community Giving Thanksgiving is just days away and with the turkey and dressing comes Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday but not a specific day for giving back and making a difference – the true spirit of the holiday season. This is why New York’s 92nd Street Y …

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Latin American Festival Brings Art, Culture to Symphony Park

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By Will Roberts, Program Director, Cultural & Community Investment This Sunday, Oct. 14, from 12 to 8 p.m., more than 25,000 people are expected at the Charlotte Latin American Festival at Symphony Park, adjacent to South Park Mall. This is the Latin America Coalition’s signature annual event and ASC is proud to be both a …

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National Arts & Humanities Month Makes October, ‘Artober’

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Every October, Americans for the Arts turns the month into ‘Artober,’ as they join with arts organizations around the country to celebrate National Arts & Humanites Month – the largest annual celebration for the arts and humanities in the nation. Here in Charlotte, the month is chock-full of great performances, festivals and exhibitions that allow …

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power2give.org Raises $1 Million

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Nine months ago ASC launched power2give as a platform for non-profits to raise money for arts and cultural projects in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Since then we’ve launched the site in Louisville (Kentucky and Southern Indiana), Miami, Fla. and just last week, Greensboro. The expansion of the site has meant growth not just geographically, but in total fundraising as …

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