Local cultural groups win NEA grants

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager  Three Charlotte cultural organizations have been awarded Art Works grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in its first round of grants for 2014. McColl Center for Visual Art, North Carolina Dance Theatre and Opera Carolina will receive the coveted Art Works grants, which support the creation of …

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CMS Fifth Graders Find Endless Possibilities

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog, Education

“Endless Possibilities” is more than the title of the performance more than 11,000 fifth graders in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools experienced two weeks ago – it is a mantra for the arts opportunities available to students in and out of school. Collaborating on the experience that sought to open the eyes of the CMS students were the …

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Wells Fargo’s Giving Challenge

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

Twenty-four arts, science, history and heritage organizations are working to earn their piece of a $200,000 matching gift from Wells Fargo for their projects on power2give.org. The $200,000 grant will match donations dollar-for-dollar made to projects on power2give from the organizations that receive unrestricted operating support from the Arts & Science Council (ASC).  The organizations …

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