Stirring our community’s cultural pot

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog

By Robert Bush ASC President I think Charlotte-Mecklenburg is the perfect example of a cultural jambalaya. Some residents came to work in the thriving financial sector, while others came as the result of other corporate ventures. When blended with lifelong Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents, these distinctive groups create a tremendous amount of social diversity. It’s what makes …

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The Power of A Challenge

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

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, ASC’s on-line fundraising site, …

Read More empowers The Light Factory to maintain “My Family, Our Stories”

Categories: Blog, Cultural Partners

By Dee Grano, Director of Marketing, The Light Factory Thanks to the e-generosity of donors, The Light Factory will bring the power of image to English as Second Language Students at two more Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools through “My Family, Our Stories” for the 2012/2013 year.  Funding cuts threatened to limit the impact of the …

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