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The mission of the Arts & Science Council is to provide cultural leadership by promoting both the scope and excellence of Cultural programs in order to improve the quality of life in the Charlotte/Mecklenburg area. It is a service organization establ... Read more
The mission of the Arts & Science Council is to provide cultural leadership by promoting both the scope and excellence of Cultural programs in order to improve the quality of life in the Charlotte/Mecklenburg area. It is a service organization established as a clearinghouse for Cultural endeavors in Mecklenburg County. The Council shall have responsibility for community-wide Cultural planning, policy and budget development, fund-raising, grant making, technical assistance, government relations, advocacy, information collection and dissemination, facility review, and other appropriate responsibilities that require comprehensive oversight.
The Arts & Science Council is a proactive, nonprofit organization that provides the planning, oversight and funding required to ensure and support a vibrant and culturally diverse art, science and history community in Charlotte/Mecklenburg for the education of our children and the enjoyment of all residents. Organized in 1958, the Arts & Science Council combines resources from the Annual Fund Drive, allocations from local, state and federal governments, and its endowment to Support cultural organizations, educational programs and individual artists throughout the region. The ASC also provides cultural support through the Community Cultural Connections program, helping to fund neighborhood and community-based projects involving arts, science, history or heritage.