Foundation / Corporation
Arts and Science Council (ASC)
Grants of up to $10,000 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, IHEs, and individuals in eligible regions for arts, history, heritage, and science programs that benefit local communities. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended for programs that benefit the residents of Mecklenburg County. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to quality and clear intention toward at least one of the objectives mentioned below.
ASC is particularly interested in expending support to programs occurring in Charlotte/Mecklenburg communities north of I-85, along the South Boulevard, West Boulevard, and Central Avenue corridors – as well as programs that engage communities in scientific and historic curiosity.
Consideration will be given to high-quality programs that:
Build Community by:
Or Increase Relevance and Innovation by:
ASC funds can be used for program-related fees and contracts, marketing and advertising expenses, expendable supplies and materials, space rental, etc.
GrantWatch ID#: 158933
Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded.
Projects must begin between between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. Funded projects must conclude by June 30, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Liz Fitzgerald, Program Director, Cultural & Community Investment
222 S. Church Street, Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28202
P: 704-333-2ASC (2272)
USA: North Carolina: Mecklenburg County
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