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File #: 19-5200    Version: 3 Name: Arts & Science Council
Type: Agenda Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/8/2019 In control: BOCC - Budget Public Policy
On agenda: 2/12/2019 Final action:
Title: : Arts & Science Council
Attachments: 1. ASC Presentation.pdf, 2. ASC Handouts.pdf
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Title:

Arts & Science Council

 

Summary

ACTION:

Receive a presentation from Robert Bush, President of the Arts & Science Council, highlighting the Culture Block Grants, Studio 345, and a recommendation to create a designated revenue funding stream to support the arts in Mecklenburg County

 

 

Staff Contact:                      Michael A. Bryant, Management & Budget Director  

 

 

Presentation:                     Yes

 

 

BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:

As part of the FY2019 Adopted Budget, the Board approved $800,000 in funding to support the Culture Block Grants and $350,000 to support Studio 345. The Arts & Science Council (ASC) serves as the designated "Office of Cultural Resources” for the City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County and six suburban towns by providing advocacy, cultural education programs, cultural planning, fundraising, grant making, public art and workshops and training for the cultural community. The ASC works to ensure culture for all by combining resources from local and state government with those of the private sector to maximize community impact throughout the cultural sector.

 

 

PROCUREMENT BACKGROUND:

N/A

 

 

POLICY IMPACT:

N/A

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

$1,150 - Current allocation from the FY19 Operating Budget