Arts & Science Council


The Arts & Science Council (ASC) serves and supports Charlotte-Mecklenburg's cultural community through grant-making, planning, programs and services to ensure a vibrant community enriched with arts, science and history. Organized in 1958, ASC 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. ASC also provides cultural support through the Cultural Project Grant program, helping to fund neighborhood and community-based projects involving arts, science, history or heritage.

How Your Donation Helps

80.4% of your car donation will go toward helping Arts & Science Council Charlotte Mecklenburg Inc. with their project: Operating Support Grants.

14.6% will go toward the project: Fund Projected Grants.

5.0% will go toward the project: Management Services.



  • Other cultural or historical activities
  • Fundraising
  • Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.

Tax Status

IRS Classification: 501(c)(3) Public Charity established 1961

Your donations to Arts & Science Council Charlotte Mecklenburg Inc. are tax deductible.

Grouping: Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).

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