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Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
American Dance Festival1523Independent AgencyADF offers arts programs based on its mission to support the creation, presentation, and preservation of modern dance; expand dance audiences; and train dancers.
Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland Co.1805Independent AgencyThe Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County supports individual creativity, cultural preservation, economic development, and lifelong learning through the arts.
Arts NC State3720Independent AgencyArts NC State seeks to include the arts in all NC State students’ educations and serve the community with performances, exhibitions, and public programs.
ArtsCenter3701Independent AgencyThe ArtsCenter offers classes, performances, and art exhibits all year round. We serve more than 100,000 students and citizens throughout the area.
Artspace3531Independent AgencyInspiring positive community impact through art. Providing opportunities to engage with the arts through arts education, outreach, exhibitions, and artist studios open to the public.
Artsplosure – The Raleigh Arts Festival3532Independent AgencyPresenting high quality, community building arts and enrichment programs at First Night Raleigh, Live & Local Spring Fest, and Artsplosure - The Raleigh Arts Festival.
Asheville City Schools Fndn.3515Independent AgencyACSF’s innovative programs include the Racial Equity Ambassadors, In Real Life After-School, grants to educators, teaching artist classroom residencies, scholarships, and emergency assistance for families.
Blue Ridge Parkway Fndn.1121EarthShare NC - FederationPhilanthropic partner for Blue Ridge Parkway supporting projects and programs focused on natural resource preservation, cultural heritage, education and outreach, and enriching visitor experiences
Carolina Ballet3643Independent AgencyCarolina Ballet performs world-class professional ballet, entertaining and enlightening audiences by presenting traditional ballets; commissioning new choreography; and educating future audiences through educational outreach.
Chamber Music Raleigh1209United Arts Council of Raleigh & Wake Co. - FederationNo in its 80th year, CMR produces concerts at the NC Museum of Art and provides music education opportunities for students and teachers.
Children’s Museum of Jacksonville – Zing Zumm4105Independent AgencyZing Zumm is Onslow County's first and only children's museum. Our mission is to be a special place to play, imagine, create, explore, and learn.
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte3899Independent AgencyChildren's Theatre of Charlotte is a nationally recognized professional theatre company producing plays for children and families and providing comprehensive theatre education classes and camps.
Community Music School1212United Arts Council of Raleigh & Wake Co. - FederationCMS seeks to enrich and inspire children through music education. We offer personalized music education to economically disadvantaged Wake County youth ages 8 to 18.
DREAMS of Wilmington1406-032United Way Federation - Cape Fear AreaDREAMS provides high quality, tuition-free arts education to low-income youth. Social justice, civics education and academic success are interwoven in our curriculum.
Durham Arts Council1593Independent AgencyDurham Arts Council, Inc. is a catalyst in the cultural development of Durham - it leads, inspires, and promotes excellence in and access to the creation, experience and active support of the arts for all the people of our community.
El Pueblo3649Independent AgencyWe build power through leadership development, organizing & direct action so that the Latin American community & marginalized communities control our own stories and destinies.
Friends of the Museum of Natural Sciences3877Independent AgencyWe develop a variety of exhibits to share with institutions across NC and support other museums by administering the NC Science Museums Grant Program. We also engage the state’s students indirectly by providing professional development training for teachers, research opportunities for classrooms, and outdoor learning environments on school campuses.
Johnston Co. Arts Council3615Independent AgencyJohnston County Arts Council: Providing opportunities through the funding of arts organizations, the promotion of local artists, and the enhancement of education in our schools.
NC Aquarium Society1578Independent AgencyThe Aquarium Society supports the NC Aquariums operational and capital needs in their mission to "Inspire appreciation and conservation of North Carolina's aquatic environments."
NC Arts Fndn.3951Independent AgencyThe North Carolina Arts Foundation works hand-in-glove with the North Carolina Arts Council to bring citizens life-changing experiences that stimulate creativity, enhance personal growth and build pride in our state’s artists and arts traditions. We assist the Arts Council as it strives to integrate the arts into the realms of education, economic development and downtown revitalization. But we need your help to realize our goals.
NC Museum of Art Fndn.3819Independent AgencyThe NCMA collects, stewards, and exhibits the people’s collection, creating remarkable experiences through art across its campus and the state that inspire our creative potential.
NC Opera1869Independent AgencyNorth Carolina Opera was formed in 2010 from the merger of the Opera Company of North Carolina and Capital Opera Raleigh. It is dedicated to presenting operatic performances at the highest level throughout the Triangle. We also have an education program that brings opera to schools across Wake County and surrounding counties. Brings international level artists to the Triangle and also engages the best in local Triangle talent.
NC Symphony2513Independent AgencyThe Symphony is devoted to bringing orchestral music to the entire state and boasts an extensive music education program, innovative programming, and collaborative projects.
NC Theatre1221Independent AgencyNC Theatre is the region's largest professional theatre company with a year-round conservatory with extensive outreach programs serving over 5,000 youth throughout Wake County.
NC Transportation Museum Fndn.3784Independent AgencyRestoration, preservation, and interpretation of NC's transportation history; hands-on educational programming and family events for multi-generational and multi-cultural audiences; on-site train ride; traveling exhibits