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Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
American Dance Festival7336Independent AgencySince 1934, the American Dance Festival (ADF) has been a recognized leader in modern dance presenting dance performances, and offering educational opportunities and community programs, while maintaining an international reach.
Artspace6791Independent AgencyArtspace is NC's only center with open studios for 30+ visual artists, education for children through adults, exhibitions of local, regional, and national artists, and established and emerging artist residencies all under one roof. We celebrate and inspire positive community impact through art!
Artsplosure – Raleigh Arts Festival3532United Arts Council - MemberAn art production organization. Our mission is to give all people in our community meaningful opportunities to experience the arts and enhance their cultural perspective.
Asheville City Schools Fndn.3515Independent AgencyACSFʼs 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.
Carolina Ballet3643Independent AgencyCarolina Ballet performs world-class professional ballet, entertaining and enlightening diverse audiences by presenting traditional ballets; commissioning new choreography; and educating future audiences through educational outreach.
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Children’s Museum4152Independent AgencyKidzu provides hands-on learning experiences for children ages 0-12 and their caregivers with exhibits, STEAM programming, child development education for caregivers, field trips, and outreach to families in need.
Children’s Museum of Jacksonville4105Independent AgencyWe engage all children through hands-on learning experiences that promote play, inspire imagination, foster creativity, and spark exploration in a fun, family friendly environment.
Community Music School1212United Arts Council - MemberCMS provides group and 1 on 1 musical instructions for youth ages 7-18 from a faculty of professional musicians. Lessons are provided for $1 a week.
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 Archives4178Independent AgencyFOA helps preserve North Carolina’s documentary heritage by funding conservation work, purchasing collections, and supporting other programs for the State Archives of North Carolina.
GiGi’s Playhouse – Raleigh, LLC4073Independent AgencyGiGi's Playhouse Raleigh changes lives of individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and the community through delivery of free educational, therapeutic and career-development programs.
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 Arts Fndn.3951Independent AgencyThe North Carolina Arts Foundation promotes and supports the growth, progress, and general welfare of the arts across the state.
NC Central Univ., WNCU 90.7FM1725Independent AgencyWNCU 90.7 FM-A jazz, news and information public radio station that impacts its audience through culturally diverse music and news programs that inform, educate, and enrich the community and abroad.
NC Maritime Museum3845Independent AgencyThe Friends support and enhance the mission of the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort through communications, programs and financial support.
NC Master Chorale1226Independent AgencyNorth Carolina Master Chorale's mission is to enrich the cultural lives of our communities through exceptional choral music. We have an 80 year history of providing choral concerts and serve as the resident choir of the NC Symphony.
NC Museum of Art Fndn.3819Independent AgencyThe North Carolina Museum of Art stewards and shares the people’s art collection and inspires creativity by connecting our diverse communities to cultural and natural resources.
NC Museum of Life & Science4081Independent AgencyTo create a place of lifelong learning where people of all ages, embrace science as a way of knowing about themselves, their community and world.
NC Opera1869Independent AgencyNorth Carolina Opera is the Triangle's only professional opera company, presenting stories that engage, inspire and inform through the unique medium of opera.
NC Senior Games1581Independent AgencyNorth Carolina Senior Games provides health promotion programming for adults 50 and better through sports and the SilverArts through 53 Local Games and State Finals.
NC Symphony2513Independent AgencyThe North Carolina Symphony is the state’s orchestra, with a mission of statewide service, music education, and artistic excellence.
NC Theatre Conference4157Independent AgencyThe mission of the North Carolina Theatre Conference is to strengthen North Carolina's vibrant theatre industry and engage tomorrow's artists, audiences and advocates.
NC Transportation Museum Fndn.3784Independent AgencyRestoration, preservation, and interpretation of North Carolina's transportation history through artifact/exhibit restoration, engaging educational programming and exhibits for multi-cultural and multi-generational audiences, and family-friendly events.
Penland School of Craft3787Independent AgencyProviding arts access to 16,000 students, visitors, and community members through professional craft workshops, artist residencies, a gallery and visitors center, and community education programs.
PineCone, Piedmont Council Traditional Music3538Independent AgencyPineCone celebrates traditional music of the Piedmont with concerts, facilitated jam sessions, workshops, school programs and Raleigh’s IBMA Bluegrass Live Festival. Roots music matters and thrives with PineCone.