A - Arts, Culture, & Humanities

Baran Dance

Baran Dance creates, presents, and offers contemporary dance performances and classes for a wide spectrum of performing artists, audiences, and student demographics. Through professional concert work in a range of formats and venues as well as educational and mentoring programs for emerging dance artists, we cultivate appreciation for and accessibility to contemporary dance as a staple of arts, culture, and community engagement throughout Charlotte, NC and regional areas.

North Carolina Folklife Institute

The North Carolina Folklife Institute promotes the preservation, appreciation and understanding of the folklife heritage and culture in North Carolina. We do this through documentation projects, festival production, community education programming, research, print, and audio publications, and cultivating a vast network of community and folk arts organizations in North Carolina.

Cosmic Rays Foundation

The Cosmic Rays Film Festival is an annual celebration of artists' cinema. Each year, we present several programs of short films by filmmakers from North Carolina and around the world that are formally inventive; speak with a personal voice; and are inspired by the possibilities of film as art.

Historic Turner House Foundation Inc

Mission of the Historic Turner House Foundation Inc - About Us
The mission of the Historic Turner House is to provide programs that educate the community and history lovers of untold cultural and historic stories related to the Turner family and others who resided in Historic Oberlin Village in Raleigh, NC. The mission of the Turner House Foundation is to source funding to preserve/restore the physical items and spaces of this remnant of a surviving Freedmans’ Village in North Carolina that grew out of a free black settlement during the Reconstruction Era.

Musical Instruments for Children, Inc.

Musical Instruments for Children, Inc. is a private non-profit 501 (c) (3) agency dedicated to collecting used or new musical instruments from citizens in the community. We give them to indigent children and also school systems. The school systems give them to children who cannot afford to buy a musical instrument and would like to play one in their school's band or orchestra. The agency also accepts cash donations to be used to fix the used musical instruments we collect to get them back in shape.

Enlace Latino NC, INC

We are dedicated to produce journalism of public service, in Spanish, independent, truthful and non-partisan, on immigration issues, state policy, government and community, and state affairs of North Carolina. Furthermore, to divulge information that empowers and encourages the diverse community of Latino / Hispanic immigrants in the state to generate movements, so that they can be more involved in social, political and economic changes that benefit them.

Piedmont Folkways Inc

To provide acoustic roots music that resonates with music lovers and encourages younger listeners to develop an interest in traditional music. Piedmont Folkways is designed to do more than just preserve this music, it’s a pathway to keeping many forms of traditional music alive. We work to bring in diverse artists, like Rev.