Charlotte’s Arts & Science Council, formed in 1958, raises and distributes money to museums, arts groups and other nonprofits.
The task force suggests the ASC’s model of running workplace-giving campaigns is outdated. Among recommended changes:
“There is nothing in here that scares me,” Robert Bush, ASC president, said of the recommendations. “There is much here that makes me think in new ways. We’re up for the task.”
Bush said he isn’t sure whether that would mean the ASC, with a staff of 27, would grow or shrink.
He said the ASC needs to become more vocal in promoting the missions of arts groups and describing the values of a vibrant cultural community, particularly in benefits for tourism, business recruiting and overall quality of life.