Brianna Smith was one of three micro-grant recipients at the February 2013 Queen City Soup. The grant will go towards funding “Creating Our Social Self”, a program organized by the Charlotte based performance collective Taproot Ensemble, a group which Smith is a member. Creating Our Social Self utilizes a performance environment to help teach social […]
Sandra Guynes was one of three recipients of a micro-grant at the February 2013 Queen City Soup. Guynes’ grant is being used to help fund projects for Pearls for Creative Healing, an organization she founded in 2012 to help domestic violence survivors heal through creative expression. To learn more about Pearls For Creative Healing
SheCan Charlotte was the recipient of a micro-grant from September 2013’s Queen City Soup. SheCan is an organization that utilizes the production of salsa – from growing the ingredients to canning the finished product – to empower immigrant women in their communities and lives. The program teaches participants basic english and business skills. The micro-grant […]
Sharon Dowell is a Charlotte-based artist who was the recipient of a micro-grant at the February 2013 Queen City Soup. Dowell’s grant is being used for a project that includes supplying art students of West Mecklenburg High School with skateboards as a much needed art medium to paint on. To find out more about Sharon’s […]
Jose Vazquez was the recipient of a micro-grant from the very first Queen City Soup in June 2012. The grant funded the production of a short film by Vazquez that gives homeless people in Charlotte five dollars to share their story as a homeless person.