Foundation for the Carolinas (NC)

Established as a community foundation, Foundation For The Carolinas is a nonprofit corporation created by and for the people of the Carolinas. It is here to help individuals, families, nonprofits and corporations make a positive impact on their communities.
As a public charity, the Foundation offers favorable tax treatment for gifts and a variety of giving methods to help people achieve their charitable goals.

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$749,000,000 - 2008-06-30


$46,000,000 - 2008-06-30

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Recent News from Foundation for the Carolinas

Community Foundation Update (09/07/19)
Foundation: Community Foundation of Sarasota County, East Bay Community Foundation, Foundation for the Carolinas, Columbus Foundation, Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, Dayton Foundation, Erie Community Foundation

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has announced grants totaling nearly $10 million to local nonprofits. The awards include more than...more

More big donors push Charlotte's public-private campaign for affordable housing past $250M

The leader of the campaign, Foundation For The Carolinas CEO Michael ... Marsicano said the debt-equity-grant menu led corporate donors to...more

Anti-Humanist Environmentalism: Stanback's Piggy-bank
Foundation: Foundation for the Carolinas

Summary: Is the Foundation for the Carolinas really a nefarious left-wing philanthropy? It's hard to tell, in part because the most prolific...more

BB&T plans to double local philanthropic giving to $17.4 million

BB&T said the philanthropic funding will be geared toward assisting nonprofit community organizations determined to be “making a meaningful...more

SunTrust and SunTrust Foundation Announce $15 Million in Support of Affordable Housing ...
Foundation: SunTrust Foundation

Founded in 1958, Foundation For The Carolinas is the sixth-largest nonprofit community foundation in the country, serving donors and a broad...more

Michael Jordan's philanthropic activities
Foundation: Foundation for the Carolinas

Chairman of the Charlotte Hornets Foundation, which is committed to inspiring a philanthropic culture and strengthening the Charlotte region...more

Second round of grants announced for Hurricane Florence recovery efforts

CHARLOTTE, NC (WMBF) - Foundation For The Carolinas, an organization in Charlotte, announced an open call to 501(c)3 nonprofit...more

RCCC awarded grant from Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas
Foundation: Foundation for the Carolinas

Individual community colleges could apply for funds through the N.C. Community Foundation and the Foundation for the Carolinas. Applications...more

Grants given to Brigade club, Women's Center for hurricane repairs
Foundation: Foundation for the Carolinas

The Foundation for the Carolinas, or FFTC, recently awarded more than $750,000 in a first round of Hurricane Florence Response Fund Grants to...more

LCCF grant funding aids local nonprofit work
Foundation: Foundation for the Carolinas

The Lincoln County Community Foundation granted nearly $30,000 to 15 area nonprofits over the summer and, on Monday, representatives from...more

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Mecklenburg County, NC

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World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States

World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States

The World Bank’s Development Marketplace, a competitive grants program, has provided $1.4 million grants to 12 social enterprises in the northeastern states of Assam, Meghalaya and Mizoram for development activities and capacity building investments.

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