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

Community Foundation Background


Recent News from Foundation for the Carolinas

'A grant-making machine': Foundation For The Carolinas sees to-do list grow amid pandemic

The food and beverage grant pool is $4 million, again with awards of $10,000 and $25,000. And the hotel recovery fund, with applications...more

COVID-19 Response Fund awards $3M to 72 nonprofits
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Hearst Foundation , Humana Foundation

The latest grants were awarded via a competitive grant cycle open to all Mecklenburg County nonprofits that met eligibility requirements. The fifth...more

Charlotte small-business program grants reach $4.2M — $25.8M still to be awarded

The Foundation For The Carolinas is running the small-business grants program for the city. Including support for broader small business...more

Duke Energy creates job training opportunities through $900000 in grants to North Carolina ...
Foundation: North Carolina Community Foundation

The apprenticeship grant program was administered by North Carolina Community Foundation and Foundation For The Carolinas. Award...more

United Way of Carolinas announces partnership for coronavirus relief for nonprofits

... the United Way of Iredell County and the Iredell County Community Foundation (a regional affiliate of Foundation For The Carolinas) have...more

MLS Unites: How each club is impacting their community
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

... The Greater Atlanta COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund established by United Way of Greater Atlanta and Community Foundation for...more

Charlotte COVID-19 Response Fund prepares to make grants, offer help
Foundation: Foundation for the Carolinas

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - It's been just one week since the Foundation for the Carolinas and United Way of Central Carolinas launched...more

LendingTree, Charlotte City Council give $2 million to COVID-19 Response Fund to support ...

Foundation For The Carolinas and United Way of Central Carolinas are ... Grants will be awarded by an advisory group of community members...more

Geographic Focus

Mecklenburg County, NC

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The 2014 Social Enterprise Awards, now on is 2nd year, has revealed its finalists, which include “businesses that turn household waste into wages, employ the disadvantaged through the baking of artisan breads, or transform the purchasing power of toilet paper into life-saving sanitation.”

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