Welcome to Foundation for the Charlotte
Jewish Community

The Foundation for the Charlotte Jewish Community (FCJC) was established in 1997 as an affiliate of Foundation For The Carolinas. We are the nonprofit organization in the greater Charlotte region dedicated to raising and managing long-term charitable resources to sustain the quality of Jewish religion, life and culture by linking our donors’ philanthropic intent with the needs of the community.


Community Legacy Celebration and Annual Meeting

FCJC celebrated a year of outstanding results at our Community Legacy Celebration and Annual Meeting on June 1. We announced more than $98 million in assets, as well as more than $9 million in gifts and $2.8 million in grants awarded to nonprofits 2013. In addition, the Create Your Jewish Legacy initiative has resulted in an additional 144 new legacy donors totaling $7.3 million in gift expectancies.

To view additional photos from the event, visit our Facebook page.


2013 Annual Report

The past year was a record breaking year for the Foundation for the Charlotte Jewish Community (FCJC) highlighted by the first year results of our Create Your Jewish Legacy (CJL) initiative. We invite you to review our annual report to learn more about FCJC and its efforts to strengthen and sustain Jewish life for current and future generations.

Click here to view the 2013 Annual Report.
Click here for a comprehensive list of grant recipients from 2013.


FCJC Receives Grant to Support Legacy Initiative

Foundation for the Charlotte Jewish Community, a subsidiary foundation of Foundation For The Carolinas, has received a grant of up to $180,000 from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. The grant will support Create Your Jewish Legacy, an initiative to sustain the financial future of Charlotte Jewish community through legacy gifts and bequests. Click here to read more.


Phil Warshauer
Executive Director
704.973.4544

Nancy Kipnis
Assistant Vice President & Coordinator, Create Your Jewish Legacy
704.973.4554