FFTC Centers For Giving

2017 Programming and Events

Foundation For The Carolinas is pleased to offer a variety of programs and events throughout the year ranging from educational programs to skills building workshops to networking events, all designed to enhance our fundholder experience and inspire philanthropy and strengthen our region. Please click on the appropriate Center below to view complete details. The majority of events will take place at the Luski-Gorelick Center for Philanthropy at FFTC, located at 220 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202. Alternate locations are noted by event.

Center for Personal Philanthropy
Center for Corporate Philanthropy
Center for Nonprofit Sustainability

 

Center for Personal Philanthropy

These events are exclusively for our Center for Personal Philanthropy fundholders. For more information on becoming a fundholder, click here.

March 7
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Foundation For The Carolinas

Is Charlotte-Mecklenburg Ready for the Elder Bloom? Trends, Ideas and Challenges to Becoming Elder-Friendly
Join Robinson Center for Civic Leadership members for a thoughtful discussion on what an “age-friendly” community might look like, led by author and gerontologist Lyndall Hare. Click here to register by February 28. Space is limited.


May 2
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Foundation For The Carolinas

Welcome Luncheon
New fundholders are invited to join us for lunch to learn more about FFTC and the services and resources we provide to our donors and the community.


Fall
Foundation For The Carolinas
Centers for Giving Investment Event
Each year FFTC hosts an insightful discussion on an investment topic relevant to our fundholders. Past speakers have included Bob Bridges of Sterling Capital Management and Jeffrey Sherman of DoubleLine. This year’s speaker and topic have not yet been determined. (Open to all FFTC fundholders)


Fall 
Foundation For The Carolinas
Center for Personal Philanthropy Thank You Luncheon
Please join Center for Personal Philanthropy fundholders and Planned Gift donors for a celebration of philanthropy.


 

Interested in learning more about the Robinson Center for Civic Leadership?
Click here for information on membership, programs and initiatives.

 

 


 

Interested in learning more about the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Initiative?
Click here to register for upcoming events and speaker series throughout Mecklenburg County. These events are free and open to the public with advance registration.



 

 

Center for Corporate Philanthropy

These events are exclusively for our Center for Corporate Philanthropy fundholders. For more information on becoming a fundholder, click here.

May 2 
Foundation For The Carolinas
Welcome Luncheon 
New fundholders are invited to join us for lunch to learn more about FFTC and the services and resources we provide to our donors and the community.



Fall 
Foundation For The Carolinas

Centers for Giving Investment Event
Each year FFTC hosts an insightful discussion on an investment topic relevant to our fundholders. Past speakers have included Bob Bridges of Sterling Capital Management and Jeffrey Sherman of DoubleLine. This year’s speaker and topic have not yet been determined. (Open to all FFTC fundholders)


Fall
Foundation For The Carolinas

Center for Corporate Philanthropy's Educational Event 
This event offers educational programming around current topics in Corporate Philanthropy. Past speakers and topics include a panel discussion on the Value of Volunteerism with Accenture, IBM and LPL Financial as well as Alex Parkinson of The Conference Board sharing insights on trends in corporate philanthropy and information on the most recent Giving In Numbers publication. This year’s speaker and topic have not yet been determined. (Open to FFTC's Center for Corporate Philanthropy fundholders)


 

Interested in learning more about the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Initiative?
Click here to register for upcoming events and speaker series throughout Mecklenburg County. These events are free and open to the public with advance registration.



 

 

Center for Nonprofit Sustainability

These events are open to nonprofit staff and board members throughout our thirteen county region unless otherwise noted. You do not need to be a current fundholder to attend. For more information about the Center for Nonprofit Sustainability, click here.

January 23
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Foundation For The Carolinas
Mecklenburg County Nonprofit Town Hall
Join FFTC and the N.C. Center for Nonprofits for a Nonprofit Town Hall meeting to get a preview of major trends, threats, and opportunities for nonprofits in 2017. (Open to all Mecklenburg County Nonprofits)


May 2 
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Foundation For The Carolinas

Welcome Luncheon
New fundholders are invited to join us for lunch to learn more about FFTC and the services and resources we provide to our donors and the community.


Fall
Foundation For The Carolinas
Centers for Giving Investment Event
Each year FFTC hosts an insightful discussion on an investment topic relevant to our fundholders. Past speakers have included Bob Bridges of Sterling Capital Management and Jeffrey Sherman of DoubleLine. This year’s speaker and topic have not yet been determined. (Open to all FFTC fundholders)