Smart, forward-thinking Philanthropic Solutions

Foundation For The Carolinas offers smart, forward-thinking philanthropic solutions to help individuals, families, businesses and nonprofits achieve their charitable goals. Contact us at 704.973.4500 or philanthropy@fftc.org for more information.

FFTC Donor Advised Funds
This type of fund offers your client a flexible, efficient way to manage giving with superior tax advantages. For more information, click here.
FFTC Designated Funds
These funds are established to support the good work of the nonprofit organizations your client designates, often in perpetuity. For more information, click here.
FFTC Scholarship Funds
These funds support students from preschool to postgraduate by providing grants for educational purposes, and give you the ability to focus on a specific academic discipline, institution or eligibility criteria. For more information, click here.
E4E Relief Employee Relief Funds
Offered through our subsidiary, E4E Relief, Employee Relief Funds are an innovative way for companies to support employees experiencing financial hardship from unexpected life events. For more information, click here.
FFTC Community Impact Funds
These funds give us the flexibility to use your client's unrestricted gift to address changing community needs and maintain the spirit of their gift over a long period of time.
FFTC Field of Interest Funds
This fund allows us to use your client's gift to address the needs of a specific area of community life and ensures that their charitable vision remains relevant over a long period of time.
FFTC Subsidiary Foundations
Governed by their own boards and strengthened by FFTC grantmaking and endowment management services, subsidiary foundations have access to a broad custom investment platform with the tax benefits of a public charity. Click here for a giving vehicle comparison.
FFTC Custom Services
FFTC offers customized philanthropic services to support the strategic, grantmaking and governance needs of donors. For more information, click here.
FFTC Charitable Trusts
Charitable remainder trusts and charitable lead trusts are carefully planned, efficient ways for income and assets to be distributed over time to you, your beneficiaries and designated charitable organizations. For more information, click here.
FFTC Gifts of Real Property
Accepted through Community Real Property Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary foundation, gifts of real property offer both immediate and future tax benefits to help donors achieve their philanthropic goals. For more information, click here.
FFTC Gifts of Business Interests
Accepted through Community Investments Foundation, a subsidiary foundation, gifts of closely held business interests offer both immediate and future tax benefits to help donors achieve their philanthropic goals. For more information, click here.
FFTC Civic Leadership Fund
Annual membership allows donors to support catalytic and unique solutions to meet the community’s most pressing needs with the opportunity to engage in the experience of civic leadership. For more information, click here.


Cabinet of Professional Advisors:

Edward G. "Woody" Connette
Essex Richards, PA

Stephanie Daniel
Kirk Palmer & Thigpen

Jennie Derby
Northwestern Mutual

Daniele Donahoe
Rinehart Wealth Management

David Finnie
Pesta, Finnie & Associates

Debra Foster
Debra L. Foster, PA

Chris Gammon
Carolinas Investment Consulting

Frank Goins
SunTrust Bank

Jennifer Green
PNC Bank

Kathy Habluetzel
Belk, Inc.

Paul Hattenhauer
Culp, Elliott & Carpenter, PLLC

Tim Herbst
US Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management

Gray Howard
Morgan Stanley

David Inabinett
Brinkley Walser Stoner

Susan Jamison
Wealth Matters, LLC

Chris Jones
Moore & Van Allen

Joy Kenefick
Wells Fargo Advisors

Ken Leahy
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Kerri Mast
Brown Brothers Harriman Trust Company

Graham McGoogan
McGuireWoods

Lauren Millovitsch
Blanco Tackabery & Matamoros, PA

John Norman
GreerWalker, LLP

Holly Norvell
Johnston, Allison & Hord

Tanya Oesterreich
Oesterreich Law, PLLC

Todd Stewart
Stewart Law, PA

Thomas Whitlock
Elliott Davis Decosimo

Laura Yaeger
Attorney at Law


For more information, contact:


Philanthropic Advancement
704.973.4500
philanthropy@fftc.org