In the News

Below are links to recent articles published about Charlotte Mecklenburg Community Foundation.


Philanthropy Journal, November 16, 2009: "Nonprofit innovation focus of new fund." Read more>

The Charlotte Observer, April 2, 2009: "4 named to key charity foundation." Read more>

Philanthropy Journal, April 2, 2009: "Charlotte Mecklenburg Community Foundation names trustees." Read more>

Philanthropy Journal, March 31, 2009: "Charlotte fund makes last round of grants." Read more>

The Charlotte Observer, March 13, 2009: "Last-Minute Donor Makes A Difference."
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WBTV, March 12, 2009: "Emergency fund awards $437K." Read more>

News 14 Carolina, March 9, 2009: "Deadline nears for critical need fund collection." Watch the video>

The Charlotte Observer, March 9, 2009: "Charlotte generous to new crisis fund."
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News 14 Carolina, March 5, 2009: "Foundation discusses economic woes." 
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WFAE, March 5, 2009: "Charlotte Talks." Program guest: James Surowiecki on The Wisdom of Crowds. Listen>

Charlotte Business Journal, February 27, 2009: "Critical need fund over $2 million and growing." Read more>

Charlotte Business Journal, February 13, 2009: "Emergency fund distributes $826,000." Read more> 

The Charlotte Observer, February 13, 2009: "Critical Need fund gives out $826,000." Read more>

The Charlotte Observer, February 6, 2009: "WTVI fundraiser is 'what Charlotte is all about.'" Read more>

The Charlotte Observer, February 5, 2009: "TV special to raise Critical Need funds." Read more>

The Charlotte Observer, February 3, 2009: "Charlotte arrives at a major ‘Crossroads.'" Read more>

Charlotte Business Journal, February 2, 2009: "WTVI to host fundraiser for critical needs." Read more>

The Charlotte Observer, February 2, 2009: "Charlotte at four-way stop: Which way to go?" Read more>

The Charlotte Observer, January 31, 2009: "WTVI broadcast will aid area charities." Read more>

The Charlotte Observer, January 27, 2009: "A stronger civic asset." Read more>

The Charlotte Observer, January 25, 2009: "The Beginning of a Breakthrough?" Read more>

The Charlotte Observer, January 23, 2009: "Belk gives fund $100,000." Read more>

The Charlotte Observer, January 17, 2009: "Grants help keep 300-plus families warm." Read more>

News 14 Carolina, January 17, 2009: "Critical Need fund donates to area non-profits." Read more>

Charlotte Business Journal, January 16, 2009: "Emergency fund distributes $151,758." Read more>

The Charlotte Observer, January 10, 2009: "Panthers score one for distressed charities. Team donates $1 for each fan at sell-out playoff game ($73,778) to Critical Need Response Fund." Read more>

The Charlotte Post, December 24, 2008: "Philanthropic task force reaches out to Mecklenburg's needy." Read more>

Charlotte Business Journal, December 22, 2008: "Emergency Fund Distributes $362,516." Read more>

The Charlotte Observer, December 10, 2008: "Donors put $444,117 into crisis fund coffers." Read more>

The Charlotte Observer, December 3, 2008: "Help arrives for the newly needy." Read more>

The Charlotte Observer, December 2, 2008: "Levines give $1 million for winter assistance." Read more>

News 14 Carolina, December 2, 2008: "Task force focuses on city's needy." Read more>   Watch the video>

The Charlotte Observer, December 2, 2008: "We, too, can invite needy to our fields." Read more>

Charlotte Business Journal, December 2, 2008: "Levines donate $1M for emergency fund." Read more>

WBTV, December 2, 2008: "Charity organizations joining together to raise money." Read more>

WFAE, December 2, 2008: "Community Combines Funds to Raise Funds in Crisis." Read more>



To obtain more information about the Charlotte Mecklenburg County Community Foundation, contact:


Brian Collier
Executive Vice President
704.973.4556
bcollier@fftc.org