Volunteer Leadership, Boards and Advisors


Foundation For The Carolinas is privileged to partner with engaged individuals, families, nonprofits and corporations who provide leadership in our communities.


Foundation Boards and Advisors

The following lists include the 2012 volunteer members of the Foundation’s governing board, regional affiliate leaders and professional advisors cabinet, all of whom strive to improve the quality of life in our region.

Foundation For The Carolinas Governing Board
Board of Advisors
Regional Affiliate Boards 
Professional Advisors Cabinet

Subsidiary Foundations

Subsidiary Foundations use technical services and assistance from Foundation For The Carolinas while maintaining a significant amount of autonomy in their activities. These organizations are separate legal entities with their own boards, and they retain control over investments and grant distributions.

Following are lists of the 2012 subsidiary foundation boards of directors.

Carolina Thread Trail
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation
Children's Scholarship Fund - Charlotte
The Crosland Foundation
Foundation for the Charlotte Jewish Community
Foundation for the Mint Museums 
Ginter Foundation
The Greater Charlotte Cultural Trust
United Way Legacy Foundation 


2010-2013
Governing Board Chair Catherine P. Bessant