FFTC Personal Philanthropic Solutions

The Center for Personal Philanthropy at Foundation For The Carolinas offers highly personalized philanthropic solutions to help families and individuals achieve their charitable goals. Contact us at 704.973.4500 or philanthropy@fftc.org for more information and to get started.

FFTC Donor Advised Funds
This type of fund offers you and your family 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 you designate, 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.
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 Field of Interest Funds
This fund allows us to use your gift to address the needs of a specific area of community life and ensures that your charitable vision remains relevant over a long period of time.
FFTC Community Impact Funds
These funds give us the flexibility to use your unrestricted gift to address changing community needs and maintain the spirit of your gift over a long period of time.
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 Custom Services
FFTC offers customized philanthropic services to support the strategic, grantmaking and governance needs of donors. 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 you achieve your 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 you achieve your philanthropic goals. For more information, click here.

Giving Vehicle Comparison

Explore the differences between private foundations and FFTC Donor Advised Funds to maximize the impact of your philanthropy.

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Video Highlight: Stories of Leadership

FFTC is privileged to help generous families amplify the impact of their philanthropy.

We invite you watch the leadership stories of Deidre and Clay Grubb, and Betsy and Bill Blue, FFTC clients whose generosity is making a profound impact on our region.


For more information, contact:


Catherine Warfield, CFP®
Vice President
704.973.4515
cwarfield@fftc.org