Upcoming Events

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Events and Webinars

Expand your knowledge and exchange ideas with Foundation For The Carolinas. We regularly convene donors, clients and partners for virtual events and webinars on topics ranging from regional initiatives to investment trends to nonprofit management.

Event opportunities are tailored for our Centers for Giving fundholders, Robinson Center for Civic Leadership members and professional advisors. Public events are noted below. Come learn with us!

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2nd Quarter in Review 2021 Investment Webinar

Foundation For The Carolinas
Zoom Webinar
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

08.04.21
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Join us for our 2nd quarter 2021 investment webinar, presented by Foundation For The Carolinas' investment consultant, Mercer Investments LLC. Travis Pruit and Tim Westrich will present a review of recent market activity and performance review for FFTC standard investment pools, as well as their outlook for the remainder of this year.

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Black Philanthropy Month Focus: Challenges and Opportunities for Boys of Color

Foundation For The Carolinas
Zoom Webinar
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

08.10.21
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Research shows that boys of color experience a variety of unique challenges as a result of pervasive educational, economic and social inequities. Join us on August 10 for an insightful discussion with national and local leaders on the factors that specifically impact boys of color, and opportunities to help facilitate positive outcomes.

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Building a Dream Team: The Importance and Impact of Social Capital

Foundation For The Carolinas
Zoom Webinar
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

09.14.21
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

You’re invited to a thoughtful conversation on the definitions and components of social capital, and ways it has been used, and can be used to help others. Hear from national experts who will share what it means to have a “dream team” along with opportunities for our community to help facilitate economic mobility through social capital.

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Food Security: Innovation and Opportunity

Foundation For The Carolinas
Zoom Webinar
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

10.12.21
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

How can innovation in food provision change the ecosystem and outcomes for challenged communities? Can an increased focus on food security support economic mobility? Join us for a compelling discussion on local and national efforts work to create food access and eradicate food deserts including: mapping, urban farming, SNAP markets, community refrigerators and more.

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Impacting Homelessness: Unique Strategies and Solutions

Foundation For The Carolinas
Zoom Webinar
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

11.16.21
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

You’re invited to an inside look at the current state of homelessness in our community. Join us as we highlight innovative solutions and support strategies, and the organizations that are working together to change systems and provide pathways to long-term stability.

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Career Pathways and Economic Mobility: Workforce Development in Our Community

Foundation For The Carolinas
Zoom Webinar
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

12.07.21
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Join us for an inside look at the local organizations and initiatives that are facilitating job placement, job training and/or pathways toward long-term careers; and ways our community can build an educational infrastructure for a strong workforce that fosters economic mobility.

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Watch now: Youth Voice - A Discussion on Mental Health

Foundation For The Carolinas
Zoom Webinar
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

06.15.21
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

On June 15, we hosted a conversation with adolescents in our community to discuss their mental health experiences and needs. We talked directly with youth about the impact of COVID-19, racially traumatic events, unique school environments, and ways that parents, leaders and organizations can help empower youth and develop resilience.

Watch the recording.

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Watch Now: Celebration of Arts and Philanthropy

Foundation For the Carolinas
Virtual Event
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

06.10.21
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm

On June 10, FFTC held a virtual community celebration of the arts and philanthropy with a major announcement regarding the public and private-sector campaign for the arts.

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Watch now: Are our Kids OK?

Foundation For The Carolinas
Zoom Webinar
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

05.25.21
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

On May 25, a virtual discussion was held about the impact of COVID-19, the resulting academic disruption and economic insecurity, and racially traumatic events on the mental health of youth and adolescents in our community.

This compelling conversation featured local experts who provided insights and lessons from the pandemic, and shared ways for parents, providers, educators, philanthropists and community members to support our youth now and in the future.

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Listen Now: Continuing Education - Gifts of Business Interests

Foundation For The Carolinas
Zoom Webinar
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

05.25.21
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Gifts of closely held business interests are becoming an increasingly important way for business owners to make meaningful and tax-efficient charitable gifts. On May 25, a virtual panel discussion was held focusing on issues raised in most transactions, including valuation, timing, tax considerations and substantiation rules – all areas of focus by the IRS.

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