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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Telling Your Story, Preserving Your Legacy

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

03.24.21
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

While a well-prepared and executed charitable giving plan is essential to your legacy, there's another key and often overlooked component: the story behind it.

Join us for a conversation with local writer Ken Garfield about telling your own story now and for all time.

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Setting Spendable Policy at FFTC

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

03.18.21
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Foundation For The Carolinas Investment Team and Mercer, our investment consultant, for a 30-minute webinar to learn more about spendable and how FFTC determines the annual spendable rate. After the presentation, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions.

The event is open to all FFTC fundholders, but those with endowed or quasi-endowed funds may find it most useful.

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2021 Annual Meeting

Charlotte Convention Center
501 S. College St
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

Foundation For The Carolinas does not plan to host the annual meeting in 2021.

Each year we look forward to celebrating the important work our nonprofit, corporate and government partners are doing throughout the region. We look forward to reconvening in 2022 when we hope to continue our celebration of philanthropy.

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Listen now: Investment Webinar - January 2021

Foundation For The Carolinas
Virtual Meeting
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

01.27.21
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Travis Pruit and Tim Westrich from Mercer Investments LLC presented a review of recent market activity and performance review for FFTC standard investment pools, as well as their outlook for 2021.

View presentation.

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Listen now: Partnerships with a Purpose: A Conversation with Foundation For The Carolinas and Juneberry Ridge

Foundation For The Carolinas
Virtual Meeting
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

12.17.20
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

AB Bernstein was pleased to partner with Foundation For The Carolinas and Judy Carpenter's Juneberry Ridge (previously Lucky Clays Farm) to host a discussion on sustainability, investing in the community, and progress on preparing for 2021 and beyond. 

Click here to view the presentation. Passcode: 12172020

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Listen now: Corporate Social Responsibility and Employee Relief Programs: Understanding Impact

FFTC
GoToWebinar
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

10.08.20
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Employee Relief programs are a meaningful part of any corporations social responsibility platform. Historic wildfires and hurricanes, on top of the COVID-19 pandemic, further highlights just how critical charitable grants are for employees in crisis. They also create opportunity for employee engagement, social impact and the potential for increased corporate loyalty.

Watch the presentation.

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Listen now: Navigating the COVID-19 Insurance Market

Foundation For The Carolinas
GoToWebinar
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

09.15.20
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

On September 15, Bryan Beasley from Marsh & McLennan Agency, LLC, led a presentation on helping nonprofits obtain the best terms for renewals and navigating the unique challenges COVID presents now and into the future. 

Watch the presentation.

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Listen now: Corporate Giving in a Time of Pandemic and Protests

Foundation For The Carolinas
Zoom Meeting
Charlotte, NC 28210
United States

08.04.20
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The COVID-19 pandemic, as well as protests for racial equality stemming from the death of George Floyd and other recent violence against Black people, have had a dramatic impact on corporate social responsibility efforts. Consumers and employees have a greater expectation for action – and greater scrutiny of those actions. Watch the presentation.

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Listen Now: Our Community's Response - May 12 Conversation with Fundholders

Foundation For The Carolinas
220 North Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

On May 12, Michael Marsicano, FFTC President and CEO, and Brian Collier, Executive Vice President, shared how you can respond effectively to the current crisis while making strategic decisions about other giving priorities. Holly Welch Stubbing, FFTC EVP and CEO of our subsidiary, E4E Relief, also provided an update on national employee relief fund efforts, including the Brave of Heart Fund.

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Listen Now: Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership

Foundation For The Carolinas
220 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

Michael Marsicano was featured on the podcast, Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership, to discuss community leadership during uncertain times. He shared what FFTC learned from past community crises and how this has guided our response to the coronavirus pandemic. Listen now.

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