Financial Reports

The Generosity of Our Region

Our Financial Information

Foundation For The Carolinas was established in 1958 with a $3,000 grant from the United Way. We are now the fastest-growing among the 800 community foundations in the United States, ranking sixth in asset size and among the top five in grantmaking and contributions to funds.

This growth is a testament to the charitable spirit of our 2,500 individual, corporate and nonprofit fundholders.

2018 Contributions, Grants and Assets

Year-to-Date Numbers* (as of February 28, 2018)

  • Total Contributions to Funds: $19.8 million
  • Total Grants to Nonprofits: $45.5 million
  • Total Assets Owned and Represented by FFTC: $2.47 billion


2016 Numbers*

2016 By the Numbers


Our Fundholders’ Impact

As a community foundation, we help our fundholders make a difference in the causes they care about most. In 2016, we made grants on behalf of our donors to support the following charitable interest areas:

Grants by Category


*The financial data shown above represents consolidated totals of Foundation For The Carolinas and all affiliated supporting organizations.