Foundation For The Carolinas inspires philanthropy and strengthens our region through innovative community initiatives and quality services to donors and constituents. Click the circles below and read the feature stories listed on this page to learn how your community foundation improves lives and communities throughout our region and beyond.

  Provides individuals and families expert guidance in defining philanthropic missions and structuring charitable gifts. Expert management and philanthropic counsel maximizes the impact of charitable vehicles such as donor advised funds, planned gifts, supporting foundations and scholarship funds. Lends expert guidance to nonprofit clients, helping to build endowments, manage investments and increase planned giving. Advocacy, fiscal management, consulting, administration and educational opportunities advance the philanthropic missions of our region’s nonprofits. Addresses key challenges in our community and designs initiatives that convene diverse groups around these critical issues. Community transformation is inspired and executed through such initiatives as the Critical Need Response Fund, Community Catalyst program and the Cultural Facilities master plan. Helps businesses establish charitable funds and manage community affairs and corporate giving programs The impact of corporate giving, community affairs and employee hardship programs is maximized by expert consulting services and outsourced philanthropic support. Foundation for the Carolinas

Expert Philanthropic Counsel
Center for Nonprofits
Advancing the Missions of Nonprofits
for Civic Leadership
Innovative Community Issues
Center for Corporate Philanthropy
Focused Corporate Philanthropy
Center for Personal & Family Philanthropy
Foundation For The Carolinas

Planned Giving
Teacher's Planned Gift Saves Children's Program

Center for Personal & Family Philanthropy

Salisbury Family Funds New Children's Theater

Center for Corporate Philanthropy
Piedmont Natural Gas Enhances Corporate Giving

Employee Hardship & Disaster Relief Funds
Employee Hardship Fund Lifts Family from Crisis

Center For Nonprofits
Enhancing Sustainability for Arts Institutions

Regional Affiliate Foundations
Project Indentifies Key Cherokee County Issues

Center For Civic Leadership
Focused Initiatives Create Impact in Community

Scholarship Recipient to Study at Cambridge