Foundation For The Carolinas awards Social Capital grants
Acting on the Leading on Opportunity task force report, which noted that social capital might be the 'secret sauce' for creating greater access to opportunity for children and youth, the Foundation awarded more than $150,000 to 16 area organizations.
The ‘biggest BOOM yet,’ Plaza Midwood festival kicks off weekend of festivities in Charlotte
Weekend events also include something for pet lovers -- and their little doggies, too; beer lovers can sample dozens of brews at the Jamaican Me Hoppy Craft Beer festival. Coming April 28: International Sandwich Fest and Charlotte Art Collective.
The Robinson Center: 10 years of leading on civic engagement
Created by Foundation For The Carolinas in 2008, the center has facilitated public/private partnerships to address a spectrum of community needs, ranging from basic necessities to a sweeping initiative to tackle the root causes of economic inequality