The Sugar Creek Charter School (SCCS) is the oldest operating charter school in Mecklenburg County. Its mission is, “to eradicate generational poverty in the lives of our students by providing a rigorous education from kindergarten through 12th grade through academic preparation, college and career readiness and life skills for success.”
Welcome to SouthPark, a vibrant mixed-use district in the heart of Charlotte that’s home to exceptional shopping, flavorful dining, and thriving neighborhoods. With a rich history and bright future, SouthPark is well-positioned to deliver superior quality of life for our residents, workers, and guests.
Equipping Life & AdventureGreat Outdoor Provision Co. is the established local outdoor outfitter, from mountains to sea, across North Carolina and Virginia. Recognized for community involvement, customer engagement and brand relationships, we are proud to support and inspire local adventure.
Located along the Ashley River in Charleston, Middleton Place is a rare survivor of the American Revolution, Civil War, economic upheavals, and natural disasters. First granted in 1675, this National Historic Landmark connects to the very fabric of our nation’s complex history, focusing on the contributions of the Middleton family as well as the enslaved Africans and African Americans who lived and worked here. The stories are a microcosm of United States history.
Nestled into the foothills of North Carolina, Boiling Springs is more than just another rural mountain post office. It’s a close-knit community. It’s a family. It’s our home. The town offers students and faculty a charming setting for academic, athletic, and recreational pursuits. From the friendly faces to the boutiques, restaurants, coffee shops, and stores – our town is part of our family. But there is so much more to see and do in our backyard.
Sharon Towers is a Life Plan Community (sometimes called a continuing care retirement community, or “CCRC”), offering independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing care. Learn more at https://sharontowers.org/
Wells Fargo donated roughly $420 million through the Open for Business Fund, which has provided more than 200 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and other nonprofits with resources to help diverse small business owners thrive. Small businesses are the backbone of our communities – and Wells Fargo is committed to making meaningful investments to help them succeed, including a $20 million grant to Foundation For The Carolinas to establish the Beyond Open grant program.
KIPP North Carolina is a network of free, non-profit, high-performing, college-preparatory public charter schools providing an academically rigorous and joyous school experience to 3,100 students in grades K-12 in Charlotte, Durham, Halifax, and Gaston. Additionally, KIPP NC supports several thousand alumni on their journey to and through high school, college, and career. We are the only public school district in the state serving an equal number of rural and urban students.
Camp North End
As Camp North End grows, there will be many more jobs to come, too, and more amenities and attractions for the north end district. Our focus will always remain on the people we serve, our tenants and our broader community.
Child Care Resources Inc. is a private, non-profit child care resource and referral agency that works with families and communities to help ensure that all children have access to high-quality, affordable early learning and school-age opportunities and experiences that enable them to succeed in school and in life.
Grandfather Mountain is a place of amazing biodiversity and scenic beauty that towers 5,946 feet above northwest North Carolina. A part of the United Nations’ Southern Appalachian Biosphere Reserve, the mountain is estimated to be 300 million years old — with certain rock formations dating back 1.2 billion years.
Community Area Planning builds upon the vision and goals in the comprehensive plan and provides more detailed guidance regarding development, infrastructure, transportation, and other quality of life factors. Learn more at https://cltfuture2040.com/
Looking for a relaxing getaway? Head to South Carolina’s Hammock Coast. Its historic communities have welcomed visitors for generations with spacious beaches, pristine salt marshes, golfing, kayaking, sport fishing and more.
The Olde English District spans seven counties in the north-central area of South Carolina: Chester, Chesterfield, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Union and York. Visitors can enjoy camping, hiking, kayaking, dining at local eateries, sipping on beers with friends and doing a little bit of recharging in between.
Make Boone your base camp for forays to the nearby waterfalls to be found in North Carolina’s High Country.
HopeWay is an accredited nonprofit mental health treatment center for adults in Charlotte that serves clients from North Carolina and across the nation. HopeWay’s continuum of care meets the needs of adults living with mental illness and their families with residential care and outpatient treatment options as well as after-care planning, with a goal of helping clients live healthy and fulfilling lives. In addition, HopeWay offers evidence-based PTSD treatment for Veterans and has an outpatient clinic, HopeWay Psychiatry & Associates to provide services to children, adolescents and adults.
Telling Durham’s story, uplifting Durham’s voices, defying definition.
Since Habitat Charlotte Region’s founding in 1983, they have partnered with over 3,750 families. In fiscal year 2022 alone, they partnered with 400 families through our homeownership, Critical Home Repair & financial literacy programming.
Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy provides a differentiated, challenging, and equitable learning environment that supports the distinctive intellectual, social, and emotional needs of highly gifted children from diverse backgrounds and enables them to form meaningful relationships with their intellectual peers.
Meet with a Charlotte banker in person or by phone.
The tailgating headquarters for the Aggie-Eagle Classic.
Covenant Day is a TK-12 school where our students thrive in an educational environment built on academic excellence and infused with a biblical worldview. Located in Matthews, NC, Covenant Day provides an authentic and holistic Christian education that fosters lifelong learning, critical thinkers, and problem solvers who actively engage in the world as ambassadors for Christ.
Business Matters is presented in partnership between UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business. Advance your career on your terms with the Charlotte online MBA, launching this fall with a choice of tech-focused concentrations. Applications are being accepted now for fall admission.
With COVID-19 affecting Black people at higher rates, healthy choices are more important now than ever before. Let’s eat right, exercise, wear our masks and vaccinate so we can all stay strong and live long. Good Health is Wealth. We’ve Got This, Charlotte. Learn more at Charlotteareafund.org
We bring brand visions to life through unique, creative and interactive experiences. With 21 years of experience in live production and event management, we are at your service in producing the lively and exciting activations turning customers into lifelong fans. From logistics to marketing, to vendor management, we are a one-stop-shop for smooth and successful event production.
We are the Charlotte office of the Local Initiative Service Corporation or LISC, the nation’s largest community development organization. We work to make economic equality a reality for all Charlotteans. Our efforts focus on key areas to create stability for communities, families, and residents alike.
Charlotte SHOUT! is an aspirational multi-week festival designed to showcase our community by celebrating Charlotte’s creativity and innovation through art, music, food, and ideas. Learn more by visiting www.charlotteshout.com
Learn more about how Lowe’s is helping to shape Charlotte.
50 years of dreaming … and counting. Founded in 1970, Charlotte Ballet’s mission is to provide artistically excellent programming to diverse audiences in its home city of Charlotte, the Southeast region and the varied communities it serves while on tour across the nation. Charlotte Ballet is known for its strong dancers and versatile repertoire, ranging from classical ballet like “The Nutcracker” to bold contemporary works. In 2017 Hope Muir became Charlotte Ballet’s fourth artistic director. For more: www.charlotteballet.org.
Novant Health is an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient facilities and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient health care experience to communities in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. The Novant Health network consists of more than 1,800 physicians and over 35,000 employees who provide care at nearly 800 locations, including 15 hospitals and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics. In 2021, Novant Health was the highest-ranking healthcare system in North Carolina to be included on Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity list. Diversity MBA Magazine ranked Novant Health first in the nation on its 2021 list of…
Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont is a nonprofit organization that connects people to opportunities to find gainful employment and meaningful work. Through its 20+ retail stores, the Goodwill Opportunity Campus, and partnerships with employers and other organizations, Goodwill builds pathways for members of the community to uncover their passions, enhance their skill sets, and achieve more for themselves and their families—creating a brighter future for all.
Nestled in the Upper Western section of South Carolina, the Old 96 District is home to amazing outdoor adventures, a haven for history buffs and the location of the most remarkable attractions and places of interest.
The Charlotte Symphony uplifts, entertains, and educates the diverse communities of Charlotte-Mecklenburg and beyond through exceptional musical experiences.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is one of America’s leading urban public libraries, serving a community of more than one million citizens in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.
We bring science, nature and design together to create transformative experiences that enable our community to understand, enjoy and apply science to their lives.
Peachtree Providence Partners
Peachtree Providence Partners is a private investment and consulting firm that is a trusted partner for companies of all sizes – from small and middle market businesses to large corporations.
The quality of life in our community is important to us. We work, play and raise our families here. That’s why we’ve committed ourselves to improving lives in all the markets we serve.
Experience Columbia SC is the region’s destination marketing organization. We’re responsible for all marketing efforts intended to help more visitors discover all that Columbia has to offer. Think of us as the biggest cheerleader for the heart of South Carolina. For more information, please visit www.experiencecolumbiasc.com
Come out on August 7th or August 8th for an interactive bridal show like no other before. You will be able to meet with 50+ vendors from all over the industry so that you can start the planning process or finish out what vendors you need with face-to-face interaction. You can also shop for those bridal party gifts and honeymoon essentials! Most of the vendors will be tented to shield from the hot summer sun or summer rain. Hand sanitizer and mask stations will be set-up around the venue.
Trinity Episcopal School is called to inspire young lives by creating outstanding scholars who are grounded in a firm spiritual foundation and an enduring commitment to the richness of diversity.
Raleigh, N.C., is home to seven different areas, each with its own personality and stand-out things to do. Plus, there are 11 charming towns in the Raleigh area to explore!
We help students see beyond what is to what could be by providing them with a real-world, affordable, hands-on education that will transform them, change their lives, and impact this community.
The Mint Museum is dedicated to collecting, conserving, exhibiting, inspiring, publishing and protecting important works of art and design from all over the global art community.
At Charlotte Country Day School, we offer students and their families an unsurpassed opportunity to prepare for the future—an opportunity grounded in the strength of tradition and shaped by generations of visionary leaders.
For more than 50 years, Providence Day School (PD) has fostered in each student a passion for learning, a strong sense of social responsibility, and a commitment to personal integrity.
The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority is committed to delivering unique, memorable experiences for visitors and residents while supporting Charlotte-area restaurants, shops and attractions.
Donate Life North Carolina is a collaborative group of organizations that promote eye, organ and tissue donation. Working together, the member organizations are directly involved in supporting donor families and facilitating organ, eye and tissue transplants across the state.
Simply put, we’re a full-service commercial real estate firm that develops, acquires, leases and manages quality industrial, office, and mixed-use properties, but at our core, we work to serve others by reinvesting our resources into the future of our community.
SHARE Charlotte’s mission is to build a better Charlotte by empowering nonprofits and helping people invest in their communities in ways that matter most to them.
Read Charlotte is a community-wide children’s reading initiative uniting parents, educators and community partners to improve children’s literacy from birth through third grade.
Hope S. Piggee CPA is not just an accounting firm. We listen, anticipate and understand. You’ll find confidence in knowing our team really does have your back.
Since 1933, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) has offered its customers high quality health insurance at a competitive price and has led the charge toward better health and more consumer-focused health care in our state.
Blumenthal Performing Arts
Blumenthal Performing Arts is home to outstanding arts organizations including Charlotte Symphony, Community School of the Arts, Charlotte Ballet, On Q Productions, Opera Carolina, Studio 345 and Caroline Calouche & Company.
Atrium Health (formerly Carolinas HealthCare System) is one of the most comprehensive, not-for-profit systems in the country. Our mission is to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing – for all. Our vision is to be the first and best choice for care.
ASC Culture Blocks
ASC’s Culture Blocks partners with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation to provide residents with cultural experiences close to home — for free.
Charlotte Center City Partners
Charlotte Center City Partners boldly envisions and activates strategies and actions that will assure Charlotte Center City is a welcoming and equitable, economically vibrant, culturally rich, and beloved place for all
Foundation For The Carolinas serves as a catalyst for philanthropic activity in our 13-county region and is a driver for major civic efforts. We offer innovative solutions that help individuals, nonprofits and companies bring their charitable visions to life.
Village HeartBEAT is a faith-based health program operated by the Mecklenburg County Health Department. Its mission is to reduce chronic health conditions in the county’s Black and Latino communities.
The North Carolina Zoo protects wildlife and wild places and inspires people to join us in conserving the natural world.