Charlotte small businesses get $2.16 million in Covid-19 relief grants

In total, the city will distribute $30 million in federal CARES Act funding to small businesses.
By Glenn Burkins | July 15, 2020

How scholarship led to mentorship, and then a life changed

The ANSWER Scholarship offers financial aid and encouragement to women age 25 and older who are working to earn a college degree while raising school-age children.
By GlennOaks Media | December 2, 2019

How a private scholarship fund launched a career in law enforcement

This state law-enforcement officer was helped in college by a private scholarship given to students whose families live in subsidized housing.
By GlennOaks Media | November 15, 2019

How a Carolina Panthers scholarship helped launch a career in corporate finance

For Bryanna Norwood, a scholarship awarded annually by the Carolina Panthers helped launch a career in corporate finance.
By GlennOaks Media | October 28, 2019

Rep. Alma Adams calls for collective giving to address concerns in black communities

The Charlotte congresswoman spoke at a luncheon celebrating the 25th anniversary of the African American Community Foundation.
By Glenn Burkins | August 20, 2019

Two companies pledge $20 million to address affordable housing in Charlotte

With the latest donations, the Charlotte Housing Opportunity Investment Fund is closing in on its $50 million goal.
By Olivia Richard | June 5, 2019

Black philanthropy thrives through African American Community Foundation

This year, the foundation awarded grants totaling $10,000 to four organizations promoting health, economic and educational opportunities in Charlotte's black community.
By GlennOaks Media | November 27, 2018

Former teachers create lasting gifts to support churches, alma maters and other special causes

Foundation For The Carolinas' planned-giving expertise can help you create an enduring legacy using a variety of assets, including retirement funds and life insurance policies
By GlennOaks Media | August 2, 2018

Study shines spotlight on mental health issues in Charlotte-Mecklenburg

'Navigating the Maze' identifies gaps in services and provides strategies for improving the system. Access to treatment is a major barrier to economic mobility. Raising awareness and early intervention is key to preventing chronic mental illness, suicides.
By GlennOaks Media | June 19, 2018

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.
By Dee Dee Strickland | May 17, 2018