Charlotte Area Fund selected to receive $1.1 million grant from IKEA US Community Foundation for Covid relief

The retail furniture giant reimbursed the state for unemployment benefits paid to its furloughed workers due to the pandemic.
By Katrina Louis | October 9, 2020

Communities In Schools affiliate announces new president/CEO

CIS-Charlotte board member Men Tchaas Ari takes over as president and CEO next month.
By Katrina Louis | September 29, 2020

Center for Employment Opportunities is increasing jobs and reducing recidivism for returning citizens

The new Charlotte expansion site aims to reach nearly 800 returning citizens in Charlotte-Mecklenburg by 2024.
By Janey Tate | September 25, 2020

Carolina Youth Coalition receives $1 million donation, unveils scholarship fund

The Black-led nonprofit provides support for underserved high school students to get into, and graduate from, a four-year-university.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 25, 2020