GenerationNation develops a new generation of civic leaders.
GenerationNation programs provide students the opportunity to build civic literacy and leadership from an early age and include Charlotte... Learn more »
YWCA Central Carolinas is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. YWCA supports more than 250 youth from fragile communities, as... Learn more »
At the Y, we believe everyone deserves the same opportunities, no matter who you are or where you’re from. That’s why we work tirelessly to close gaps and bridge divides. From early learning to... Learn more »
TreesCharlotte is a public/private nonprofit collaboration to grow, diversify and steward the city’s iconic urban forest. Trained volunteers and science-based programs teach residents about the value... Learn more »
Did you know that no one has the right to an attorney in civil legal matters and those who cannot afford representation are forced to navigate a complicated legal system alone even when basic human... Learn more »
We are a nonprofit tool lending program that provides charitable organizations with year-round access to an inventory of tools. Access to ToolBank tools eliminates the need for agencies to incur the... Learn more »
La Coalición is an immigrant rights organization that is pioneering a model for 21st century democracy building and inclusive community engagement in North Carolina -- a region that has never before... Learn more »
WFAE 90.7 is a major source of news and information for the Charlotte region and one of the country’s leading public radio stations. WFAE reaches over 200,000 listeners each week and offers a broad... Learn more »
Reading Partners empowers students to succeed in reading and in life by recruiting and training community volunteers to provide one-on-one literacy tutoring. We work with under-resourced elementary... Learn more »
Girls Rock Charlotte teaches youth the confidence and compassion to rock their voice - standing up for themselves and for each other.
Our summer camps help girls and gender diverse youth ages 8-18... Learn more »
The Red Boot Way creates compassionate communities by teaching a practice of intentional communication where self-awareness, connections and trust grow.
We offer Red Boot Way meetings led by trained... Learn more »
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Food Policy Council exists to advocate for policies that build a sustainable, equitable and healthy local food system. The goals of our council are to enhance the health of... Learn more »
Our mission is to educate the community about the court system and to advocate, support and advance its needs and interests.
We develop programming to address the deficits in the public’s... Learn more »
On March 12, 1997, internationally revered humanitarian and Nobel Laureate for Peace, Elie Wiesel spoke “Against Indifference” to over 23,000 students and adults in Charlotte. So inspired was he by... Learn more »
CrownKeepers exists to sustain the arts and creative culture in Charlotte. We do this in a number of ways including: providing art and trade-based education to those lacking creative opportunities... Learn more »
The USO of NC strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home & country; offering education, wellness, transition assistance & resiliency programs.
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Open Charlotte provides a platform for civic-minded residents to engage with local government and community organizations to improve services and address challenges in our communities.
We believe... Learn more »
We encourage students to develop the essential life and social skills that will make them leaders of tomorrow. Our efforts change the lives of underprivileged children and give them hope to do... Learn more »
Bikin’ Dads Adventures was founded to work with area fathers, families and communities from around the region. Our goal is to provide outreach opportunities with hopes to “build stronger... Learn more »