Supporting organizations that work to improve the lives and well-being of North Carolinians.


Last Thursday at Fletcher was a success!

We like to think that our Thursdays at Fletcher get togethers are a fairly unique networking event. We aren’t trying to build a coalition or start outlining grant proposals. It is not a meeting with a strict agenda. There is no stated goal or intended outcome... read more

Barbara Goodmon Receives UNCF’s Torch Award

Many congratulations are due to Barbara Goodmon, Fletcher Foundation President.  Mrs. Goodmon received this year’s Torch Award at Shaw University’s annual United Negro College Foundation Scholarship gala on March 21. The Torch Award was given in... read more

Spring 2015 Grant Announcement

We are excited to announce the latest round of grant recipients! The Fletcher Foundation Board of Directors voted to approve 9 grants totaling $1,059,000 (including multi-year grants). We awarded funding to the following organizations, listed in alphabetical order:... read more


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Kathryn Dove, Meredith College Autism Program

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One of our main objectives is to help ensure the strength of North Carolina’s nonprofit sector. In addition to supporting The Fletcher Academy, we support public charities located in North Carolina that work in one of our six funding areas.


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Connectors · Innovators · Volunteers · Idealists  · Leaders · Friends · Helpers · Doers

Guided by the belief that our community can prosper only if every member of it has an equal opportunity to succeed and thrive, AJF works with visionary leaders and organizations working to make our state better. We are passionate and honored to work alongside those on the front lines of our most pressing challenges.

In the 1930’s, A.J. Fletcher, a lawyer, decided to foray into a new arena – broadcasting. In his history as a business owner, he had a reputation for doing the things that had not been done before. A.J. Fletcher’s enthusiasm for breaking new ground continues at Fletcher Foundation today. We strive to be a leader and inspire others to use innovation and technology to achieve social change and progress.

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