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Arts/Culture Festival at the Fletcher Academy

The Fletcher Academy took a break from their end-of-year studies for some lighthearted entertainment and learning at their first Arts/Culture Festival. I took a break from some never-ending emails to join in the fun. The day began with a series of dance performances... read more

What We Learned From #CreateGood16

Last week, two members of our team (Shannon, Director of Digital + Innovation and Leah, Fletcher Fellow) went to the Create Good Conference in search of inspiration, connection, and ideas for improving our communications work. Like last year’s gathering, this... read more


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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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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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