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



We have a day for giving thanks and two for getting deals. Now, after Black Friday & Cyber Monday, we have ‪#‎GivingTuesday‬, a day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, families, communities, and organizations will come together to celebrate... read more

Giving Thanks

Sometimes we focus on the many challenges that we’re working to address across North Carolina, but this time of year, we want to take a moment to reflect on our amazing partners in this mission. The network of nonprofits and community members working collaboratively... 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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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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