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


Donors Choose Projects in East Durham Schools

Below are several fundraising projects from teachers in schools in the East Durham pipeline. Donors Choose gives teachers the flexibility to raise money for their class’ projects, including extra books, technology, and school supplies. Follow the links and... read more

Angela Bell, The Fletcher Academy

In the midst of all the policy discussions surrounding making our education better for students in North Carolina, we tend to lose sight of the individuals on the front lines. Teachers, who see students in our community, day in and day out, are the backbone of our... read more


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Keith Poston, Public School Forum of North Carolina

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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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