Spring 2016 Grant Announcement

Spring 2016 Grant Announcement

We are happy to announce our most recent grants to organizations working across North Carolina. The Fletcher Foundation Board of Directors voted to approve seven grants, including multi-year grants, totaling $890,000. We’re excited to deepen our existing...
Congratulations Fletcher Academy Class of 2016!

Congratulations Fletcher Academy Class of 2016!

“You’re going to leave a legacy whether you mean to or not, just make sure that it will benefit other people. Others will need your help in life. Give it as you see fit, but remember, it’s better to give than it is to receive. Help someone else along the...
Billy Ball, NC Policy Watch

Billy Ball, NC Policy Watch

Billy Ball, education reporter for NC Policy Watch, joins us this week to chat about the state of education in North Carolina. Tune in to hear updates on current education issues and learn what drives him to cover these stories every day.

Doug McMillan, YMCA of the Triangle

Doug McMillan, YMCA of the Triangle

“The health and wellness and fitness activities became areas where we gather people together, thinking about how we might do good in the community.” Tune in to hear from Doug McMillan, CEO of the YMCA of the Triangle, as he discusses the development of the Y movement, community work in Southeast Raleigh, and his own story of being involved with the YMCA from a young age.

Jess Clark, Fletcher Fellow for Education Policy Reporting

Jess Clark, Fletcher Fellow for Education Policy Reporting

“Education is one of the most important parts of our society… People get where they are because of the education they receive… You have this intersection of a lot of different issues in education; you can talk about issues around poverty, race, mental health, funding, politics… there’s so much fodder to dig into.”