Looking Forward to 2017

Looking Forward to 2017

When you work at a philanthropic foundation, a lot of information comes across your screen. Pitches for funding, invitations to events, newsletters, action alerts, etc. It’s a lot. Sometimes too much. Couple that with the explosion of news sites (and fake news sites),...
Welcoming Yemi, Our 2016-2017 Fellow!

Welcoming Yemi, Our 2016-2017 Fellow!

We are excited to welcome Yemi Adewuyi to our team as the 2016-2017 Fletcher Fellow! Now in its third year, our fellowship program works to identify, develop, and network recent college graduates who aspire to be amongst the next generation of social sector leaders in...
Celebrating Dix Park

Celebrating Dix Park

It was hot — but it was worth it! Only July 23rd, thousands of North Carolinians took part in Destination Dix and many of them, for the first time, explored Dorothea Dix Park and got a taste for what is in store for this park’s future.  From art booths to...
Shannon Ritchie, AJF Director of Digital + Innovation

Shannon Ritchie, AJF Director of Digital + Innovation

We’re excited to switch it up this week by inviting our Director of Digital + Innovation, Shannon Ritchie, on to the show to tell us a bit about her work here at Fletcher Foundation. Shannon joins us to chat about what has led her to AJF, how she hopes to make a difference, and what is next for herself and for our nonprofit partners.

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...