At this time the A.J. Fletcher Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant requests, letters of inquiry or proposals.

We invite a select group of organizations to submit applications based on  regular independent research, engagement with a wide range of community groups and by monitoring ongoing and emerging strategies based on the priorities set by the Foundation’s board of directors. Though we know that many excellent organizations and programs are active in our state, we are able to consider only a small number for grant awards each year.

Funding Areas

Fletcher Foundation supports public charities located in North Carolina or serving North Carolina residents that have as one of their purposes in the following areas:

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Promoting education or the advancement or preservation of knowledge including, without limitation, the operation of a school, college, university, library, or museum.


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Elderly, Infirm, & Indigent

Caring and supporting the elderly, infirm, or indigent.

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Media and Communication

Promoting, encouraging, or supporting mass media or other communication arts.

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Artistic Endeavors

Promoting, encouraging or supporting musical, theatrical, visual or other artistic endeavors.

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Public Recreation

Promoting, encouraging, or supporting public recreation, including without limitation, the support of public parks or playgrounds.

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Religious Faith

Fostering religious faith.

A.J. Fletcher Foundation
909 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27605

Phone: 919.322.2580

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