Charlotte foundation giving grows
Mecklenberg County funders made nearly 40 percent of all grants by North Carolina foundations, which gave over $1 billion in 2006, a new report says.
N.C. residents give time worth $3.5 billion
The value of time North Carolinians volunteer is worth more than three times the dollars the state’s foundations give in grants, NCGives says.
Giving by state’s foundations tops $1 billion
With nearly $15.3 billion in assets in 2006, North Carolina foundations for the first time gave more to social services than to education.