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


And Freedom For All

This Fourth of July, we might find ourselves at cookouts and watching fireworks, enjoying some extra time off work to spend with families if we’re fortunate. We might even take a step back and take stock of all the freedoms we enjoy as Americans that others in the... read more

Summer 2015 Grant Announcement

We are excited to announce our latest round of grant recipients, all of which have been awarded funding in Summer 2015. The Fletcher Foundation Board of Directors voted to approve 10 grants, including multi-year grants, totaling $2,029,263. This group of partners is a... read more


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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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