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Programs & Initiatives
We partner with our clients to help envision a better future for their family, then build a plan to get there. Charlotte Area Fund’s programs are designed to meet clients where they are, using a whole family approach that targets the unique needs of each person through wrap-around services.
Upcoming News & Events
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Poverty shouldn’t define an individual or community. For more than 65 years, Charlotte Area Fund has provided equitable resources and support so that people can build a thriving life for their families. Learn how we are working with families to change lives – and how you can support this work.
Learn more about how you can get involved through a range of volunteer opportunities. Share your time with Charlotte Area Fund to help more area families achieve a better life for their own family.
Read Our Success Stories
See how Charlotte Area Fund program graduates are finding success and creating opportunity for their own families.
“In high school I knew that I wanted to be in the medical field, but didn’t want to go through years of school. I am so thankful to have been blessed by Ms. Debra and the Charlotte Area Fund with the opportunity to get dental training. I really like that I can continue to help heal people.– Ashley Scott
When Mejih learned about CAF from a resource fair at the Men’s Shelter, he was excited to work towards his goal of home ownership. Support from his case manager enabled him to get training, purchase a car, find work as a welder and move into his own apartment.– Mejih Ache
When Julie fell on hard times, CAF enrolled her in workforce readiness classes, then helped her find a culinary apprenticeship at Goodwill Industries. Julie’s ‘can do’ attitude resulted in a full-time position with Goodwill and a home of her own.– Julie