Programs & Initiatives

Self-Sufficiency Project

Our  Success Coaches work directly with clients to meet immediate needs and develop a plan for success using a combination of tangible resources, training and other services. Success Coaches work with clients for a full year to help remove barriers and ensure that each family gets the support they need to achieve success.

Workforce Development

Charlotte Area Fund prepares adults for the workforce through a range of job training and readiness programs. Training opportunities are diverse and include HVAC, construction, IT, medical professions and more.

Senior Empowerment Program

This program is designed to meet the unique needs of Mecklenburg County seniors, including health assessments, nutrition counseling and computer literacy training.

Do I Qualify for Programs and Services?

To qualify for Charlotte Area Fund programs, individuals need to live in Mecklenburg County and have an annual household income of less than 125% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. The current income guidelines are:

Family SizeIncome
One$16,100
Two$21,775
Three$27,450
Four$33,125
Five$38,800
Six$44,475
Revised 12/2020: For families with more than 8 persons, add $8,960 for each additional member.

If you meet these guidelines,