About Us


North Carolina’s nonprofit sector is a vital leader in building and sustaining equitable and thriving communities.


To educate, connect, and advocate for North Carolina nonprofits.


  • Collaboration: We believe that working together with nonprofits, business, and government achieves the best solutions and strengthens the fabric of our communities.
  • Equity and Inclusion: We are committed to helping nonprofits be change agents that contribute to an equitable society.
  • Impact: We make a difference and focus on results that matter.
  • Excellence: We challenge ourselves to do great work and actively seek feedback to continually improve and evolve our services. 
  • Relevance: We are responsive, adaptive, and committed to innovation.

Strategic Directions

The Center will become a self-sustaining organization. It will shift its approach from a transactional framework to a dynamic and transformational culture, where equity, inclusivity, and the ability to generate sustaining earned income will guide its strategic directions through programs and services to:   

  • Advance the nonprofit sector
  • Innovate training
  • Grow relevant services for Members
  • Initiate connections and relationships
  • Improve the Center’s internal capacity


Take a look at our current projects, events, and public policy work!