To promote students pursuing the CPA profession by awarding scholarships.
To develop, implement and promote sound economic strategies that improve the quality of life of rural North Carolinians, with a special focus on individuals with low to moderate incomes and communities with limited resources.
To provide community action and self-sufficiency programs and anti-poverty services.
To administer government poverty programs providing services to eligible children and families through Head Start, Early Head Start, Nutrition Program for the Elderly, Community Services Block Grant, Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions, and Weatherization/HARRP Assistance
To add value to our members by enhancing association management as a valid profession with a distinct body of knowledge, helping our members develop to their fullest potential and fostering recognition and respect of our profession by promoting the value and effectiveness of associations.
To manage and program performing arts facilities.
To provide educational opportunities that enhance and expand consumer horticultural programs.
To improve the quality of life in under-served neighborhoods in Salisbury by helping families become self-sufficient and providing quality affordable housing.
To improve the lives of people living, working, worshipping and recreating in the community surrounded by Athen Drive, Avent Ferry Road, Gorman Street, Hillsborough Street and Jones Franklin Road by addressing economic, health, educational, safety and community spirit issues.
To preserve historic Duke Mansion and to operate the Lee Institute.