To improve the quality of life in under-served neighborhoods in Salisbury by helping families become self-sufficient and providing quality affordable housing.
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 serve the rural communities and agriculture in western North Carolina.
To cultivate relationships with children and families in Southwest Raleigh and expand their access to economic and academic advancement opportunities through direct services and community partnerships.
To promote voluntarism and to improve the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.
To provide educational opportunities that enhance and expand consumer horticultural programs.
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 preserve historic Duke Mansion and to operate the Lee Institute.
To promote social and economic justice in North Carolina by providing technical assistance and loans to home and business owners and nonprofits.