UNCF Charlotte

“A mind is a terrible thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in.”® Why not invest your time or money in better futures for young people in North Carolina and around the country?

UNCF Charlotte is here to help you send a student to college and turn his or her life around.

Want to volunteer for a formal event or a noontime luncheon with community leaders? Is a child you know looking for the right college? Can you contribute to keeping student aid available and academic programs strong at UNCF-member colleges or universities?

UNCF Charlotte will make the connection. Contact us today to learn how you can help.

Did you know?

 Five UNCF-member institutions are located in the UNCF Charlotte area: 


UNCF Charlotte Staff

News and Events


Empower Me Tour: Parent's Workshop on How to Pay for College
Tour Stop: Chicago, IL Friday October 7, 2016 / Chicago State University
Parent Session: Friday October 07, 2017 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Corliss High School; 821 E 103rd St; Chicago, IL 60628
Event is free but space is limited. Register today at empowermetour.org






2016 UNCF Maya Angelou Women Who Lead Luncheon
Each year, this highly anticipated fundraising event, named in honor of a beloved friend and volunteer, Dr. Maya Angelou, brings out some of the most dynamic and prominent women from in and around Charlotte. Proceeds from the event, held September 10, will provide necessary resources to North Carolina students and UNCF-member institutions in North Carolina: Bennett College, Johnson C. Smith University, Livingstone College, St. Augustine's University and Shaw University.

Click to see more scenes from the 2016 Maya Angelou Women Who Lead Luncheon (photos by Kenya B)