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FOUNDATION FOR THE CAROLINAS

220 N TRYON ST, CHARLOTTE, NC 28202-2137 | Tax-exempt since Oct. 1962
  • EIN: 56-6047886
  • Classification (NTEE)
    Community Foundations (Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations)
  • Nonprofit Tax Code Designation: 501(c)(3)
    Defined as: Organizations for any of the following purposes: religious, educational, charitable, scientific, literary, testing for public safety, fostering national or international amateur sports competition (as long as it doesn’t provide athletic facilities or equipment), or the prevention of cruelty to children or animals.
  • Donations to this organization are tax deductible.
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Tax Filings by Year

The IRS Form 990 is an annual information return that most organizations claiming federal tax-exempt status must file yearly. Read the IRS instructions for 990 forms.

If this organization has filed an amended return, it may not be reflected in the data below. Duplicated download links may be due to resubmissions or amendments to an organization's original return.

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Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2017

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2017

Full Text

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990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2016

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2016

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990

Total Revenue

$445,365,812

Total Functional Expenses $326,772,081
Net income $118,593,731
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $410,527,931 92.2%
Program services $11,958,654 2.7%
Investment income $26,039,637 5.8%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $853,645 0.2%
Net fundraising -$7,673
Sales of assets -$4,006,382
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $0
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $1,735,943 0.5%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $5,799,329 1.8%
Other
Total Assets $1,516,178,328
Total Liabilities $74,367,138
Net Assets $1,441,811,190
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2015

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2015

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990

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990

Total Revenue

$382,454,798

Total Functional Expenses $297,876,975
Net income $84,577,823
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $347,666,005 90.9%
Program services $9,662,917 2.5%
Investment income $27,454,063 7.2%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $684,549 0.2%
Net fundraising -$33,280
Sales of assets -$2,979,456
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $0
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $1,699,964 0.6%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $4,580,235 1.5%
Other
Total Assets $1,289,000,447
Total Liabilities $39,696,534
Net Assets $1,249,303,913
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2014

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2014

PDF

990
990-T

Total Revenue

$684,331,159

Total Functional Expenses $354,254,644
Net income $330,076,515
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $619,326,663 90.5%
Program services $8,306,570 1.2%
Investment income $13,206,760 1.9%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $573,398 0.1%
Net fundraising -$5,497
Sales of assets $42,923,265 6.3%
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $0
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $1,721,248 0.5%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $3,638,697 1.0%
Other
Total Assets $1,290,153,538
Total Liabilities $72,379,613
Net Assets $1,217,773,925
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2013

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2013

PDF

990
990-T

Total Revenue

$317,091,144

Total Functional Expenses $195,600,475
Net income $121,490,669
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $274,443,243 86.6%
Program services $6,779,133 2.1%
Investment income $9,911,272 3.1%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $543,906 0.2%
Net fundraising $3,360 0.0%
Sales of assets $25,410,230 8.0%
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $0
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $1,438,929 0.7%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $2,819,252 1.4%
Other
Total Assets $908,090,732
Total Liabilities $32,302,282
Net Assets $875,788,450
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2012

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2012

PDF

990
990-T
IRS Filing

Total Revenue

$215,832,204

Total Functional Expenses $175,159,255
Net income $40,672,949
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $195,181,049 90.4%
Program services $6,069,289 2.8%
Investment income $7,545,582 3.5%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $192,763 0.1%
Net fundraising $185,835 0.1%
Sales of assets $6,657,686 3.1%
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $0
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $1,435,423 0.8%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $2,388,208 1.4%
Other
Total Assets $705,548,828
Total Liabilities $29,069,943
Net Assets $676,478,885
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2011

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2011

PDF

990
990-T

Total Revenue

$148,316,177

Total Functional Expenses $144,935,548
Net income $3,380,629
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $129,221,531 87.1%
Program services $5,410,353 3.6%
Investment income $8,348,584 5.6%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $148,228 0.1%
Net fundraising $186,072 0.1%
Sales of assets $5,001,409 3.4%
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $0
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $1,262,282 0.9%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $2,394,983 1.7%
Other
Total Assets $608,372,246
Total Liabilities $21,647,820
Net Assets $586,724,426
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2010

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2010

PDF

990
990-T

Total Revenue

$196,030,092

Total Functional Expenses $138,113,578
Net income $57,916,514
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $174,414,362 89.0%
Program services $4,899,314 2.5%
Investment income $9,360,481 4.8%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $167,971 0.1%
Net fundraising $35,643 0.0%
Sales of assets $7,152,321 3.6%
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $0
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $1,181,071 0.9%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $2,288,992 1.7%
Other
Total Assets $619,418,694
Total Liabilities $19,464,463
Net Assets $599,954,231
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2009

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2009

PDF

990
990-PF
990-T

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2008

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2008

PDF

990
990
990-PF
990-T

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2007

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2007

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2006

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2006

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2005

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2005

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2004

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2004

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2003

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2003

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2002

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2002

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2001

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2001

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

About This Data

Nonprofit Explorer includes summary data for nonprofit tax returns and PDFs of full Form 990 documents.

The summary data contains information processed by the IRS during the 2012-2017 calendar years; this generally consists of filings for the 2011-2016 fiscal years, but may include older records. This data release includes only a subset of what can be found in the full Form 990s.

In addition to the raw summary data, we link to PDFs of full Form 990 documents wherever possible. This consists of a separate release by the IRS of Form 990 documents processed by the agency through June 2016; these documents may contain filings as recent as the 2015 fiscal year.

Which Organizations Are Here?

Every organization that has been recognized as tax exempt by the IRS has to file Form 990 every year, unless they make less than $200,000 in revenue and have less than $500,000 in assets, in which case they have to file form 990-EZ. Organizations making less than $50,000 don’t have to file either form but do have to let the IRS they’re still in business via a Form 990N "e-Postcard."

Nonprofit Explorer has organizations claiming tax exemption in each of the 27 subsections of the 501(c) section of the tax code, and which have filed a Form 990, Form 990EZ or Form 990PF. Taxable trusts and private foundations that are required to file a form 990PF are also included. Small organizations filing a Form 990N "e-Postcard" are not included in this data.

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  • Raw filing data. Includes EINs and summary financials as structured data.
  • Exempt Organization profiles. Includes organization names, addresses, etc. You can merge this with the raw filing data using EIN numbers.
  • Form 990 documents requested and processed by Public.Resource.Org and ProPublica. We post bulk downloads of these documents at the Internet Archive.
  • Form 990 documents as XML files. Includes complete filing data (financial details, names of officers, tax schedules, etc.) in machine-readable format. Only available for electronically filed documents.
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