Heart of Charlotte Community Grants Program

Recognizing Charlotte individuals and organizations that have embraced the spirit of serving others.

Congratulations to our 2021 Grant Recipients!

EmpowHERment, Inc. ~ Leadership Program

Innovate Charlotte ~ CO.STARTERS Program

Promising Pages ~ Booktoberfest Community Book Drive Sponsorship


About the Community Grants Program

Northeastern University–Charlotte is proud to introduce the Heart of Charlotte Awards Community Grants Program. In its inaugural year, the 2021 Heart of Charlotte Awards offers grants and awards to individuals and community organizations to support collaborations, partnerships, and leadership. Grant recipients are acknowledged for their exceptional commitment to bettering the Charlotte community by strengthening neighborhood connections, investing in educational achievement, creating jobs and supporting business development, and/or fostering social, racial, and health equity.

Goals of the Community Grants Program

  • To deepen meaningful partnerships between Northeastern University–Charlotte and the surrounding community toward creating positive and sustainable change in our local communities.
  • To increase capacity for current projects or support new initiatives.
  • To demonstrate Northeastern’s financial and human capital support for local community initiatives.