How to Support the Humanities in North Carolina

As a non-profit organization, the North Carolina Humanities Council relies on the support of our donors to help achieve our mission. We invite you to become an advocate for lifelong learning and thoughtful dialogue in celebration of the many voices and stories of North Carolina’s cultures and heritage so that we may cultivate informed and active citizenship in our state.

For sponsorship opportunities or to support our 2016 initiative, Pulitzer NC: The Power of Words which highlights the way Pulitzer Prize winning journalism, literature, and drama record, analyze, critique and therefore impact our world please click here.

Gifts and Pledges of Cash

A gift of cash is the most common gift. A pledge of support over multiple years allows donors the ability to support the Council at a higher level of commitment while enjoying a more flexible payment method.

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Matching Gifts

Businesses and corporations offer matching gift programs that often match dollar-for-dollar charitable contributions given by their employees and, in some cases, former employees. Please consult your employer to see if your gift is eligible.

Unrestricted Giving

Unrestricted gifts support the Council wherever the need is greatest. Gifts toward operational support ensure organizational sustainability for essential day-to-day activities and flexible programming.

Restricted Giving

Gifts may be given to any of the North Carolina Humanities Council’s programs or special initiatives. These gifts allow donors to support programs most closely aligned with their personal interests.

Bequests and Planned Giving

One of the simplest ways to give to the North Carolina Humanities Council is to name the Council in your Will. For information on how to make a bequest, or to find out about planned or deferred giving, please contact the North Carolina Humanities Council to help find the best plan for you.

Gifts of Stock

Transferring shares of stock to the North Carolina Humanities Council is a convenient way for donors to support the Council and often offers tax benefits to the stockholder. Typically, transferring stock helps the donor avoid capital gains tax on appreciated shares of stock and often allows for a larger gift to the Council.

For more information please call (704) 687-1520.

Thank you for helping us sustain these enriching programs!

The North Carolina Humanities Council is a 501(c)3 organization. Your donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law.