Office of Strategic Partnerships
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Foundation


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The CMS Foundation is the trusted bridge between CMS and the donor community. We are dedicated to:

  • People – Cultivating a spirit of generosity and professional support for CMS educators
  • Power – Being a catalyst for achieving system-wide dreams, goals and objectives
  • Purpose – Developing a countywide culture of support for the children of CMS


Charlotte-Mecklenburg is a national leader in public education where teaching is an iconic profession and opportunity abounds for every child.


The CMS Foundation is a Type 1 nonprofit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All donations made to the CMS Foundation are tax deductible.


Contact Us

CMS Foundation
4421 Stuart Andrew Boulevard, Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28217

Executive Director: Sonja Gantt
Phone: (980) 343-0399