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We are grateful for the investment from private donors, foundations, and corporations to help make Lead for North Carolina a reality in our communities across the state.

Below are the organizations and people who are dedicated to creating the state’s next generation of  future public servant leaders and transforming our local communities.

Founding Partners

The North Carolina League of Municipalities, The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners, The North Carolina City / County Management Association, and Lead for America. 

Funding Partners

Signature Funder

• The State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation

Supporting Funders

• The Golden Leaf Foundation

• The Jesse Ball duPont Fund

• NC League of Municipalities

• Wells Fargo

• Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation