Community Partnerships

University City Partners invests in resources that shape public spaces and plan for a better environment because we know that the University City landscape influences the way we live, work, play, and learn.

Studio 345, a program of ASC, is a free, out-of-school creative youth development program. It provides unique artistic experience for students in grades 9-12 in Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools.

University City Connect engages business and organizations in the region, creating strategic partnerships and volunteer opportunities that strengthen our community.

Care Ring is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing preventive health services for the uninsured, under-insured, or those lacking access to affordable, high-quality preventive health care. The organization annually serves more than 7,000 people in Mecklenburg County and is a leader in collaborative efforts to improve community health.

Levine Museum of the New South– Levine Museum’s mission is to engage a broad-based audience in the exploration and appreciation of the diverse history of the South since the Civil War, with a focus on Charlotte and the surrounding Carolina Piedmont. The Museum promotes life-long learning about this history.

Discovery Place is a private, not-for-profit education organization dedicated to inspiring exploration of the natural and social world through extraordinary exhibitions and educational programs that inform, challenge and engage audiences of all ages.

Informative Technologies reduces barriers to the ability to access, use, evaluate, create, and communicate information while using digital technologies. They empower at-risk students through hands-on STEM training in skills needed for upward mobility in today’s knowledge based economy.

Friendship Trays/Friendship Gardens working together as a network of community, school, faith-based, institutional, and backyard gardens. These partnerships share their harvest for the benefit of Friendship Trays who provide over 750 meals a day to members of our community who have limited access to healthy food.

Carolina Refugee Resettlement Agency embraces refugees who arrive in Charlotte, recognizing their troubling experiences, trying to ease their transition into a new country, and respecting their need to remember where they came from. Our infrastructure allows us to settle refugees of all nationalities and religions.

Camino Community Center devotes its energy to passionately serve low-income families and individuals. Camino offers bi-lingual services including a free clinic, a thrift store, food pantry, and a meals program.