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Charlotte Knights Charities

Mission Statement:

CKC is the philanthropic base of the Charlotte Knights that actively supports and strengthens community programs through baseball that will enhance and grow the quality of life in the Charlotte area. CKC is organized to provide financial assistance to charitable organizations with the goal of advancing education, care, and to promote recreational activities to disadvantaged and underprivileged adults and children. The Charlotte Knights and CKC want to inspire, grow, and embrace the Charlotte community to create and leave a lasting legacy.


Charlotte Knights Charities makes financial grants to non-profit, organizations in the Charlotte area through their annual grant process. Grants are awarded to non-profits organizations that better the quality of life. Unfortunately, funding requests for activities and programs that are not consistent with CKC guidelines will not be granted.


Qualifying organizations can submit grant requests one time annually. To apply, please fill out an application:

** Grants Application (Printable PDF) **


2015 Grant Winners:

A Better World

Charlotte Community ToolBank

Adult Day & Health Care Services

Myers Park Trinity Little League

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation

Charlotte Family Housing

Second Harvest Food Bank


2016 Grant Winners:

BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life)

Muscular Dystrophy Association

Cancer Services of Gaston County

Big Brothers/Big Sisters

Florence Crittenton Services


2017 Grant Winners:

BELL Foundation

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Charlotte Bilingual Preschool

Foundation for Girls

Heart Math Tutoring

Young Black Men's Leadership Alliance

Please direct any questions to the Community Relations Department: