Now more than ever the world needs entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurs are resilient. By their very nature, entrepreneurs are problem solvers and innovators. They see opportunity and take risks.

History has proven that some of the world’s greatest companies emerge out of some of the most challenging times. Necessity breeds entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship is the path to economic empowerment and that is why we have made it our mission to help entrepreneurs when they need it most. And you can too.

When you support Partners in Purpose, you will:

  • Stimulate company formation and the creation of new jobs
  • Invest in the building blocks to strengthen North Carolina’s economy 
  • Build a legacy of economic empowerment for future generations

North Carolina’s entrepreneurs will build a brighter future with support from people like you.


NC IDEA Foundation [EIN 01-0702442] has the Federal Tax Exempt Status of a 501(c)3 Charitable Organization.  Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license [N.C. Solicitation License Number SL012652] are available from the N.C. State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-814-5400. The license is not an endorsement by the State.

What We Do

We empower North Carolinians to achieve their entrepreneurial potential.

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Who We Serve

We serve North Carolina entrepreneurs building innovative companies at the threshold of transformative growth.

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Ways to Give

Your contribution empowers entrepreneurs to reach their full potential and provides support when they need it most.

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