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The Belk Center’s work is made possible by the generosity of NC State University alumni, foundation partners and friends who believe in our mission and share our passion for community college excellence.

Our Key Priorities

All gifts – no matter the size – make an impact at the Belk Center. Generous financial contributions from donors and friends fund our research, strengthen our programs and enhance our ability to further advance our key priorities:

Leadership Development

We’re building a pipeline of exceptional leaders to champion equitable student success and adapt to meet the evolving needs of their students, colleges and communities.

Actionable Research

We identify what’s working, what’s not and what could be – providing actionable tools and frameworks grounded in North Carolina’s realities.

Tailored Guidance

We provide North Carolina community college leaders and their teams with the contextualized guidance and support they need to set priorities and make change happen.

Innovative Partnerships

We bring together college leaders and those who support them to learn from one another and build a shared vision of the North Carolina we can build together.

Give to the Belk Center

Your support helps the Belk Center continue to provide these ongoing programs and develop new and innovative ways to support our community colleges.