About Carolina Demography

Located within the Carolina Population Center at UNC-Chapel Hill, Carolina Demography helps North Carolina’s leaders make sense of population-level changes throughout the state. Offering a full array of demographic data and research consulting services, Carolina Demography draws on the Center’s global expertise and 50+ years’ experience in population research. The work of their outstanding community of scholars informs decision making, planning, and program evaluation for businesses, foundations, government agencies, schools, and not-for-profit organizations who need to better understand their communities and environments. For more information, please visit https://demography.cpc.unc.edu or contact us at demography@unc.edu.

About the John M. Belk Endowment

Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, the John M. Belk Endowment is a private family foundation committed to transforming postsecondary educational opportunities to meet North Carolina’s evolving workforce needs. Its mission is aligned with the vision of its founder, the late John M. Belk who served four terms of mayor of Charlotte and was CEO of the department store company Belk, Inc. He created the John M. Belk Endowment in 1995 to fund a national merit scholarship program for his beloved alma mater, Davidson College. Now led by Mr. Belk’s daughter, MC Belk Pilon, the John M. Belk Endowment staff and board continue to partner with innovative, results-oriented programs in North Carolina to further Mr. Belk’s values, legacy, and focus on the value of education as a means to personal fulfillment and community vitality. For more information, please visit http://jmbendowment.org.