About the Centralina Foundation

The Centralina Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation that operates as a companion organization to the Centralina Council of Governments exclusively for the promotion of social welfare, good governance and innovative planning for the general public in the southern piedmont region of North Carolina (the “Region”.)  Centralina Foundation’s purposes are:

  • To facilitate, plan, develop and coordinate innovative regional public service planning in areas of public concern including, but not limited to, transportation, air and water quality, public health and safety, and to further the common good and general welfare of the people in and around the Region.
  • To promote and encourage new and effective thinking and action in regional good governance, planning and collaboration; and to promote federal, state, and local legislation designed to facilitate the same.
  • To foster public/private cooperation in identifying and solving local as well as Regional problems affecting the general welfare of the residents of the Region.