Meg Dees joins Foundation for the Carolinas
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Meg Kluttz Dees has joined Foundation for yhe Carolinas as a vice president of development, according to a press release from the foundation.
Dees assists affiliate foundation board members with developing new opportunities for contributions and grants in the Salisbury and Lexington areas as well as Stanly and Richmond counties.
Foundation for the Carolinas oversees 13 affiliate community foundations throughout North and South Carolina. To improve the quality of life in those counties, the foundation is making plans to build charitable assets, engage more people in philanthropy and make more money available for nonprofit agencies.
The addition of Dees as a dedicated development staffer will accelerate the growth of charitable assets in the counties she serves, the release states.
ěThe Salisbury Community Foundation Board of Trustees is very pleased to have someone as capable as Meg Kluttz Dees, who has such closes ties to Salisbury, to assist the Foundation in its growth and development,î said Board Chair Patsy Rendleman.
Dees has a family history of involvement with the foundation. Her mother, former Salisbury mayor Margaret Kluttz, was a member of the Foundationís Governing Board and served as chair of the Salisbury Community Foundation, an affiliate of Foundation For The Carolinas.
Prior to joining the foundation, Dees was assistant director of the North Carolina Department of Commerceís Main Street Program. The program promotes downtown revitalization based on economic development within the context of historic preservation in small towns throughout North Carolina. She also served as executive director of the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corporation.
Dees holds a MPA from North Carolina State University and a BA from Mary Baldwin College in Virginia. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Rowan Museum and was a member of the Historic Salisbury Foundationís 35th Anniversary Celebration.
About Foundation For The Carolinas
Foundation For The Carolinas is a nonprofit community foundation serving donors and a broad range of charitable purposes in North and South Carolina. For more information visit www.fftc.org