Formerly Mecklenburg Medical Alliance and Endowment (MMAE) Healthy Charlotte Alliance's mission is to improve the health and quality of life for all people of Mecklenburg County by funding health initiatives and providing educational programs.
Healthy Charlotte Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the health and quality of life for all people of Mecklenburg County. WHO WE ARE. LEARN MORE - Provide educational and informative programs around health and wellness.
- Members volunteer their time and talents through coordinated service opportunities at local health nonprofits.
- Financially invest in health programs that are demonstrating proven impact in our community through our grants process.
If you have a passion for our mission to improve the health and quality of life in Mecklenburg county please join us by becoming a member of Healthy Charlotte Alliance. GET INVOLVED JOIN TODAY
eventsPrograms & Events

Check out upcoming Lunch & Learns, volunteer opportunities and other informative programs.


Learn more about Healthy Charlotte Alliance’s investment priorities and apply for a grant.

Cannon Award

Know an outstanding volunteer?
Submit your nomination for the prestigious Cannon Award.

Get Involved Today

Do you share our passion for a healthier community?
Join us today!

Healthy Charlotte Alliance is a nonprofit working to build a healthier Charlotte-Mecklenburg.  Through the endowment, Healthy Charlotte Alliance has invested nearly $2 million dollars back into the community.



Bronze Sponsors
Table Sponsors

Ms. Leslie Aronovitz & Mr. Ted Gearhart

Novant Health Bariatric Solutions

Karen Chandler

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated

TJ Druckenbrod & Merrill Lynch

Dr. Lewis & Carolyn Gaskin


The Ivey

Dr. John & Kathy Klimas

North Carolina Medical Society Alliance

Novare Capital Management

Patriot Military Family Foundation

Kay Saville & Robyn Stump

Dr. & Mrs. Simon Ward, III

Mrs. Mitzi Yount


Bringing a meal to The Relatives

On January 7th, members of Healthy Charlotte Alliance volunteered their time and cooking skills, to provide a meal and a small sense of home for youth staying at The Relatives. The Relatives Youth Crisis Center is a safe place for children who have run away from home, are homeless, or are simply going through a rough […]

Tour of HopeWay

In alignment with our mental health investment priority, and continuing the important conversation from the Community Health Classroom; on October 23, Healthy Charlotte Alliance members and guests toured HopeWay, a state-of-the-art, holistic mental health center for adults in Charlotte.

2019 Community Health Classroom – Mental Health, Help and Hope. Vital Insights: Understanding Depression and Suicide.

One hundred sixty members, business leaders, healthcare professionals and general community members convened for the 2019 Community Health Classroom. Dr. Elise Herman, Novant Health, debunked a widespread myth that talking about suicide will lead to suicide. In fact, talking about suicide reduces the stigma, and allows individuals to seek help, rethink their options and share […]

Stop The Bleed Training

Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma. On February 11, Healthy Charlotte Alliance members and guests participated in an engaging and informative hands-on Stop The Bleed training with Dr. Cynthia Lauer, Lori Gottlieb, RN, and Dr. Christina Riojas with Atrium Health. Participants learned before you offer any help, to first […]