About Us

Mission: The Eshelman Foundation strives to strengthen North Carolina by improving the quality of life for children living in our local communities through support of solution-based programs that focus on pediatric health care and educational-related issues.

Vision: The Eshelman Foundation will be a distinctive leader in strengthening the health and education of children in North Carolina by investing in programs that:

  • Promote equality and foster awareness across all social, economic, and ethnic groups.
  • Deploy a multifaceted, team approach that contributes to a healthy, energetic youth population committed to service and teamwork.
  • Encourage and reward innovation and excellence in education.
  • Empower communities by bolstering local resources and networks that positively influence children's lives.
  • Demonstrate success through measurable improvements in the health status of children served.