About our foundation.
Formed to promote, educate, preserve and celebrate the state's gold heritage, the North Carolina Gold Foundation is operated and managed by members of this 501(c)(3) organization. As such, any donations made to the North Carolina Gold Foundation are tax deductible, following the U.S. Internal Revenue Service regulations including those outlined in Code Section 170.
This will be a festival designed to educate, promote, and highlight the gold and gem heritage of the region through entertainment, tours, and events during the spring. The festival will serve as a promotional tool. The Festival will also help foster partnerships with local businesses, surrounding county businesses, and regional groups interested in promoting the captivating history of the area using the gold prospecting heritage as a catalyst.