The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina



The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina was established in 1978 to build a permanent pool of charitable capital for the 18 counties of Western North Carolina including the Qualla Boundary.

The foundation works with individuals, families and corporations to create and manage charitable funds and make grants to nonprofits or public agencies in the region.



    

Recent News from Community Foundation of Western North Carolina


Around the Region: Local Nonprofits Use Community Focus to Achieve Results
Foundation: Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

In North Carolina's Haywood County, water is a local matter. Every stream, stream, and even the Pigeon River begin their journey downstream as springs, rainfall, or runoff accumulate high in the...more

Mcdowell Endowment Announces $53300 in Grants to Nonprofits
Foundation: Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina will get $2,000 to help with its mentoring program, while the Black Mountain Counseling Center will get $5,000 to provide mental health services to...more

The Fund for Mitchell County Awards Grants Totaling $30,930
Foundation: Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

The Fund for Mitchell County in western North Carolina has given more than $860,000 to local nonprofits since it was established in 1999, and this year it has given out $30,930 to 10 organizations,...more

Community Foundation of Western North Carolina Doles out $1.5 Million in Grants
Foundation: Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina has awarded more than $1.4 million in grants to dozens of nonprofits in the region, with a focus on early childhood development, food and farming,...more

Cfwnc Awards over $190K in Area Grants
Foundation: Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina is making a splash with its latest round of grants. The group has awarded $190,365 in grants in the areas of early childhood development, food...more

Community Foundation awards scholarships - Smoky Mountain News
Foundation: Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) recently approved scholarships totaling $558000 to 96 WNC students in 53 schools in...more

Community Foundation awards scholarships totaling $558000 across 19 counties
Foundation: Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

Wise received a scholarship from Community Foundation of Western North Carolina. Photo by Jamie...more

Ray McKesson honored with Order of the Long Leaf Pine - McDowell News
Foundation: Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

... McDowell Technical Community Foundation and the McDowell Endowment Board, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Western North...more



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