Helping those in need in Avery County, N.C.



  • Lees-McRae College
  • The Jason Project
  • Hospitality House
  • Volunteer Avery County
  • Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk Foundation/Avery High Key Club
  • Blue Ridge Partnership for Children
  • Spirit Ride
  • The Hill Center
  • WAMY Community Action, Inc.
  • Western Youth Network
  • Williams YMCA of Avery County
  • Feeding Avery Families
  • Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation
  • Reaching Avery Ministry
  • Avery County Special Olympics
  • Hunger & Health Coalition
  • Yellow Mountain Enterprises
  • Historic Banner Elk School
  • Avery County Habitat for Humanity
  • Avery Humane Society
  • Casting Bread Food Pantry
  • Children’s Hope Alliance
  • Crossnore School
  • Mediation & Restorative Justice Center
  • The Avery Cooperative Extension Center – Heritage Park
  • Mountain Alliance for Teens
  • OASIS, Inc.
  • Parent to Parent Family Support Network


We welcome inquiries about applying for future grants. Feel free to contact us with any questions.

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Going strong in our fifth year serving Avery County, looking forward to many more. Please feel free to watch and share this video, which offers a personal look at what we do, and why we do it. We love this community and are honored to be a part of it. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks to Daniel Hickman, great job.

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We've just recently reached 100 likes! Thank you to all of our dear FB friends and supporters, near and far. ... See MoreSee Less

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Amazing people at ER

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The High Country Charitable Foundation, Inc.

WOW! Our fifth annual Dinner Dance Fundraiser tonight was a HUGE success! Thank you to all who participated. ... See MoreSee Less

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And THANK YOU to Elk River Club for providing the most beautiful venue. We appreciate all of your hard work!

Best one yet!

Thank you for allowing us to bring Boozie and Eston. They had a great time greeting everyone.

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Annual Dinner Dance Fundraiser

HCCF holds an annual Dinner Dance Fundraiser each summer at Elk River Club in Banner Elk, NC. 2019 marks our FIFTH year serving Avery County! We look forward to many more.

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The goal of the Foundation is to fill the needs of the charities in and around Avery County, N.C.

Grant Applications for 2019 are available for download.

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