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


2020 Grants

2020 Grant Application: Word | PDF


2019 Grants

Download the 2019 Grant Report: PDF | Word

2019 Grant Recipients:

  • Lees-McRae College
  • The Jason Project
  • Hospitality House
  • Volunteer Avery County
  • Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk Foundation
  • Blue Ridge Partnership for Children
  • Spirit Ride
  • The Hill Center
  • WAMY Community Action, Inc.
  • 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 Book Exchange
  • Avery County Habitat for Humanity
  • Avery Humane Society
  • Children’s Hope Alliance
  • Crossnore School
  • Mediation & Restorative Justice Center
  • Mountain Alliance for Teens
  • OASIS, Inc.
  • Parent to Parent Family Support Network

Distributing 2019 Grants

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

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Drive Through Distribution Friday: Need food in Avery County? Come to our center behind Carolina BBQ in Newland on May 22 or June 5, 830-11 AM or 1-4 PM. Each family gets groceries, frozen meat, fresh produce, bread & more. PLEASE SHARE. Read more at ... See MoreSee Less

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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. 2020 marks our SIXTH year serving Avery County! We look forward to many more.

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The goal of the Foundation is to support local Avery County charitable services.

2020 Grant Applications NOW AVAILABLE.

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Why We Do What We Do

Watch our new video about the mission and purpose of the High Country Charitable Foundation.

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