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

Grants

2018 GRANT RECIPIENTS:

  • 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

DISTRIBUTING 2018 GRANTS

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

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HCCF was honored to provide a grant to the The Jason Project this year. We exist to support programs like this. We are so grateful to all of our generous donors, and thankful for Mr. Nipper's inspired vision for youth outreach. "Our underlying goal in “The Grandfather Challenge” program is to use the adventure of mountain hiking and climbing, coupled with the leadership skills and experience of our hike leaders, to teach at-risk kids that through perseverance and commitment, they can overcome their unique challenges in life." James Nipper, The Jason Project/The Grandfather Challenge ... 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. 2019 marks our FIFTH year serving Avery County! We look forward to many more.

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Grants

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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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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