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


2023 Grants

2023 Grant Application

Grant applications are now open. Due June 30, 2023.

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2022 Grants

2022 Grant Report

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2022 Grant Recipients

  • Avery Association for Exceptional Citizens: “Yellow Mtn”
  • Avery County DARE Program
  • Avery County Habitat for Humanity
  • Avery Humane Society
  • Banner Elk Book Exchange
  • Banner Elk Fire & Rescue Foundation
  • Blue Ridge Partnership for Children
  • Community Care Clinic
  • Ensemble Stage
  • Feeding Avery Families
  • Grandfather Mtn. Stewardship Foundation
  • High Country Caregivers
  • Hill Learning Center
  • Holston Center
  • Hospitality House of Northwest NC
  • Hunger & Health Coalition
  • Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk Foundation
  • Lees McRae
  • LIFE Village
  • Linville Volunteer Fire Department
  • Mediation & Restorative Justice Center
  • Mountain Alliance for Teens
  • NC Rush Mountain – Soccer Club
  • Parent to Parent Family Support Network
  • Pisgah Legal Services
  • Reaching Avery Ministry (RAM)
  • Spirit Ride Therapeutic Riding Center
  • The Jason Project, Inc /”The Grandfather Project”
  • Volunteer Avery County
  • WAMY Community Action
  • Western Youth Network – Avery Mentoring Program
  • Williams YMCA of Avery County

Grant Recipients in the News

High Country Charitable Foundation Grant Checks Released: Over Half a Million Dollars
High Country Charitable Fund awards grants to local nonprofits
Grandfather Mountain’s Eco Watch complements fifth-grade science curriculum
High Country Charitable Foundation Grant Presentations
Feeding Avery Families’ year in review
HCCF distributes numerous community grants
Hunger and Health Coalition takes Backpack Program mobile

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


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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. 2022 marks our EIGHTH year serving Avery County! We look forward to many more.

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