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


2021 Grants

The 2021 Grant Application is NOW AVAILABLE: WORD | PDF

Grant applications are due June 30, 2021.

Feel free to contact us with any questions.

2020 Grants

Download the 2020 Grant Report: PDF | Word

2020 Grant Recipients:

  • Avery County Humane Society
  • Avery Habitat for Humanity
  • Banner Elk Book Exchange
  • Blue Ridge Partnership for Children
  • Crossnore School
  • Feeding Avery Families
  • High Country Caregivers
  • Hill Learning Center
  • Holston Pres Camp
  • Hospitality House
  • Hunger & Health Coalition
  • Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk
  • Lee King Non-Profit Class Lees McRae
  • Linville VFD (Water Rescue)
  • Mediation & Restorative Justice Center
  • Mountain Alliance for Teens
  • OASIS, Inc.
  • Pisgah Legal Services
  • Spirit Ride
  • The Jason Project
  • Volunteer Avery County
  • WAMY
  • Western Youth Network
  • Yellow Mountain Enterprises
  • YMCA Avery County

2020 Recipients in the News

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.

The 2021 grant application is NOW AVAILABLE. Grant applications are due June 30, 2021.

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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. 2021 marks our SEVENTH year serving Avery County! We look forward to many more.

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If you don't know about The High Country Charitable Foundation, Inc.and the amazingly great work they do in our community, please take the time to watch this video and learn about them and some of the wonderful non-profits in our area. You might even see some people you recognize around the 4 1/2 minute mark! ... See MoreSee Less

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