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


2024 Grants

2024 Grant Application

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2023 Grants

2023 Grant Project Report

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2023 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 Community Care Clinic
  • Ensemble Stage
  • Feeding Avery Families
  • Grandfather Mtn. Stewardship Foundation
  • High Country Caregivers
  • Holston Center
  • Hospitality House of Northwest NC
  • Hunger & Health Coalition
  • Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk Foundation
  • Lees McRae College
  • Linville Volunteer Fire Dept
  • Mediation & Restorative Justice Center
  • 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

Christmas Grants:

  • Reaching Avery Ministries “Avery Project Christmas”
  • Avery County Sheriff’s Office – “Shop with a Cop”

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

The High Country Charitable Foundation holds an annual fundraising event in Banner Elk, North Carolina. Stay tuned for information regarding the 2024 Event.

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