Animal Shelter Pet Adoptions


Download the 2017 Grant Application here:

HCCF Grant Application 2017 – PDF

HCCF Grant Application 2017 – WORD

Download the 2016 Project Report here:

HCCF 2016 Project Report – PDF

HCCF 2016 Project Report – WORD

***Submission deadline is June 30, 2017***



  • Florio Abbate
  • Jim Ferguson
  • Nancy Pontius
  • Hal Fenner



The Hill Center

Reaching Avery Ministry

Parent to Parent Family Support Network


Mediation & Restorative Justice Center

Mayland Community College

Hunger & Health Coalition

Hospitality House

Historic Banner Elk School

Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation

Crossnore School

Children's Hope Alliance

Casting Bread Food Pantry

Blue Ridge Partnership for Children

Avery Humane Society

Avery County Special Olympics

Avery County Habitat for Humanity

Yellow Mountain Enterprises

Feeding Avery Families

Avery High Key Club

Volunteer Avery County

WAMY Community Action, Inc.

Williams YMCA of Avery County

Western Youth Network






Key Club grant photo 2015


Stefan Smith of The High Country Charitable Foundation presented a grant in support of the Avery High Key Club during the Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk meeting on September 8, 2015. Teresa Shadoin, Key Club Advisor, expressed appreciation and commented on the use of the award for leadership development.




Grandfather Home Check deliveryThe High Country Charitable Foundation, represented by Philip R. Myers, presented a 2015 grant award to the Children’s Hope Alliance on September 20, 2015. Left to right in the photo are Stephanie Knowles, Philip R. Myers and Abigail Lord. Children’s Hope Alliance is the combination of Barium Springs and Grandfather Home for Children joining forces to serve children and families throughout North Carolina.



On September 14, 2015, members of the High Country Charitable Foundation presented the 2015 grant award to Feeding Avery Families President John Cox.





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