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

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Our sole target area is Avery County, North Carolina. The goal of the Foundation is to fill the needs of Avery County local charities who might otherwise fall through the cracks of some larger, national charitable organizations.

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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 support local Avery County charitable services.

Current Grant Applications 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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