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The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina inspires philanthropy and mobilizes resources to enrich lives and communities in Western North Carolina.

  • 1,100+ Philanthropic Funds
  • $348M Total Assets December 2019
  • $20M+ Grants to Nonprofits in Fiscal Year 2019
  • $254M+ Total Grants Since Inception in 1978

Friends, Neighbors, Philanthropists

"I am a big believer in the idea of abundance - the opposite of the mindset where people hold on to money as tightly as possible. I believe that if you share the advantages you have, you spread the light and feel the light grow in your own heart."

- Charles Snider, Fundholder

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