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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
  • $327M Total Assets September 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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Latest from Our Foundation

News & Publications

Focus Area Grants of $1.4 Million Announced

November 22, 2019

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Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Event

CFWNC will be closed for New Years on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. We will reopen at 9:00am on Thursday, January 2, 2020.

14 December 2019

Event

CFWNC will be closing at 1:00pm Tuesday, December 24, 2019. We will reopen at 9:00am on Thursday, December 26, 2019.

14 December 2019

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