Ramble Charitable Fund Awards $65,000 in Grants

Photo courtesy of Getting Back To The Basics.

(May 2021) – The Ramble Charitable Fund recently awarded eight grants totaling $65,000. The Ramble Charitable Fund was established to improve the quality of life in designated Buncombe County communities by supporting education, economic development, health care and other projects that promote community development. With these grants, total grantmaking since 2008 is $584,906.

Recent grants are:

$10,000 to Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity to provide home repair for under-resourced Shiloh homeowners.

$5,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina for a mentoring program for under-resourced youth.

$10,000 to Carolina Day School/Horizons to support a summer enrichment program for under-resourced students.

$7,500 to Children First/Communities In Schools of Buncombe County for an in-school program that provides academic support for under-resourced children.

$10,000 to Getting Back To The Basics for a summer education program to help under-resourced children overcome learning-loss.

$5,000 to Guardian ad Litem Association of Buncombe County to address unmet needs and provide enrichment opportunities for children under DSS care.

$10,000 to Helpmate to provide emergency shelter for domestic violence victims.

$7,500 to North Carolina Arboretum Society to provide Shiloh youth with outdoor educational and recreational opportunities.