Recent Grants

Since 1999, the Black Mountain - Swannanoa Valley Endowment Fund, in partnership with CFWNC, has awarded 176 grants totaling $1,299,080.

Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity was awarded $10,000 for a home repair program for low-income people. Photo courtesy of Habitat.

Spring 2022 - Grants totaling $114,160

Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity - $10,000 for a home repair program for low-income people.

Babies Need Bottoms - $3,000 for a diaper-assistance program for low-income families.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina - $1,000 to support volunteer mentor recruitment.

Black Mountain Center for the Arts - $6,244 to upgrade computers and other technology.

Black Mountain Counseling Center - $10,000 to provide mental health services for uninsured and under-insured people.

Bounty & Soul - $7,000 to support a cooking and nutrition program for youth.

Charles D. Owen High School - $10,000 for physical fitness equipment.

Children's Cancer Partners of the Carolinas - $2,488 for treatment access to children battling cancer.

Christmount Christian Assembly/Camp Lakey Gap - $2,500 for an environmental education program for children.

Food Connection - $10,000 to support drivers and a mobile market.

Friends and Neighbors of Swannanoa - $4,000 to help maintain its community garden and pavilion.

Helping at Risk Kids - $10,000 to assist children under DSS care with unmet needs.

Meals on Wheels of Asheville and Buncombe County - $10,000 to provide food for homebound seniors.

Ministry of Hope - $7,928 to provide support services to women re-entering society after being incarcerated.

Swannanoa Valley Child Care Council/Donald S. Collins Early Learning Center - $7,000 to provide child care support for substitute teachers.

Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry - $10,000 to purchase essential household items for low-income and homeless people.

Volunteer Now (Pubcorps LLC) - $3,000 for a volunteer program that delivers prepared food to low-income people.

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