Summer 2019 - Grants totaling $141,000
- The Bascom - $10,000 for its Cashiers Community Outreach and Education Initiative, including the scholarship program, instructors, and materials.
- Blue Ridge Mountains Health Project - $10,000 to increase access to free preventive dental services and dental health education for low-income residents of the Cashiers area.
- Boys & Girls Club of the Plateau - $10,000 for Academic Success programming, which includes homework help, supplemental academic material, and tutoring.
- Cashiers Valley Preschool - $10,000 to purchase supplies, toys, equipment, and furnishings for a new toddler room and an awning cover for the sidewalk entrance to the room.
- Cashiers-Highlands Humane Society - $10,000 for 7 weeks of Critter Camp, a new summer camp program for rising first through sixth graders.
- Community Care Clinic of Highlands-Cashiers - $10,000 for general operating support.
- Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry - $10,000 for food purchases.
- Friends of Panthertown - $10,000 to support its ongoing forest stewardship and conservation mission, promote volunteer work days, and cover operating expenses necessary to coordinate volunteers.
- Hampton School - $10,000 to provide high-quality child care for children ages twelve months to twelve years in a safe and nurturing learning environment.
- Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust - $6,500 to support the Education Coordinator for its Kids in Nature program, who will oversee all aspects of the program, including scheduling, curriculum planning, and implementation.
- Mountain Projects/Circles of Hope Cashiers - $7,500 for direct service personnel, supplies, educational materials, and incentives for its financial sustainability program.
- Mountain Youth Charities/Junior Appalachian Musicians-Blue Ridge - $7,000 to support its afterschool community music program for children.
- Pisgah Legal Services - $10,000 to expand its provision of free civil legal assistance and advocacy to low-income people who live and work in and around Cashiers.
- Summit Charter School - $10,000 to implement Place-Based Learning initiatives for more than 250 Cashiers-area students.
- The Village Green - $10,000 to install public Wi-Fi broadband access for the 13.2 acres of central community park space in Cashiers.
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