The Fund For Haywood County

The Fund For Haywood County seeks to inspire philanthropy and strengthen charitable organizations serving Haywood County.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina was awarded $3,141 to implement a "Bigs in Blue" program to recruit officers and support personnel to match with struggling students in the Haywood County Schools in one-on-one mentoring relationships in community and school-based programs. Photo courtesy of Big Brothers Big Sisters WNC.

Creating a Lasting Resource

The Fund for Haywood County serves donors and nonprofits. This endowment fund was established in 1994 by caring individuals who recognized the importance of a permanent charitable capital resource to support the ever-changing needs and opportunities in Haywood County.

Contributions made to The Fund for Haywood County are pooled and invested by The Community Foundation. Proceeds from the investments are used to make grants while the original gifts remain intact, continuing to grow for the benefit of future generations.

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How to Apply

Nonprofit organizations and public institutions may apply to The Fund for Haywood County for support. Review the guidelines and application information for The Fund for Haywood County grant programs for more details. The deadline to apply is the first Friday in February.

How to Contribute

You can make a difference in Haywood County by making a tax-deductible gift of cash, securities, life insurance or real estate. By pooling your gift with those of your neighbors, you can provide significant support for local needs.

Join people like you who love Haywood County and want the best for our communities.