Recent Grants

Since 1998, The Yancey Fund, in partnership with The Community Foundation, has awarded 189 grants totaling $1,643,108.

Photo courtesy of Dig In! Yancey Community Garden.

Spring 2024 - Grants totaling $120,485

$4,000 to Annabelle's Haven to install a culvert for machinery to access a building site.

$9,000 to Appalachian Therapeutic Riding Center for children to attend a summer enrichment program.

$10,000 to Dig In! Yancey Community Garden for a community-based, commercial composter.

$9,000 to Feed-A-Child WNC for a permanent facility to stock, bag, and distribute healthy snacks to children experiencing food insecurity.

$10,000 to High Country Area Agency on Aging for a program that supports caregivers of dementia patients.

$5,000 to Mountain Community Health Partnership for urinalysis lab analyzers needed for diagnostic healthcare services.

$9,000 to M.Y. Life Center for an education program for pregnant women and their families.

$5,000 to MY Neighbors for a volunteer driving program that provides transportation for medical appointments, shopping and other personal errands.

$4,500 to Parkway Playhouse of Burnsville for repairs to the theater.

$10,000 to Partners Aligned Toward Health (PATH) for a summer program that delivers food and other necessary items to low-income households.

$10,000 to Pisgah Legal Services to provide free civil legal assistance to, and advocacy for, low-income survivors of domestic violence and child abuse.

$10,000 to Southern Reconciliation Ministries to purchase food for its pantry.

$3,985 to THRIVE Appalachia for a youth enrichment program that teaches craft skills and financial education.

$5,000 to Toe River Aggregation Center Training Organization Regional (TRACTOR) to provide fresh locally-grown produce to people experiencing food insecurity.

$3,000 to WAMY Community Action to provide home repairs for low-income households.

$4,000 to Yancey County Health Department to purchase gynecological equipment and train nurses in its use.

$2,000 to Yancey County Humane Society to support a spay and neuter clinic.

$7,000 to Yancey County Schools to enhance STEM instruction at four elementary schools.

See all grants since inception. Download Grant History.

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