The Macon County Community Foundation was established to serve the needs of local nonprofit organizations, donors and charitable causes. The Macon County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation.
Alzheimer's Caregiver Special Needs Endowment
This fund supports the needs of Alzheimer's and dementia patient caregivers in Macon County, NC.
Center for Life Enrichment Endowment
This fund supports the Center for Life Enrichment in providing inspiration and education to the residents of the Highlands area.
Cornerstone Presbyterian Church Endowment
This fund supports scholarships through Cornerstone Presbyterian Church in Franklin, NC.
First Citizens Bank Associates Scholarship Endowment
This fund provides scholarships for Macon County High School graduates majoring in finance.
Franklin Church of Christ, McCollum Drive Scholarship Endowment
This fund provides scholarships beyond high school for Macon County members of the Church of Christ.
Franklin High School Athletic Boosters Scholarship Endowment
This fund provides scholarships for graduates of Franklin High School who have participated in an athletic program.
Franklin High School Boosters Gift Fund
This fund supports the programs and activities of Franklin High School.
Highlands Country Club Scholarship Fund
This fund provides scholarships to high school graduates who have worked at Highlands Country Club, or are children of an employee of Highlands Country Club.
Kids Place Endowment
This fund supports Kids Place in its mission to provide and coordinate services for abused and neglected children.
Literary Council of Highlands Endowment Fund
This fund supports the Literary Council.
Macon County Community Disaster Relief Fund
This fund supports community organizations in Macon County dealing with the aftermath of natural disasters through nonprofit organizations dealing with vital services to the community.
Macon County Historical Society Capital Endowment
This fund supports the Macon County Historical Society.
Macon County Historical Society Operating Endowment
This fund supports general operating expenses of the Macon County Historical Society.
Macon County Public Library Endowment
This fund supports Macon County Public Library.
Macon County Unrestricted Endowment Fund
This fund enables the Macon County Community Foundation to respond to changing community needs and to enhance the quality of community life within the county through annual grants to local nonprofit organizations.
Macon County Youth Endowment
This fund supports the Macon County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council.
Macon Unit #108 American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship Endowment
This fund provides scholarship to female graduates of a Macon County high school who are eligible to be a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.
William V. Mason Scholarship Fund
This fund provides scholarships for graduating seniors from Franklin High School who plan to attend a two-year or four-year college, university, vocational or technical school.
William A. Matthews Foundation Scholarship Endowment
This fund provides scholarships to employees of Wildcat Cliffs Country Club.
Jim McRae Endowment for the Visual Arts
This fund supports charitable uses in the particular field of visual arts in the greater Macon County area.
Judy Moore Memorial Scholarship Endowment
This fund provides scholarships for nursing students with ties to Macon County.
Museum of American Cut and Engraved Glass Endowment
This fund supports the Museum of American Cut and Engraved Glass.
Tom Raby Memorial Scholarship Endowment
This fund provides scholarships for Franklin High School graduates participating in athletics.
The Leland Speed Scholarship Endowment
This fund provides scholarships for individuals who have received or are expecting to receive a high school degree or its equivalent who have worked a minimum of one complete season at Highlands Falls Country Club, or the child of a Club employee.
Brandon Stiwinter Memorial Scholarship Endowment
This fund provides scholarships to Franklin High School graduates who display excellence in a high school sport.
Guy Taylor Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund provides scholarships for graduates of Macon County schools who enroll in undergraduate, full-time programs.
J. Irvine & Jane W. Thornton Fund
This fund supports general charitable purposes.
Nancy Carole Whittington Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund supports Franklin High School for the purpose of providing scholarships.