Grants awarded

2019 grants awarded

Through its community grants program, the Watauga County Community Foundation awarded more than $21,000 to local nonprofit organizations, including:

  • $1,250 to Spirit Ride, Inc. for scholarship funding
  • $2,500 to Children’s Council of Watauga County, Inc. for the Family Literacy Program
  • $3,000 to the Back 2 School Festival for the event
  • $1,500 to Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture for their effort to increase equitable access to healthy local food
  • $500 to Appalachian Regional Library for their 2019 Good Neighbor Project: Stories of Hope and Recovery
  • $1,500 to the Hospitality House of the Boone area for the Hospitality House Garden Revitalization Project
  • $1,500 to Mountain Alliance for the School’s Out Afterschool Academic Support Program
  • $1,000 to the Children’s Playhouse for program support
  • $1,025 to the Watauga County Habitat for Humanity for Financial Literacy for Homeowners
  • $1,000 to Foscoe Grandfather Community Center for an upgraded playground area
  • $500 to the Watauga County Arts Council for a space for the ARTS at ArtSpace
  • $6,000 to the Hunger and Health Coalition for a fresh market and free pharmacy

2018 grants awarded

The Watauga County Community Foundation awards more than $22,000 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations, including:

  • $2,000 to Back 2 School Festival
  • $2,000 to Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture
  • $1,500 to Children's Council of Watauga County, Inc.
  • $3,000 to F.A.R.M. Cafe, Inc.
  • $500 to In/Visible Arts
  • $1,250 to Mountain Alliance
  • $500 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • $1,250 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC
  • $2,250 to Spirit Ride Inc.
  • $500 to Two Rivers Community School
  • $2,000 to WAMY Community Action, Inc.
  • $1,600 to Watauga County Habitat for Humanity
  • $2,500 to Watauga County Historical Society
  • $1,250 to Western Youth Network

2017 grants awarded

The Watauga County Community Foundation awarded $20,000 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations. Recipients were:

  • $2,000 to Appalachian Regional Library
  • $4,000 to Hospitality House
  • $2,000 to Hunger and Health Coalition
  • $2,000 to Mountain Alliance
  • $1,500 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC
  • $2,500 to Spirit Ride Inc.
  • $3,000 to The Children's Playhouse
  • $1,000 to Two Rivers Community School
  • $2,000 to Western Youth Network

2016 grants awarded

The Watauga County Community Foundation awarded more than $20,000 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations. Recipients were:

  • Western Youth Network
  • Hospitality House
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC
  • The Blowing Rock Att and History Museum
  • Mountain Alliance
  • Hunger and Health Coalition
  • Spirt Ride Inc.
  • Valle Crucis Community Park
  • Blue Ridge Conservancy
  • The Children's Playhouse
  • High Country CSA (c/o Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture)
  • Foscoe Grandfather Community Center 

2015 grants awarded

  • Blue Ridge Conservancy Public Educational Hikes
  • Family Literacy Program
  • Annual Equinie Wellcare Costs
  • Lettuce Learn Project
  • Winter Farmers Market
  • Partner Agency Support-Rural Delivery Fees
  • Scholarship Memberships to The Children's Playhouse
  • Valle Crucis Community Park Welcome and Environmental Education Center
  • Healthy Homes
  • Coat Drive/Basci Buckets

2014 grants awarded

  • Appalachian Regional Library
  • Blue Ridge Conservancy
  • F. A. R. M. Cafe, Inc.
  • High Country Pathways
  • Hospitality House of the Boone Area
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina
  • The Hunger and Health Coalition, Inc.
  • The Mountain Alliance
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • University of South Carolina - Columbia
  • Valle Crucis Community Park, Inc.
  • Watauga Humane Society
  • Western Youth Network, Inc.
  • Women's Fund of the Blue Ridge

2013 grants awarded

  • Listing to come

2012 grants awarded

  • Appalachian District Health Department
  • Appalachian State University - Sponsored Programs
  • Appalachian Women's Fund
  • Barium Springs Home for Children
  • Carolina Cross Connection
  • Children's Council of Watauga County, Inc.
  • Friends of Watauga County Public Library
  • High Country United Way, Inc.
  • North Carolina Theatre Conference
  • Parkway School
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina
  • The Children's Playhouse
  • TRIO at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
  • Valle Crucis Community Park, Inc.
  • WAMY Community Action

2011 grants awarded

  • AIDS Leadership Foothills-Area Alliance
  • American Red Cross - Watauga County
  • Appalachian State University - Sponsored Programs
  • Barium Springs Home for Children
  • Blowing Rock Community Arts Center Foundation, Inc.
  • Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture
  • Carolina Cross Connection
  • Children's Council of Watauga County
  • Hospitality House of the Boone Area
  • Middle Fork Greenway Association
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • The Children's Playhouse
  • The Mountain Alliance
  • TRIO at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
  • WAMY Community Action
  • Watauga Humane Society

2010 grants awarded

  • Appalachian Senior Companion Program
  • Appalachian State University
  • Carolina Cross Connection
  • Children's Council of Watauga County
  • Foundation of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
  • Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail
  • High Country United Way, Inc.
  • Hospitality House of the Boone Area
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Rainbow Center - Children and Family Services
  • The Children's Playhouse
  • The Hunger and Health Coalition, Inc.
  • The Mountain Alliance
  • Watauga Humane Society

2009 grants awarded

  • AIDS Leadership Foothills-Area Alliance
  • Appalachian Coalition for Just and Sustainable Communities
  • Appalachian Senior Companion Program
  • Blowing Rock Stage Company
  • Children's Council of Watauga County
  • Rainbow Center - Children and Family Services
  • The Children's Playhouse
  • Valle Crucis Community Park, Inc.
  • Valle Crucis School
  • WAMY Community Action
  • Watauga Humane Society
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