Haywood County Community Foundation

The Haywood County Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes and partner for donors. HCCF was founded in 1994 and is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets through the creation of permanent endowments, makes grants and leverages leadership – all for the benefit of Haywood County.

The HCCF, through the NC Community Foundation, makes it easy to become a philanthropist, whatever your means or charitable goals. You can open an endowment for your favorite cause at any time – or contribute to an existing fund in any amount.

The HCCF board advises the Haywood County Community Fund, the unrestricted community grantmaking fund, to support local needs. This competitive grants program is held annually. Because advisory board members live and work in Haywood County, they can leverage resources to help meet local needs and access opportunities.

Meet our board

Our affiliate is an all-volunteer organization with advisory board members who reflect the community we serve.

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We’re here to help! Connect with the NCCF staff member in your community.

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