Grants awarded

2018 grants awarded

The Macon County Community Foundation has awarded more than $13,900 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations, including:

  • $500 to the Blue Ridge Mountains Health Project, Inc., doing business as the Blue Ridge Free Dental Clinic
  • $2,000 to the Counseling and Psychotherapy Center of Highlands
  • $1,869 to the International Friendship Center
  • $500 to the Macon County Humane Society, Inc, doing business as the Appalachian Animal Rescue Center
  • $750 to the Macon Program
  • $500 to Macon TRACS, Inc.
  • $1,000 to NAMI Appalachian South, NC
  • $800 to Resources, Education, Assistance, Counseling, and Housing of Macon County, Inc.
  • $1,551 to the Mountain Retreat & Learning Center
  • $1,500 to Thirtieth Judicial District Domestic Violence‐Sexual Assault Alliance, Inc.
  • $2,500 to Union Academy
  • $500 to the Western North Carolina AIDS Project 

2017 grants awarded

The Macon County Community Foundation has awarded more than $13,900 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations. Recipients were:

  • Blue Ridge Mountains Health Project, Inc. aka Blue Ridge Free Dental Clinic
  • Chattooga Conservancy
  • Children's Hope Alliance
  • Fontana Regional Library
  • Friends of the Greenway, Inc.
  • Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust
  • Hospice House Foundation of WNC
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • South Macon Elementary School

2016 grants awarded

The Macon County Community Foundation has awarded more than $13,900 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations. Recipients were:

  • Blue Ridge Mountains Health Project, Inc.
  • Children's Hope Alliance
  • Fontana Regional Library
  • Highlands Biological Foundation, Inc.
  • Hospice House Foundation of WNC
  • KIDS Place (Kids InterDisciplinary Services, Inc.)
  • Literacy Council of Highlands, Inc.
  • Macon TRACS, Inc.
  • Mountain Mediation Services
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Resources, Education, Assistance, Counseling, and Housing of Macon County, Inc.
  • Smoky Mountain Pregnancy Care Center
  • The Bascom
  • The Counseling and Psychotherapy Center of Highlands 

2015 grants awarded

The Macon County Community Foundation has awarded more than $13,200 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations. Recipients were:

  • Blue Ridge Mountains Health Project
  • Community Care Clinic of Franklin, Inc.
  • Fontana Regional library
  • Kids InterDisciplinary Services, Inc. (KIDS Place)
  • Literacy Council of Highlands
  • Macon County Art Association
  • Macon TRACS
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • REACH of Macon County
  • The Bascom
  • The Counseling and Psychotherapy Center of Highlands
  • The Gordon Center for Children

2014 grants awarded

  • Blue Ridge Mountain Health Project
  • Fontana Regional Library
  • Kids InterDisciplinary Services, Inc. (KIDS Place)
  • Literacy Council of Highlands
  • Macon County Art Association
  • Macon County Care Network
  • Peggy Crosby Community Service Center
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • REACH of Macon County

2013 grants awarded

  • Angel Medical Center
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Health Project
  • Center for Life Enrichment
  • Community Care Clinic of Franklin, Inc.
  • Friends of the Greenway
  • Girls on the Run of Western North Carolina, Inc.
  • Highlands Community Child Development Center, Inc.
  • Kids InterDisciplinary Services, Inc. (KIDS Place)
  • Literacy Council of Highlands
  • Macon County Art Association
  • Macon County Care Network
  • Martin Lipscomb Performing Arts Center
  • Mountain Projects, Inc.
  • NAMI Appalachian South
  • One Dozen Who Care
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Reach of Macon County
  • Smoky Mountain Pregnancy Care Center
  • Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild
  • Vecinos, Inc.

2012 grants awarded

  • Angel Medical Center
  • Arts Council of Macon County
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Health Project
  • Community Care Clinic of Highlands - Cashiers, Inc.
  • Folk Heritage Association of Macon County
  • Gilliam's Coalition
  • Girls on the Run of Western North Carolina, Inc.
  • Habitat for Humanity International - Macon County
  • Highlands Community Child Development Center, Inc.
  • Highlands Community Theatre
  • Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Foundation, Inc.
  • Kids InterDisciplinary Services, Inc. (KIDS Place)
  • Macon County Historical Society
  • Nantahala Community Development Club
  • Noah's Ark Humane Society
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina