Grants awarded

2017 grants awarded

The Swain County Community Foundation awarded more than $6,900 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations, including:

  • $1,000 to Fontana Regional Library
  • $1,950 to Guiding Sheep Ministries, Inc.
  • $500 to Hospice House Foundation of WNC
  • $500 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • $1,000 to Reach Out and Read
  • $1,000 to Swain County School System Athletic Department
  • $1,000 to Swain Family Intervention Services, Inc.

2016 grants awarded

The Swain County Community Foundation awarded more than $7,400 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations. Recipients were:

  • Teen Challenge of the Smokies
  • Mainspring Conservation Trust, Inc.
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Fontana Regional Library 

2015 grants awarded

  • Blue Ridge Mountains Health Project, Inc. aka Blue Ridge Free Dental
  • Medicforce
  • Pretty In Pink Foundation
  • Reach Out and Read
  • Swain County Public Schools

2014 grants awarded

  • Barium Springs
  • Barium Springs Home For Children
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC
  • Bryson City Food Pantry, Inc.
  • Community Services of Swain, Inc.
  • Girl Scouts - Peaks to Piedmont - Asheville Office
  • Marianna Black Library
  • MedicForce
  • Mountain Mediation Services
  • PAWS: Placing Animals Within Society
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Sabbath House
  • Smoky Mountain Community Theatre
  • Southwestern Community College Foundation
  • Swain County 4-H
  • Swain Youth Soccer Association, Inc.
  • Swain/Qualla Safe, Inc.
  • Sweet Thoughts Alzheimers Support Group

2013 grants awarded

  • Barium Springs
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC
  • Bryson City Food Pantry, Inc.
  • Community Services of Swain, Inc.
  • Girl Scouts - Peaks to Piedmont - Asheville Office
  • Marianna Black Library
  • MedicForce
  • Mountain Mediation Services
  • Mountain Projects, Inc.
  • PAWS: Placing Animals Within Society
  • Sabbath House
  • Smoky Mountain Community Theatre
  • Southwestern Community College Foundation
  • Swain County 4-H
  • Swain County Genealogical and Historical Society
  • Swain Youth Soccer Association, Inc.
  • Swain/Qualla Safe, Inc.
  • Sweet Thoughts Alzheimers Support Group

2012 grants awarded

  • Girls on the Run of Western North Carolina, Inc.
  • MedicForce
  • Swain County Middle School-Summber Adventure Program