Grants awarded

2021 grants awarded

The Swain County Community Foundation and the Youth are our Future Endowment awarded more than $10,100 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations, including:

  • $2,870 to Smoky Mountain Pregnancy Care Center for Mobile Medical Unit Outreach
  • $2,000 to the Giving Spoon for food and supplies
  • $1,500 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina project
  • $1,250 to Meridian Behavioral Health Services for Swain County Consumer Support
  • $1,000 to Bryson City United Methodist Church/Pass It on Café for operating expenses
  • $1,000 to Hawthorn Heights WNC Inc. for operating expenses
  • $500 to North Carolina Symphony for Virtual Interactive Stage for Swain County Students

Grants awarded

2020 grants awarded

The Swain County Community Foundation and the Youth are our Future Endowment awarded more than $8,400 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations, including: 

  • $3,466 to the Bryson City Food Pantry for general operating support
  • $2,000 to the Fontana Regional Library for book collection for childcare centers in 2020
  • $500 to the Meridian Behavioral Health Services for support for Swain clients
  • $754 to the Mountain Projects to advertise the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period for 2021
  • $500 to the North Carolina Symphony for virtual music education programs for Swain County
  • $1,250 to Reach Out and Read for general operating support in Swain County

2019 grants awarded

The Swain County Community Foundation awarded $9,950 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations, including:

  • American Red Cross - Western North Carolina Chapter
  • Bryson City Food Pantry
  • Children's Hope Alliance
  • Fontana Regional Library
  • Swain County Schools

2018 grants awarded

The Swain County Community Foundation awarded more than $11,900 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations, including:

  • $1,000 to Autism Society of North Carolina
  • $2,500 to Big Brother Big Sisters of Western North Carolina
  • $3,500 to Bryson City Food Pantry
  • $1,430 to Fontana Regional Library
  • $500 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • $500 to Reach Out and Read
  • $2,500 to Swain County School

2017 grants awarded

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

  • $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
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