Community grants available from the Watauga County Community Foundation (March 2021)

The board of advisors of the Watauga County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local community.

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations serving the local community in Watauga County and will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund and the Armfield and Rachel Rivers Coffey Memorial Fund. Grants generally range between $1,000 and $2,500. Larger amounts may be considered for projects or initiatives with the potential to achieve significant positive impact for Watauga County.

Applications are available beginning Friday, March 5. Visit this page for information about applying. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, April 6.

Grants are not available for regranting purposes, capital campaigns, capital improvements, out-of-state travel or for individuals. Funds are awarded by the board of advisors of the Watauga County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for our nonprofits to expand their impact in our local community,” said Stephen Poulos, board president. “We are excited to partner with our nonprofit community to continue supporting Watauga.”

For further information, contact Tyran Hill, NCCF program officer, at or (828) 772-1886.