Recent Grants

Since 1999, The Fund for Mitchell County, in partnership with The Community Foundation, has awarded 78 grants totaling $695,549.

Mitchell County Schools received $3,000 to provide books for its Summer Reading Cafe. Photo courtesy of Mitchell County Schools. 

Spring 2018


Mitchell County Animal Rescue - $613 for general support. 

Mitchell County Shepherd's Staff - $613 for its food pantry.

Mitchell County Group Home - $614 to purchase a TV for its residents.

Fall 2017

Mitchell County SafePlace
- $20,000 to replace an eroding bridge providing the only ingress and egress for its Emergency Shelter, Victims' Outreach Center and Transitional House.

Mitchell County Schools - $3,000 to provide books for its Summer Reading Cafe.

Spruce Pine United Methodist Church/Lamplighters Afterschool Literacy Program - $20,000 to fund a Literacy Coordinator position and Orton-Gillingham training to serve students with specific learning disabilities, including dyslexia.

Toe River Health District - $7,500 to provide basic necessities to low-income people.

Spring 2017

Mitchell County Animal Rescue
- $1,000 for general support.

UMC Lamplighters - $1,000 for their After School Reading and Enrichment Program (Spruce Pine United Methodist Church serves as fiscal sponsor).


Grants since inception.

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