The Yancey Fund


Blue Ridge Partnership for Children received $20,000 to fund a parent education program for families of children ages birth through eight. Photo courtesy of Blue Ridge Partnership for Children.  

The Yancey Fund serves donors and nonprofits in Yancey County.  This endowment fund was established in 1998 by caring individuals who recognized the importance of a permanent charitable resource to support the ever-changing needs and opportunities in Yancey County.

Contributions made to The Yancey Fund are pooled and invested by The Community Foundation.  Proceeds from the investments are used to make grants while the original gifts remain intact, continuing to grow for the benefit of future generations.

Nonprofit organizations and public institutions may apply to The Yancey Fund for support. Guidelines and application information for Yancey Fund Grants are online. The deadline to apply is March 1.

You can make a difference in Yancey County by making a tax-deductible gift of cash, securities, life insurance or real estate.  By pooling your gift with those of your neighbors, you can provide significant support for local needs.

For information on recent grants awarded by The Yancey Fund and other news and events, go to the links on the right side of this page.

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