Avery-Mitchell-Yancey (AMY) Regional Library - $15,000 to implement One World, Many Stories, a children's program bringing into its four libraries multicultural story times, involving sensory activities and mindfulness programming.
Parkway Playhouse - $10,000 to support its Reading is Alive project, a theatre outreach program serving rural children.
The Family Violence Coalition - $20,000 to support the Empowerment to Independence program which helps domestic violence victims become independent.
Appalachian Therapeutic Riding Center - $19,260 to engage 12 adults with disabilities in a training program to help them find employment.
Camp Spring Creek Outreach - $16,500 to help fund a Public Relations and Communications Director to build the capacity of the organization by increasing revenue that will help train more teachers for children with dyslexia.
Yancey County Schools - $20,000 to upgrade the community-based teaching kitchen at Mountain Heritage High School.
Graham Children's Health Services of Toe River, Inc. - $20,000 for a summer food program that will deliver food boxes to 100 to low-income families with children.
Bakersville United Methodist Church Food Pantry - $6,400 to purchase food to feed an additional 100 families.
Blue Ridge Partnership for Children (formerly Mitchell-Yancey Partnership for Children) – two grants:
1) $5,000 to fund the Yancey Early Childhood Initiative (YECI)'s professional facilitator.
2) $4,000 to complete YECI Phase 1 work.
Dig In! Yancey Community Garden - $17,500 to implement a Mobile Kitchen Demonstration project.
Toe River Health District - $15,000 for their children’s summer food program, which will provide food to 100 families by addressing the problem of food insecurity during the summer months when school is not in session.
Southern Reconciliation Ministries, Inc. - $15,000 to purchase food over the winter for families that are food insecure.
AMY Regional Library/Toe River Food Network - $10,000 to develop an inclusive, sustainable and evidence-based 3-5 year food security plan for the Toe River region in Western North Carolina.
Penland School of Crafts - $10,000 to support its Subs with SuitCASEs program.
Grants since inception.