Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina - $14,450 to implement the school engagement project in 8 counties with the potential to impact 652 children this year by establishing strong one-on-one mentoring relationships which have positive outcomes on children's academic performance, school behavior and attitude towards school.
Grants since inception.
Mountain Projects - $20,000 to help replicate the Circles® model program which is a community strategy, based on research & hands-on practice, to empower people to transition out of poverty & into economic self-sufficiency.
Pigeon Community Multicultural Development Center - $20,000 to update Learning Lab in order to train approximately 225 community participants yearly.
REACH of Haywood - $20,000 to share a research-based and nationally recognized teen dating violence/sexual assault prevention program entitled Safe Dates with 7th, 8th and 9th graders in Haywood County's public schools and early college program.
The following nonprofit organizations have received funding from The Foundation for Haywood County:
AWAKE (Adults Working and Advocating for Kids Empowerment)
ARC of Haywood County
Aspire, Youth and Families
Baptist Children's Homes of NC
Bethel Rural Community Organization
Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC, Inc.
Center for Participatory Change
Crabtree, Iron Duff, Hyder Mountain Community Development Club
Fines Creek Community Association
Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Good Samaritan Clinic of Haywood County
Haywood Arts Regional Theatre
Haywood Baptist Association
Haywood Christian Ministry Inc.
Haywood Community College Foundation
Haywood County Arts Council
Haywood County Council on Aging
Haywood County Government
Haywood County Health Department
Haywood County Literacy Council
Haywood County Public Library
Haywood County Schools Foundation
Haywood Habitat for Humanity
Junior Achievement of Western North Carolina
KARE (Kids Advocacy Resource Effort)
Long's Chapel United Methodist Church
Mountain Area Health Education Center, Inc.
Mountain Dispute Settlement Center
Mountain Microenterprise Fund
Mountain Projects Community Action
NC International Folk Festival
Pigeon Community Development Center
REACH of Haywood County, Inc.
Southwestern Child Development Commission
Thirtieth Judicial District Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Alliance
UNC Asheville Foundation, Inc.
United Way of Haywood County
Voices in the Laurel
Western Carolinians for Criminal Justice