Since 1998, the Transylvania Endowment, in partnership with The Community Foundation, has awarded 84 grants to 43 organizations totaling $767,998.
Neighbors in Ministry - $10,000 to hire a Development Director to help sustain funding for its afterschool programs.
SAFE, Inc. of Transylvania County - $20,000 to upgrade security for Stacey’s House, a shelter for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
The Family Place of Transylvania County - $10,200 to strengthen its program that refers and coordinates services for families experiencing crisis situations that put them at extremely high-risk for potential child abuse and neglect within the home.
Transylvania Christian Ministry - $20,000 to empower and educate low-income neighbors to “get ahead” financially by using a national program facilitated by a trained leader who demonstrates how participants can improve finances, emotional well-being and connections to other community resources.
Western Carolina Community Action, Inc. - $15,000 to assist extremely low (below 30% of area median income) income families to secure decent, safe, sanitary, and affordable housing using the Housing Choice Voucher.
Sheriff's Project Lifesaver - $2,900 to provide specialized equipment to locate adults and children who wander due to Alzheimer's, autism or other disorders.
Davidson River School - $1,500 for Taiko, the school's Japanese-style ensemble drumming program.
The Haven of Transylvania County - $600 to expand emergency housing, allowing the shelter to house four families for a month.
Transylvania County Historical Society - $1,500 for a new children's playground at Silvermont Park.
VISION Transylvania - $500 to support the student leadership VIZ program.
Grants since inception.
The following nonprofit organizations have received grants from the Transylvania Endowment:
Blue Ridge Community Health Services
Boys and Girls Club of Transylvania County
Bread of Life, Inc.
Brevard Chamber Orchestra Association
Brevard Music Center
Center for Dialogue
Children's Center of Transylvania County
City of Brevard
Communities in Schools - Transylvania County
Davidson River School
Family Center of Transylvania County
Free Clinic of Transylvania County
Free Rein Center
Friends of Dupont Forest
Gods Way Fellowship
Haven of Transylvania County
Land-of-Sky Regional Council
Meals on Wheels of Brevard
NAMI - Transylvania Advocates
Neighbors in Ministry
Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute
Rosman United Methodist Church
SAFE of Transylvania County
Sheriff's Project Lifesaver
Transylvania Christian Ministry
Transylvania County Arts Council
Transylvania County Historical Society
Transylvania County Housing Development Corporation
Transylvania County Schools
Transylvania County Volunteers in Medicine
Transylvania Dispute Settlement Center
Transylvania Heritage Coalition, Inc.
Transylvania Literacy Council
Transylvania Regional Hospital Foundation
Transylvania Vocational Services
United Way of Transylvania County
Western Carolina Community Action
Donate online or send a check to:
P.O. Box 2334
Brevard, NC 28712-2334
Or contact Advisory Board Co-Chairs Sara Champion at (828) 862-4505 and Scott Latell at (828) 885-2651.
Contact Marcia Whitney about the Foundation’s Affiliate Program.
4 Vanderbilt Park Drive
Asheville, NC 28803
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