Recent Grants

Since 1998, the Transylvania Endowment, in partnership with The Community Foundation, has awarded 101 grants totaling $955,574.

 
Friends of Gorges, Inc. received $2,000 to assist in funding a trail for all ages and abilities. Photo courtesy of Friends of Gorges, Inc.

Spring 2018

 

Friends of Gorges, Inc. - $2,000 to assist in funding a trail for all ages and abilities. 

North Toxaway Baptist Church - $2,000 for the Food Pantry. 

Centro Communitario Hispano-Americano - $2,000 for general purposes. 

The Pisgah Conservancy - $2,000 for general purposes. 

Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) - $2,000 for general purposes.

 

Fall 2017

 

Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County - $10,000 to purchase an additional bus to transport high school members to the club's new high school teen center.

Neighbors in Ministry - $18,850 to help fund the Director of Development who is responsible for funding the Rise and Shine program serving at-risk youth.

Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education - $18,900 to support program expansion and institutional capacity building to serve more children and adults with physical, mental and emotional disabilities by developing community partnerships, diverse curricular offerings and long-term, sustainable funding.

 

Fall 2016

 

Blue Ridge Community Health Services - $18,000 to, through the Brevard Health Center, provide medical, dental and behavioral health services to clients at SAFE—a domestic violence shelter, and The Haven—a homeless shelter.

Smart Start of Transylvania County - $16,000 to expand its program from one school to all four elementary schools in Transylvania County.

The Haven of Transylvania County - $12,000 to make the Assistant Director's position full-time, enabling daily one-on-one counseling to help residents find stable, long-term employment.

Transylvania Christian Ministry - $20,000 to expand the Getting Ahead program into the local county middle and high schools, providing programs to teens navigating generational poverty.

 

Grants since inception.

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