Recent Grants

Since 1999, The Fund for Mitchell County, in partnership with The Community Foundation, has awarded 88 grants totaling $720,549.

Mitchell County Schools received $3,000 to provide books for its Summer Reading Cafe. Photo courtesy of Mitchell County Schools. 

Spring 2019

Appalachian Therapeutic Riding Center - $1,000 for road improvements to allow safer access for school buses.

Blue Ridge Partnership for Children - $3,050 to purchase supplies, food, and other materials for the organization's Child & BLOCK event.

Camp Spring Creek Outreach - $2,500 to fund a study that will evaluate small-group Orton-Gillingham tutoring to a group of 18 kindergartners.

Mayland Community College Foundation - $3,200 to support an emergency needs fund for its students.

Mitchell County Animal Rescue - $1,000 for a spay and neuter program for kittens and cats.

Mitchell County Department of Cooperative Extension - $2,500 for its summer youth program.

Partners Aligned Toward Health - $1,500 for a summer tennis camp for youth.

Pisgah Legal Services - $5,000 to provide free civil legal assistance to and advocacy for low-income residents.

Special Olympics Mitchell County - $2,500 for an equestrian program at Appalachian Therapeutic Riding Center.

WAMY Community Action - $2,750 to provide garden vouchers to low-income families.

Spring 2018

Mitchell County Animal Rescue - $613 for general support.  

Mitchell County Shepherd's Staff - $613 for its food pantry.

Mitchell County Group Home - $614 to purchase a TV for its residents.

Grants Since Inception

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