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CFWNC has invested $140,618 in the Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Partnership planning process. Pictured are members of the Partnership's Leadership Team.
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The goal of CFWNC's grants in Early Childhood Development is to improve outcomes for children 0 - 5.
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The Pigeon River Fund supports water quality projects in Buncombe, Haywood and Madison Counties.

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“Charitable Giving After Tax Reform: The Rules and Opportunities in the Current Tax and Economic Environment,” the 28th Annual Professional Seminar, featuring Michele A. W. McKinnon of McGuireWoods LLP, takes place on May 2 at Lioncrest on the Biltmore Estate. Registration, breakfast and networking begins at 8 a.m.; the seminar takes place from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Register online; cost is $110 per person ($120 after April 25). Three hours of continuing education credit are available.  


Thirteen grants totaling $70,008 were recently awarded to Haywood County nonprofits from The Fund for Haywood County, the J. Aaron and Adora H. Prevost Endowment Fund and the Mib and Phil Medford Endowment Fund. The endowment was established in 1994 by a group of local residents and grows through tax-deductible contributions. Since 1994, The Fund for Haywood County, in partnership with CFWNC, has awarded grants totaling $1,104,019.  Learn more.

“Thank you for supporting The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County.  It is because of your help and generosity that we are able to continue to serve youth in our community who need us most.  Compassionate support truly makes a difference in the lives of hundreds of young people every day. We could not do it without you.” 

Tyree Griffin, Resource Development, The Cindy Platt Boys and Girls Club of Transylvania County

CFWNC has a 40-year track record of investing in Western North Carolina and an unmatched, in-depth understanding of the region's needs and opportunities. We provide financial management and easy administration for our fundholders.  You can be part of this legacy.


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