2021 Grantees

We recognize our role as a leader in this community by working to achieve these principles through our grantmaking.  We are pleased to award $125,000 to these agencies who will create positive change for women and girls in the High Country:

  • Ashe County Sharing Center
  • Blowing Rock C.A.R.E.S
  • Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture
  • Casting Bread Food Pantry
  • Children’s Council
  • Community Care Clinic
  • Girls on the Run
  • Hunger & Health Coalition
  • High Country Caregivers
  • Hospitality House
  • Life Village
  • Mountain Alliance
  • Oasis
  • Partnership for Ashe
  • Pisgah Legal Services
  • Volunteer Avery
  • WAMY
  • Watauga County Habitat for Humanity
  • Watauga County Schools-Back to School Festival, Kathy's Closet
  • Western Youth Network

     * Held 2020 grant funds to use in 2021 due to the pandemic

  • Ashe Family Literacy*
  • Buffalo Cove Education Center*
  • New Opportunity School for Women at Lees-McRae*

The Women's Fund of the Blue Ridge also granted $15,000 to 11 area food banks in the spring of 2020.  The High Country community added an additional $5,000 to the food drive campaign by giving during our challenge grant opportunities.