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Who we are Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge is a collective giving organization formed and sustained by a group of women philanthropists who want to make a positive impact on the lives of women and their families in the High Country. Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge believes that all women have the right […]

Who We Fund

2017 Grant Allocations Programs supported by the Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge 2017 grants include the following:  ACCESS (Appalachian State University), Watauga County. ACCESS provides scholarships to women whose family income is below the poverty level allowing them to graduate from college debt-free. Ashe County Partnership for Children (A Safe Home for Everyone), Ashe County. Funds […]

Eligibility

Grant Programs Community Grants The Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge provides funds to organizations which provide for the basic needs of women and their families. Grant awards are for up to $3,000.     Impact Grants The Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge provides funds to organizations for innovative programs which demonstrate a significant […]

Our Mission

Who we are Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge is a collective giving organization formed and sustained by a group of women philanthropists who want to make a positive impact on the lives of women and children in the high country. Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge believes that all women and girls have the […]

2016 Grant Allocations

2016 Grant Allocations The board and staff of the Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge have recently completed our grant-making process.  We allocated $110,000 to 21 local non-profit organizations, and are thrilled to grant such an impressive amount. The Women’s Fund has now cumulatively given out over $1.1 million since our funds began. The WFBR funds […]

Donate Your Clothes

Remember to take items that you would like to replace to Anna Banana’s. Anna will donate 50% of the sale of your gently used clothes to WFBR. Don’t forget to tell her you’re a member! Walk-ins welcome on Mondays from 10am – 5pm and on other days by appointment only. Check out Anna’s Facebook page for […]

Local Resources

24-Hour Crisis Line Numbers: 1-800-268-1488 (within area codes 828, 336 and 423) 262-5035 (within the Boone Area) 264-3761 (page via Sheriff’s Office) Click here to download our resource guide