To identify avenues to improve the lives of the people of Avery County through education and service opportunities.
The Grandfather Community Foundation embodies one of Grandfather Golf & Country Club's core values ... community. We do that by providing financial assistance to employees and local agencies in need. We also offer academic scholarships to Avery County high school students.
Avery County is one of the poorest, most economically-challenged regions in North Carolina. Since much of the local economy is based on seasonal employment opportunities supported by mostly summer residents or visitors, resources are often unavailable or - at best - are limited.
Food insecurity is a serious, ongoing problem here. This part of the state really feels the tough times.
Funding grant requests from local Avery County agencies.
Offering continuing education academic scholarships to Avery County High School seniors
Team members of Grandfather Golf and Country Club have emergency needs such as car and home repairs and medical bills which the Foundation assists them in paying.
More info coming soon!
These contributors provide a solid funding base for our programs and allow us to expand our programs throughout the year.