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Strategic Partnership Grants

Buncombe County invests in a thriving and sustainable community through annual Strategic Partnership Grants.

Notice: FY2021 applications are due February 14, 2020. Refer to the document, “FY2021 Grant Guidelines” for full details, including: eligibility; timeline; application process; awards; and more.


Strategic Partnership Grants Committee Information

Table: Strategic Partnership Grants Committee
DescriptionThe purpose of the Committee is to make Strategic Partnership Grant investment recommendations to the Board of Commissioners for Buncombe County. Strategic Partnership Grant funding is granted to nonprofit organizations working toward outcomes in alignment with County Commissioner goals.
Term Length3 years, staggered terms
Number of Terms2
Meeting DateTBD
Meeting TimeTBD
Meeting LocationTBD

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Committee Members

Table: Strategic Partnership Grants Committee Members
District Number Member
District 1 Davidson Jones
District 1 Paul Tax
District 1 Liz Ward
District 2 Annie Carpenter
District 2 Douglas Clarke
District 2 Kevin McAbee
District 3 Kate Burger
District 3 Chuck Rosenblum
District 3 Rebecca Stimer

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Strategic Partnership Grants


Rachael Nygaard
Director of Strategic Partnerships
200 College Street
Asheville, NC 28801
P. (828) 250-6536

Community Investment
200 College Street, Suite 300
Asheville, NC 28801

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