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Volunteers Needed to Help Shape Community Investments


Buncombe County is seeking volunteers with a unique perspective on community-based initiatives to serve on the Tipping Point Grant review team. The team is made up of nine volunteers who are appointed annually based on a submitted applications. The review team analyze grant applications against specific criteria and recommend awards for these community-based, innovative grants.

A virtual orientation meeting will occur in January. The application review process will occur between February and April. There will be opportunities to meet throughout the year to connect with grantees and monitor progress.

Interested in this opportunity? Apply online at, the deadline is Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020 by 5 p.m. Contact Angelyn Johnson at with any questions.

 The Tipping Point in Our Community

Tipping Point grants are small nonprofit grants aimed at catalyzing existing efforts in our community by strengthening current programs or facilitating creation of new projects. The idea is to tip the community toward greater resiliency and bolster innovation. For more information or to see previous grants awarded, visit