Skip to Main Content

News Article

Community Recreation Grants Available - Deadline TODAY

Buncombe County Recreation Services is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 cycle of the Community Recreation Grants program. Community Recreation Grants focus on supplemental funding for qualified organizations within Buncombe County to promote recreational fitness, health and wellness initiatives as well as community-based activities and capital improvements that increase recreational opportunities for the communities served. Grants may range in amounts from $500 - $6,000, depending on the amount of funding available and the number of qualifying applicants.

Eligible entities include Buncombe County non-profits focused on recreational fitness, health, wellness activities. This program is intended to be a financial assistance program and is not a donation or sponsorship opportunity. Programs applying for funding should assist Buncombe County Recreation Services in achieving its mission.

"The mission of Buncombe County Recreation Services is to improve the quality of life within our community by providing high quality recreational facilities, opportunities for social interaction, and programming which encourages health and wellness through active lifestyles."

The grant application deadline is Friday, October 13, 2017. Late applications will be rejected. Please submit all applications electronically by e-mail or postal mail. The Community Recreation Grant Committee will review the applications during October and November with all organizations being notified via e-mail no later than November 10, 2017.

The complete rules and regulations, as well as the grant application, can be downloaded at the following link:

For more information contact Angie Hall at, or by phone at 828.250.6704.

We would like to thank your organization for helping us provide this opportunity to the citizens of Buncombe County. We look forward to receiving your organization’s request for funding.

Table: News Item Documents
File NameSizeTypeDate & Time Added
2017-2018 Community Grant Application 1 MB 09/05/2017 9:59 AM
2017-2018 Community Grant Rules_Regulations 461 KB 09/05/2017 9:59 AM
2017-2018 Community Grant pdf 217 KB 09/05/2017 9:59 AM