United Way announces pilot Community Investment Committee openings

Press release from United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County: United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County announced an opportunity for people to join a newly established Community Investment Committee. Members of the committee will be responsible for co-creating a new application process and ultimately deciding which organizations or initiatives will benefit from an investment of […]

City of Asheville announces applications for CDBG, HOME and Housing Trust Fund are available

Press release from the City of Asheville: The City of Asheville’s Community and Economic Development Department is now accepting applications for CDBG and HOME grant funds, and for the Housing Trust Fund (HTF) for fiscal year 2023-24. The Community and Economic Development Department manages and administers programs for Asheville and for a four-county consortium, consisting […]

Code Purple in effect through Wednesday, Dec. 28 in Buncombe County

From Buncombe Homeless Coalition: The purpose of the Code Purple procedure is to provide a coordinated effort among Asheville and Buncombe County shelters and other organizations to provide emergency overflow shelter to people experiencing homelessness when the temperature is at or below 32 degrees (including windchill). During Code Purple, participating shelters will provide more beds with fewer requirements than […]