The monthly summer concert benefit series kicks off May 27 with performances by Rock Academy NC’s bands.
By linking donations to friendly competitions and events and publicizing efforts on social media, Western North Carolina schools brought in more food and funds than ever before in this annual collection drive.
At the Shiloh Community Garden, generations gather to connect with one another and with the environment.
Local nonprofits compete for city and county grant funding every year. Xpress looks at the funding programs available and what nonprofits must do to be considered.
The luncheon and talk by journalist Maria Hinojosa takes place May 22 at Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville and benefits the CFWNC’s Women’s Fund.
Nonprofits are often judged by their overhead ratio, the percentage of their total expenses made up by administrative and fundraising costs. But as Jeanette Butterworth with WNC Nonprofit Pathways, is quick to point out, organizations need funding to spend their funds well.
They say you can’t take it with you, but what will your money do without you after you’re gone? Many local nonprofits would like you to consider them as you ponder that question. “Most people want to take care of people first,” says Sheryl Aikman, vice president of development for the Community Foundation of Western […]
Funded by a $10,000 grant from Mountain Area Workforce Development, a $5,000 grant from New Belgium Brewing Co. and $2,400 from the city Transportation Department, the project established a 6-foot-wide trail on the Town Branch Greenway surfaced with fine gravel. The trail will serve pedestrians and cyclists until its planned removal in 2020 to make way for the greenway’s permanent path.
The inaugural U Grow Community Dig Day kicks off Western North Carolina’s growing season with a plant sale, free workshops and other activities.
On the heels of helping raise over $123,000 for area nonprofits in 2017, the Give!Local team plans to raise even more in 2018 via Give!Local’s end-of-year online giving platform. Donations grew in both the second and third year. Area nonprofits can apply through June 15 to participate in the 2018 effort. “On May 16, we’ll be […]
The education nonprofit’s anniversary party takes place May 11 at the Brevard Lumber Yard.
(Go to the bottom of this article for a listing of local tailgate markets) Winter has finally loosened its grip on Western North Carolina, and that means tailgate market season is underway. While there is still some time before the full abundance of the growing season hits the markets, many farmers are already selling their […]
Mission Health President and CEO Dr. Ron Paulus sees system expansion through mergers as a nearly inevitable survival tactic in the current healthcare environment. “There are many leaders — not me, but Mayo Clinic and others — that believe within 25 years, there will be maybe four or five health systems in the U.S.,” he said.
I Am Home Art Project’s second show takes place May 5 at Ginger’s Revenge.
The benefit supper for the Flat Rock Backpack Program takes place April 29 at at St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church in Flat Rock.
The keynote address from the NPR host and panel discussions with local music industry representatives and advocates explore the arts’ economic impact on the Asheville area.
The fundraiser for the sustainable design nonprofit takes place April 14 at Lake Julian Park.
With a far out feeling, voting has begun for the beloved annual Best of WNC awards. Only you can decide who’ll be feelin’ it in the new summer of love, when winners are announced this August. You have until 11:59 p.m. on the night of Saturday, April 28 to complete your ballot and make sure your voice is heard. […]
The benefit concert for the Lloyd Johnson Foundation takes place March 29 at Isis Music Hall.
Although many of the region’s community-minded food businesses and breweries are known for their support of charities and causes, some were designed from the very beginning with a higher calling in mind.