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The Mission of the Blowing Rock community Foundation is to raise and award charitable contributions to non-profit organizations (501 c 3) and scholarships that benefit the Blowing Rock Community.

Giving Scholarships

The Foundation has earmarked monies to fund several $2,000 scholarships to honor Blowing Rock students earning a higher education. The Wolfe and Stevens Scholarships also provide up to $15,000 per year.

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Awarding Grants

Local town organizations that benefit the Greater Blowing Rock Area are eligible for grants from the Foundation.

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Giving Back

Funds raised are through the generosity of those participating in Community Service Day activities, as well as additional contributions and pledges.

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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." ~Margaret Mead

The Blowing Rock Community Foundation was founded in 1985 to raise funds to be used exclusively for the benefit of the Blowing Rock Community.

The Mission of the Blowing Rock community Foundation is to raise and award charitable contributions to non-profit organizations (501 c 3) and scholarships that benefit the Blowing Rock Community.

At present, the fund exceeds $1,200,000 and has been increasing each year. We are building our endowment fund which helps to fund the Grant Project Program and Scholarships.

Each year, the Community Foundation's Board of Trustees approves all Project Grants and Scholarships based on documented need and merit.