Youth

Asheville City Schools Foundation

Click on the name of the Nonprofit above to get more information

WHAT THEY DO: The Asheville City Schools Foundation is an independent organization whose work strengthens opportunities for students in Asheville City Schools. ACSF’s work impacts over 4,200 students each year through after-school programming, grants to educators, youth leadership development, teaching artist classroom residencies, emergency assistance for ACS families and college scholarships. ACSF reimagines the collective influence on our local schools through innovative funding, programs and partnerships.

$ 2890 raised so far.

$2890 matched so far.

Buncombe Partnership for Children

Click on the name of the Nonprofit above to get more information

WHAT THEY DO: Buncombe Partnership for Children is on a mission to strengthen the capacity of educators, families and the community to build a strong foundation for children’s learning and development, starting at birth. BPFC invests in children ages birth to 5 and their families, caretakers and educators by partnering with local organizations to improve the quality of early childhood education; increase access to affordable, high-quality early care; expand early literacy; support children’s healthy development; and provide family support.

$ 1830 raised so far.

$1775 matched so far.

Caring for Children

Click on the name of the Nonprofit above to get more information

WHAT THEY DO: Trinity Place was founded in 1992 as an emergency shelter for youth. Today, Trinity Place is a 24-hour, supervised program in downtown Asheville. Each year, Trinity serves over 100 youth, ages 7-17, of all gender identities and sexual orientations. Youth served at Trinity Place have run away from home or are at risk of running away. The dedicated staff are a source of support to children and provide a home-like environment, while helping youth work toward family reunification or finding alternative placement.

$ 2510 raised so far.

$1000 matched so far.

Children First/Communities in Schools of Buncombe County

Click on the name of the Nonprofit above to get more information

WHAT THEY DO: Children First/Communities In Schools of Buncombe County works to strengthen both child and family by keeping students on track for academic success, while using public policy to build a more family-friendly, affordable Buncombe County. Our student support specialists work in K-6 schools to support students with improvement goals related to attendance, behavior, coursework, parent engagement and social-emotional learning. Family Resource Centers offer food boxes, clothing, school supplies, emer- gency financial assistance and much more.

$ 2925 raised so far.

$1260 matched so far.

My Daddy Taught Me That

Click on the name of the Nonprofit above to get more information

WHAT THEY DO: The mission of My Daddy Taught Me That is to support young males’ development into righteous, respectable and responsible men. We achieve that goal through youth development programming and advocacy focused on eradicating the education-achievement and economic-mobility gaps that affect young men living in the city of Asheville and Buncombe County.

$ 3715 raised so far.

OpenDoors of Asheville

Click on the name of the Nonprofit above to get more information

WHAT THEY DO: OpenDoors of Asheville’s mission is to strengthen community by eliminating the race-based opportunity and achievement gaps for students through education. We work alongside students, parents and educators to ensure access to support and opportunities, kindergarten through college. By providing targeted academic interventions, access to transportation, housing advocacy, and diverse enrichment and employment opportunities, we envision a community in which all students thrive.

$ 3655 raised so far.

$4970 matched so far.