Asheville City Schools Foundation

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.


  • Any gift of $20 or above will receive an ACSF “I Love Public Education” koozie..


  • All gifts will be matched by a generous anonymous donor up to a total match of $5,000.
I thank ACSF for their willingness to support me as I achieve my goals. I’m honored to be one of the recipients of their scholarship. I was extremely happy, and I have a feeling that my dreams are coming true. Their support means so much to me.
—Kenny, scholarship recipient
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