Areas of Focus

The Foundation’s priority is to support proposals from organizations that contribute to the following outcomes:

Economic Transformation
In its grantmaking in this category, the foundation seeks proposals that harness our region’s strengths to develop a vibrant, diverse and higher-wage economy that can compete in the global marketplace.

Educational Attainment
Build the human capital base for a new economy that provides all Alleghany Highland residents with a fair chance of success.

Health and Wellness
Help the residents of the Alleghany Highlands lead healthier lives and access the comprehensive health care they need.

Community Capacity
Grow local institutions and organizations with the vision, will, wisdom, and skills to work together to build a more prosperous, equitable, just and sustainable community.

Leadership and Civic Vitality
Develop broad-based inclusive leadership that can sustain a forward-looking agenda for the community.