A Catalyst for Innovation
and Collaboration

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Nantahala Health Foundation is a catalyst for innovation and collaboration addressing the social drivers of health in Western North Carolina.

Our Mission: Improving health and well-being for those living in westernmost North Carolina.

How Will We Achieve This Goal? Read our 2022 Strategic Plan

Our Vision: Empowering partnerships for vibrant communities and healthy people.

Our Belief: We believe community organizations are the best way to break down barriers and improve the health and wellness of our citizens.

Our Values: We look to our values — Community, Health, Equity, Innovation, Collaboration and Tradition — to help us prioritize our work. READ OUR VALUES STATEMENT

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Elevating Leadership in Western North Carolina.

Western North Carolina deserves exceptional leaders. We believe that successfully designing and implementing a leadership development program geared toward non-profits and public service providers that intentionally engages the next generation of leaders from multiple generations and underrepresented groups will better position rural Western North Carolina to secure exceptional resources meant to create meaningful impact, and thus, we will ultimately be better positioned to achieve our foundation’s goals in health, education, economic security, and especially organizational and community capacity building.

Upcoming Events

Refresh Dillsboro grant recipients to be announced soon. Check our News Feed for details.

The Healthy Homes Initiative II applications have closed. Awards are expected to be announced December 2022.

THANK YOU to all the organizations that submitted applications for our Collaborative Health Innovation Program grants. Applicants chosen for awards have been announced. Check our News Feed for details. 

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