The Historic Carson House received $1,500 to help fund the construction of the Jubilee Arbor.

The McDowell Endowment serves donors and nonprofits.  This endowment fund was established in 1995 by caring individuals who recognized the importance of a permanent charitable capital resource to support the ever-changing needs and opportunities in McDowell County. 

Contributions made to the McDowell Endowment are pooled and invested by The Community Foundation.  Proceeds from the investments are used to make grants while the original gifts remain intact, continuing to grow for the benefit of future generations.

The McDowell Endowment supports nonprofit organizations and public institutions primarily through partnering with CFWNC's People in Need grant program. Review the guidelines and application information for details.


You can make a difference in McDowell County by making a tax-deductible gift of cash, securities, life insurance or real estate.  By pooling your gift with those of your neighbors, you can provide significant support for local needs.

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