PURPOSE 

 

WNC Communities is dedicated to providing a unique forum for leaders in the mountain region of Western North Carolina to convene, collaborate and carry out innovative programs to improve the quality of life for rural communities and to enhance the economy of the agriculture sector. 

 

 


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594 Brevard Road

Asheville, NC 28806

Office: 828 • 252 • 4783

Email:  info@wnccommunities.org

TVA AG & FORESTRY FUND 2015


WNC Communities is pleased to manage the TVA Ag & Forestry Fund. This fund was created for innovative agriculture and forestry projects that strengthen the agriculture and forestry industries by addressing energy needs, sustainability, education/training, public outreach, economic development, infrastructure enhancement or other projects that meet environmental improvement standards.

 

The 2015 distribution cycle is currently in process.  Please check back for a listing of recipients to be determined in May.

 

 

SCHOOL ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM

 

The NC General Assembly generously allocated $500,000 of TVA settlement funds in the 2014-2015 state budget for WNC Communities to launch a School Energy Efficiency Program. The objective of this program is to distribute the funds in a fair and equitable manner to public school systems in 17 counties of western North Carolina to reduce lighting expenses.  For more information contact our office.