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EVOLVING FUNDING FRAMEWORK TO BETTER SUPPORT COMMUNITY NEEDS

AMY Wellness Foundation is transforming funding framework to be more aligned with organization’s priorities when they need it most. Traditionally funding opportunities have been in cycles and based on criteria determined through a variety of ways by the Foundation. After spending the last two months hearing from community members across Avery, Mitchell, and Yancey counties, […]

Working together to provide WNC access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other products!

Nationally and globally, there are shortages of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). We realize that many of our partners in WNC are running low on inventory or need additional PPE and related products to keep their staff safe. In partnership with many innovative local companies and regional Legacy Foundations including AMY Wellness Foundation, Dogwood Health Trust […]

AMY WELLNESS FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH DOGWOOD HEALTH TRUST AND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF WNC TO FUND EMERGENCY RELIEF IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, in partnership with the Dogwood Health Trust, announced the activation of its Emergency and Disaster Response Fund to accept and strategically disburse funds to address COVID-19 pandemic response and relief efforts in 18 counties of Western North Carolina including the Qualla Boundary. To ensure we are all making […]

AMY WELLNESS FOUNDATION FOLLOWS RECOMMENDATIONS FROM NCDHHS FOLLOWING COVID-19 CONCERNS

AMY Wellness Foundation is committed to the health and well-being of our region. With great consideration, we are making changes to our upcoming event schedule following the NC Department of Human and Health Services recommendations. We have decided that it is in the best interest of our community to virtualize, postpone, or cancel all events […]

RE-IMAGINING COLLABORATION AND COLLECTIVE IMPACT

In addition to providing financial support, AMY Wellness Foundation’s is committed to empowering organizations through strategic workshops, centered around capacity building. We hope to provide organizations with the tools they need to work at their highest capacity in the most sustainable way. Organizations across our region have humbly served the needs of our communities for […]

Dogwood Health Trust to Co-Host Leverage Fund Community Meeting with AMY Wellness Foundation on Wednesday, Jan. 22

SPRUCE PINE, NC – Dogwood Health Trust will co-host a community meeting for its Leverage Fund with AMY Wellness Foundation on Wednesday, Jan. 22 from 10-11 a.m., at 31 Cross Street, Banquet Hall, in Spruce Pine. The Leverage Fund will help Western North Carolina nonprofits, government agencies or collaborations apply for and receive state or national funding from outside […]

AMY Wellness Foundation is seeking input from community around Food Insecurity, Housing, and Mental Health

AMY Wellness Foundation is seeking input from advocates, leaders, and those with lived experience to attend strategic Regional Convening Meetings around Food Insecurity, Mental Health, and Housing. AMY understands the importance of collaboration, especially in these three health areas. “As community health advocates, we want to ensure we hear from our community on these issues, […]

Awardees from our 2019 Grant Cycle are making an impact!

AMY Wellness Foundation is thrilled to partner with 17 organizations working to support the health and wellness of Avery, Mitchell and Yancey counties. During our first grant cycle, the Board of Directors were looking for: Transformational Ideas, Collaboration, Innovation and Up-Stream Solutions to address our Social Determinants of Health focus areas. Each one of these […]