hcws endowments for the arts


Each year, donations are made to the NC Community Foundation in the name of High Country Watermedia Society (HCWS).


HCWS directs these funds to non-profit organizations located in the counties represented by our members on an annual basis.


Examples of organizations and schools that have received funding for special projects are:  

-  Elkland School Art Center

-  Friends of the Watauga County Public Library

-  Children's Playhouse 

-  Watauga Project on Aging

-  Children's Playhouse

-  Valle Crucis School

-  Parkway School

-  Watauga River Partners



For more information about donating to the endowment or applying for a grant, please contact Bettie Bond 828-264-4275.

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  - To download HCWS Art Endowment  DONATION form, click here.


  - To download HCWS Art Endowment GRANT APPLICATION, click here.