Mountain Youth Charities provides grants and functional support for nonprofit organizations and programs that serve youth in Jackson County, NC. To receive more information, email

Download a grant application form.

Mountain Youth Charities has awarded grants to a variety of organizations, including:

  • Boys & Girls Club of the Plateau (start-up funding and operations)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters – for mentorship program and volunteer training
  • B-EPIIC: Be Empowered, Purposed, Inspired, Involved, Challenged – to launch mentorship and leadership program
  • PEAK: Pursuing Excellent Academic Kids – to recognize and reward students who make the honor roll at Blue Ridge School and Summit Charter School
  • Blue Ridge School – for furniture for special needs, tutoring and a new reading class
  • Summit Charter School – for staff training and programs for girls’ fitness
  • Hampton Preschool – for operations
  • Blue Ridge Educational Foundation (for educational and enrichment programs at Blue Ridge School and Blue Ridge Early College)
  • Junior Appalachian Musicians (for operations)