On occasion, Friends of Mountain History receives funding that is distributed to member organizations through its Heritage Development Matching Grants program. Recipients may use these funds for a variety of initiatives, including:

  • marketing
  • advertising
  • preservation and restoration
  • archaeological studies
  • research
  • educational programs

Member organizations will be notified of these matching grants as they become available.

Past recipients have included:

  • Appalachian State University
  • Asheville Area Arts Council / Urban Trail
  • Asheville Art Museum
  • Black Mountain Center for the Arts
  • Black Mountain College Museum
  • Carl Sandburg Home
  • City Seeds
  • Fort Defiance
  • Grove Arcade Arts & Heritage Gallery
  • Highlands Historical Society
  • Hooper House
  • Jackson County Historical Society
  • Mars Hill College
  • NC Humanities Council
  • Old Wilkes, Inc.
  • Pack Square Conservancy
  • Partnership for the Future of Bryson City
  • Polk County Historical Society
  • Scottish Tartans Museum
  • Smith McDowell House Museum
  • Southern Highland Crafts Guild
  • Stecoah Valley Center
  • Swain County Courthouse
  • Swannanoa Valley Museum
  • The Land Trust for the Little Tennessee
  • Wheels Through Time Museum
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