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2019-20 Grant Funding Decisions Approved By Board of Directors

On May 29, the Board of Directors of United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County unanimously approved the annual organizational budget and competitve grant funding recommendations. These grant recommendations were made by the Competitive Grants Review Teams and the Community Investment Committee. The knowledgeable community volunteers that were a part of these two committees made investment decisions based on the following criteria:

Request For Proposals: Parent Leadership at Enka Middle

United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for an evidence-based Parent Leadership Program for Enka Middle School. This program is based on a highly effective evidence-based program that has grown nationwide to more than 85 schools with more than 700 parent participants annually.

Program Details

  1. Lead organization recruits and trains 6-8 Enka parent mentors per year to assist teachers in the classroom for two hours per day, four days per week.