Sustainability Partners

Buncombe County Service Foundation administers community funding grants on behalf of Buncombe County Government. Community partners are funded through performance contracts based on outcomes aligned with Buncombe County sustainability goals:


  • Educational Resources that Match the Needs of the Community
  • Healthy People
  • Affordable, Green, Livable Housing
  • Citizen Participation in Community Decisions
  • Equity in Access
  • Safe, Low-Crime Communities
  • Resistance to Natural and Manmade Hazards
  • Healthy Environments


  • Sustainable Local Food Systems
  • Sustainable Localized Economy
  • Workforce Development


  • Partnerships for Conservation/Preservation/Restoration of Natural Resources
  • Pollution and Waste Prevention
  • Accessible, Multi-Modal, and Efficient Transportation Network

Latest Community Development Grants Performance Report.

Read more about the Buncombe County Sustainability Plan.