Nonprofit Capacity Building


In 2005, the Cherokee Preservation Foundation partnered with the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, the Mission Healthcare Foundation, and the United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County to establish WNC Nonprofit Pathways with the purpose of sharpening the skills of regional nonprofit leaders and strengthening the sector. WNC Nonprofit Pathways provides information, training and workshops, assessments, tailored consultancies and networking to help nonprofit leaders improve the governance and management of their organizations.

WNC Nonprofit Pathways helps nonprofits in 18 western counties that serve as economic engines and employers, as community builders to improve our quality of life, and as the providers of the safety net for our citizens with the greatest needs. Its support is offered to participating nonprofits at no or low-cost. It recently received the Credit Where Credit Is Due Award of the Decade from OnTrack Financial Education & Counseling for the benefit it is providing to the region.

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