About the Organization
MissionThe mission of the Asheville City Schools Foundation is to implement bold strategies, fund big ideas, and engage the community to increase excellence with equity for all children in our schools.
The Asheville City Schools Foundation (ACSF) impacts over 4,400 students each year through after-school programming, grants to educators, teaching artist classroom residencies, emergency assistance, and student scholarships. Since 2000, ACSF has provided over $1.6 million to teacher-led projects and over $2.7 million to students through scholarships. Since 2010, our after-school program, In Real Life, has served over 2,000 unduplicated students and counting.