The African Americans in WNC and Southern Appalachia Conference is funded in part by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Please see our 2019 Sponsorship Activation Kit for details on sponsorship.

Change Leader Sponsor


WNC Diversity Engagement Coalition logo

Social Determinants of Health Sponsors


Dogwood Health Trust logo


Buncombe County Government logo

Emerging Issues Sponsors


Blue ridge public radio logo


City of Asheville logo

Community Engagement Sponsors


North Carolina African American Heritage Commission logo


Explore Asheville logo


Jackson County Branch of the

NAACP logo


Self Help Credit Union logo


Additional Community Engagement Sponsors include Amy Mandel

Friend of the Conference

Center for Craft logo


If you would like to become a sponsor, please email darin@darinwaters.com.