The Arts Council of Macon County works year round to develop and present high quality, diverse, accessible arts programs to entertain, inform, and inspire us all. We serve the county with community concerts, Artists-in-the-Schools, and mini grants to other non-profits producing community arts programs.
Providing medical services to vulnerable women only scratches the surface of SMPCC’s ministry. We recognize that unexpected pregnancy is really a symptom of many compounded life choices and habits that intricately involve a woman’s heart, soul, mind and body. At SMPCC, we love women and recognize that during times of crisis, the stakes are high for them.
The Region A Partnership for Children administers North Carolina’s Smart Start and NC Pre-K initiatives in Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon and Swain Counties and on the Cherokee Indian Reservation. We have offices in Sylva and Murphy serving children birth to five and their families in child care and with home visiting family support programs. The overall goal of the Partnership is to ensure that all children arrive at school healthy and prepared to succeed in school and in life.
March of Dimes is a national non-profit with the mission to improve the health of babies across the US.
Heart for Families is a faith-based, non-profit (501)(c)(3) organization, a community coalition working to make a generational impact by enriching marriage and family relationships. Our missions is to provide resources, training and events to help strengthen, enrich, heal, and sustain marriage and family relationships.
The Folk Heritage Association of Macon County(FHAMC) is a 501(c)3 organization that is dedicated to preserving and sharing the culture and folkways of our Southern Appalachian Mountains. Projects include coordinating Heritage activities such as the Franklin Area Folk Festival, Heritage Day activities for 4th graders, and partnerships at the Cowee School, Arts and Heritage Center. In October of 2018 a new project of the FHAMC kicked off – The Women’s History Trail of Macon County.
Holy Ground Farm is a public charity that assists indigenous children in third world countries.
Franklin Noon Rotary meets on Wednesday at Noon at Tartan Hall.
Chartered in 1939, the Franklin Lion’s Club has proudly carried on the vision of Lionism for over 75 years through an international, regional and local outreach. Our work here is unconditional to fit the community’s specific needs as we live by the Lions’ motto.
Mountain Voices is a community chorus with over 60 members. we give two full concerts summer and Christmas, and participate in many other community benefits and programs.
Historic Downtown Franklin, NC is quaint and picturesque. It is a place of traditional values with a “Hometown” feel. Main Street represents life and the interest of everyday people lined with small business owners. Main Street is not just a road running through a town but a charming and welcoming community-minded town to all who come to visit many of our shops., festivals, parades and events. The scenic mountains surround our small town as you relax downtown enjoying that favorite meal, cup of coffee or visiting many unique shops. “We are humble, we are warm and friendly. We are Main Street, Franklin NC.”
News and information about Democratic candidates, elected office and events for the county, area and state.
Men’s Teen Challenge of the Smokies is a long tern addiction recovery program that is Christ Centered and Bible based. We teach those wrestling with addiction a whole new set of life skills and coping skills. It is a 23 month residential program for men 18 – 60+ years old and serves the entire Western North Carolina region.
Formerly Land Trust for the Little Tennessee