Support the Center

Make a donation in support of the Center, the animals and the mission!

Click here to make a donation now!

Donations through the above link will help the Friends of the Nature Center in all of our work to support the WNC Nature Center.

Click here to make a donation in support of the Nature Center's new front entrance!

The new Front Entrance project is the next step in the Nature Center’s 2020 plan. The project will encompass a new, fully accessible front entrance at the Nature Center as well as an events plaza/welcome area, bus turnaround and parking, gift shop, sidewalks, and new exhibit space.

To make a donation in honor of or in memory of someone, click here.

The Friends of the WNC Nature Center is a not-for-profit corporation under the laws of the State of North Carolina and by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)3 tax exempt not-for-profit corporation.  Gifts to the Friends of the WNC Nature Center are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. 


Matching Gifts

Want to see your gift have an even bigger impact? Increase your support through matching gifts at work!  Your gift can go even further if your company provides a matching gift program for their employees, spouses, board members and retirees. 

If your company is not listed HERE, contact your Human Resources department and ask for a claim form. Please send us your completed form with your gift and we’ll take it from there. If you made a previous gift you can still apply for a claim.  Just mail your form to: Friends of the WNC Nature Center, P.O. Box 19151, Asheville, NC  28815.


Stock Donations

Donations of stock can be made by calling the Friends office at 828-298-0182.


Have a question or need help, please contact us at 828-298-0182.

Thank you for your support!

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