Pisgah Legal Services

Mission is to provide effective, high-quality legal counseling and representation for poor people in certain non-criminal matters that address the client’s basic needs; to ensure equal justice for poor people; to advance and protect the legal rights of the poor, and substantially improve their live.

Smart Growth Partners of Western North Carolina

Smart Growth Partners of Western North Carolina is a grassroots non-profit organization working to achieve livable,healthy, and economically robust communities through compact and orderly development and redevelopment.

BuncombeCounty Economic Development Commission

The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Department,in conjunction with the Buncombe County Economic Development Commission, exists to promote and service business and industrial growth. We provide confidential assistance to relocating and expanding industry and business with current statistical data, labor market analysis, information on community services, governmental and financial issues, etc.

Ashevillage: A City Imagined

Green roofs, naturally  built bus shelters, beautiful murals and mosaics, tree plantings,  neighborhood gathering places built by the people who live there,;  ponds that catch, clean, and re-use rain water, simultaneous  neighborhood block parties, multicultural exchanges, herb walks  downtown, theatre in the streets, urban regeneration, more community  gardens; more bicyclists; a Green Kid’s Parade & Festival, Pritchard Park as Vilalge Squar, volunteering for a better Asheville.


Offers free and confidential counseling to anyone who plans to start a business.

Asheville Hub

The Asheville Hub is providing Asheville and other Buncombe County residents with a choice about the future of our community and the leadership to make our vision a reality. We do this by serving as a catalyst for collaboration around a coordinated, specific vision of what our economy and our community can become.