About The Fund
This fund supports charitable causes in the geographic area of eastern Haywood County, defined as the area now encompassed by the Pisgah High School district of the Haywood County Consolidated School System.
This Endowment was established by David and Irene Smathers and is devoted to the following charitable interests in eastern Haywood County: the support of programs and organizations serving the economically disadvantaged; the support of church building projects; the support of beautification and appearance projects and programs for the Town of Canton; and the support of recreation needs for the Town of Canton.
Gifts may be made in many forms, and gifts of all sizes are most welcome!
To read more about the history of the endowment and its founders David and Irene Smathers click here.
How can you support the cruso endowment
The Cruso Endowment is invested in and administered through the North Carolina Community Foundation