Grateful Steps Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization with the following mission:

  • Publish voices that might otherwise not get heard
  • Expand interfaith and multicultural conversation in Western North Carolina
  • Support economic development and social enterprise
  • Provide high-quality books and e-books that further the causes of other nonprofit organizations

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Reader: Please send a special gift today of $5 - $24. Your support will translate into more books, more programs and a stronger community.

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Sustainer: Send a gift of $1000-$4999. Your name, company and logo will appear on the first page of our website and you will receive both Look Up Asheville and Look Up Asheville, Collection II, books as a gift.

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Send a gift of $5,000 or more. Your name, company and logo will appear on the first page of our website and you will receive both Look Up Asheville and Look Up Asheville, Collection II, books as a gift, as well as a personally guided tour of the city and its unique architecture with author Laura Hope-Gill.