Sponsors and Supporters

Thank you to all our sponsors and supporters for your commitment to the ongoing development of the Blue Ridge Sustainability Institute.  We deeply appreciate your confidence in our goal of bringing knowledge into action in order to create a more sustainable future for Western North Carolina. BRSI’s current supporters are listed here.

BRSI Benefactor: $5,000 or more

James G.K. McClure Fund
Fred and Alice Stanback
Mack Pearsall
New Belgium Brewing
AB Tech Global Institute for Sustainability Technologies

BRSI Donor: $2,000 or more

Asheville Brewers Alliance
The Lovett Foundation
Asheville Independent Restaurant Association
The Green Sage Coffeehouse and Cafe

BRSI Supporter: $1,000 or more

John Stevens

BRSI Patron: $500 or more

Lenny Bernstein
Asheville Brewing Company
French Broad Brewery
Matt Raker
Randy Talley
The Thirsty Monk
Wedge Brewing Company
Wicked Weed Artisan Ales

BRSI Partner: $250 or more

Becky Anderson
Paul Bellows
The Bier Garden
Jack Britt
The Market Place Restaurant
Sundance Power Systems

BRSI Contributor: $100 or more

Blue Ridge Biofuels
Kitty Boniske
Katie Bray
Tom Byers
Robin Cape
Charlie Coggeshall

BRSI Friend: $25 or more

DeWayne Barton
James Barton
Rebecca Efroymson
Tom Hatley
William Hargrove
Michael Hull
David and Eleanor Johnson
Holly Jones
Carolyn Keefe
Caroline Long
Samuel Speciale

BRSI Founders

BRSI remains  grateful for supporters that made the establishment and the initial growth of BRSI possible. These supporters include:

Biltmore Farms

Buncombe County

North Carolina Green Business Fund through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act