Eight current members and one past member of our governing board comprise the Search Committee to oversee the selection process for the Foundation’s next president. Koya Partners, an executive search firm with a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, has been retained to partner with the Committee in their efforts.
After extensive research with staff, board, and community stakeholders, a Position Profile has been developed to guide both potential applicants and the selection process. We hope that community members will thoughtfully share this information with anyone who may be interested. We will keep the community updated as we move forward to identify a new leader to help maximize our impact in Forsyth County.
The Elkin Funds of The Winston-Salem Foundation recently made eight grants totaling $34,637 to nonprofits serving the Elkin/Tri-County area.
YGA announces 7 grants totaling $7,265 to support a variety of youth-led projects in Forsyth County.
Few people knew the philanthropic side of Gordon Pfefferkorn. A simple man, he eschewed spending money on material things and instead gave his resources to empower countless young people in Forsyth County to further their education with scholarships through The Winston-Salem Foundation.
Nestled among 53 acres in Tobaccoville is a place where people of all ages and abilities can achieve wholeness and acceptance. For Laura Pallavicini, it is a magical place. She discovered Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center in 1999 when, fresh out of UNC-Chapel Hill, she moved to Winston-Salem for work.
Richard and Becky Davis believe in education. “To me education is the key to our success,” says Richard, who believes it generates more opportunities for individuals, not only with work, but also with housing, health, longevity and overall quality of life."
Learn more about how and why the Foundation is applying a racial equity lens to its work in the community—as well as inside its own walls.
Read about our Commitment to Racial Equity
Learn how the Foundation is evolving to meet our community’s needs through our Focus Areas.
Read about our Focus Areas
The Black Philanthropy Initiative educates people to utilize their philanthropic strengths of time, talent, and treasure to impact meaningful change and address identified needs in the black community.
Read about Black Philanthropy Initiative
The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem is a diverse group of hundreds of women and girls seeking to create social change through the power of collective giving, grantmaking, and advocacy.
Learn more about The Women’s Fund