We inspire giving and
link resources to action, strengthening Forsyth County—now and forever.

Read our 2021 Year-End Report

Moving Forward Together reflects on our work over the past few years and how we're investing in Forsyth County as we move forward in 2022. By strategically partnering with donors, nonprofits and community groups, we can move forward – together!

Undesign the Redline Exhibit

Many community partners collaborated to bring Undesign the Redline to Winston-Salem, an exhibit on our local and national history of redlining.

While the exhibit closed on 2/28/22, you can check out resources for continued learning and watch a virtual guided tour on our website.

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Giving from the Heart

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.

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A Safe Haven of Support

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.

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Focusing on Education

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."

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Our commitment to racial equity

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

Our focus areas for community investment

Learn how the Foundation is evolving to meet our community’s needs through our Focus Areas.

Read about our Focus Areas