COVID-19 Response Fund for Forsyth County

About the Fund

The COVID-19 Response Fund for Forsyth County was established to provide critical support to local nonprofits that are assisting with the immediate needs of economically vulnerable populations impacted by COVID-19. Grant programs will be offered in phases by evaluating the funds available, community needs, and government response. United Way of Forsyth County and The Winston-Salem Foundation are administering the fund, charging no administrative fees.


  • Credit Card: visit or text COVID19Forsyth to 71777
  • WSF donor-advised fundholders: request a grant transfer via myWSF to the COVID-19 Response Fund for Forsyth County
  • Corporations and foundations: to make a donation, contact Meridith Whitaker, Director of Philanthropic Services at The Winston-Salem Foundation, at (336) 604-5032 or
  • Checks: to minimize processing delays, we prefer credit card donations at If this is not an option, please make check payable to the "COVID-19 Response Fund for Forsyth County," c/o The Winston-Salem Foundation, 751 West Fourth St, Suite 200, Winston-Salem, NC 27101


Visit our COVID-19 Response Fund Grants page to learn more about current and past grant opportunities.