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May 19, 2020

The Women's Fund of Winston-Salem Requests 2020 Grant Proposals

The Fund is now accepting proposals for grants of up to $15,000 with a gender lens focus.

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May 6, 2020

Foundation Announces Nonprofit Adaptation Grants

We are pleased to announce grants to assist organizations in adapting their operations during the COVID-19 crisis.

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May 6, 2020

Update on Remote Work and Facility Closing

The Foundation will continue to work remotely through at least the month of May, and the Burress Center is closed through June.

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April 23, 2020

Announcing Community Grants Totaling $431,610

We are pleased to announce 17 Community Grants totaling $431,610 to nonprofits that will touch the lives of many living in Forsyth County.

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April 23, 2020

Black Philanthropy Initiative Announces Grants for Remote Learning Access

Black Philanthropy Initiative announces $20,000 in grants to support local schools working to provide remote learning access.

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April 22, 2020

Announcing Youth Grantmakers in Action (YGA) Grants

We're pleased to announce 10 grants totaling $7,390 for youth-led projects in Forsyth County.

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April 20, 2020

COVID-19 Response Fund Awards Second Grants

A total of $1,501,000 has been awarded to 37 local nonprofits in the second announcement of grants awarded from the COVID-19 Response Fund.

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April 6, 2020

COVID-19 Response Fund Awards First Grants

A total of $1,062,000 has been awarded to 15 local nonprofits in the first announcement of grants awarded from the COVID-19 Response Fund.

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March 24, 2020

An Update on the COVID-19 Response Fund for Forsyth County

More than $3,000,000 has been raised for the fund and nonprofits can now apply for grant funding.

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March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Response Fund and Grants for Nonprofits

Learn how to donate to our COVID-19 community response fund and how nonprofits can apply for adaptation grants.

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March 13, 2020

An Important Update: Our Response to COVID-19

The Foundation has outlined the steps we are taking to address the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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February 25, 2020

Announcing Forsyth County Teacher Grants

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the Forsyth County Teacher Grants totaling $55,860 to 28 local teachers.

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February 18, 2020

Foundation Supports Driver Restoration Initiative

The Winston-Salem City Council is expanding the driver's license restoration program and the Foundation strongly supports this effort.

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January 23, 2020

Announcing new Foundation Committee Members

We welcome Paul McCoy and Allan Younger to the Foundation’s governing board in 2020.

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January 14, 2020

Grants Available for Elkin Nonprofits

Nonprofits serving the Tri-Counties area are eligible for funding from the Elkin Funds. Apply by Friday, March 13 at 5:00 p.m.

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