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October 15, 2020

Proposals Requested for Executive Search Services

Our Presidential Search Committee is accepting proposals from executive search firms through noon on October 23.

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October 14, 2020

Foundation Announces First Mission-Aligned Investment to Piedmont Business Capital

The Foundation is making a $100,000 investment to nonprofit community lender Piedmont Business Capital.

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October 5, 2020

Whatever it Takes: Supporting Our Students & Educators of Color

Join the Black Philanthropy Initiative virtually on October 15 at 6:30 PM for their annual fundraiser.

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September 17, 2020

Foundation Awards $575,603 in Community Grants

We're pleased to announce 33 Community Grants to nonprofits who will greatly impact the lives of residents in Forsyth County.

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September 16, 2020

COVID-19 Response Fund Announces Third and Final Grant Cycle

Organizations serving economically vulnerable populations impacted by COVID-19 can apply online through October 9 at 5:00 PM.

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September 15, 2020

New Unrestricted Fund Honors Outgoing President Scott Wierman

We’re excited to announce the creation of the Scott and Lauren Wierman Community Vision Fund in honor of our outgoing president.

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September 9, 2020

The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem Announces Unsung Suffragist Book Club

The Women’s Fund and MUSE Winston-Salem invite readers to join this community reading experience.

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September 8, 2020

Teacher Grant Applications Requested for Zach Smith Fund

We’re funding professional development opportunities for Mount Airy educators. Apply online through September 30 at 5:00 PM.

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August 26, 2020

Black Philanthropy Initiative Announces Impact Grant Recipients

The Black Philanthropy Initiative (BPI) announces $26,800 in grants awarded from the Black Philanthropy Fund’s Impact Grants program.

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August 18, 2020

COVID-19 Response Fund Awards $121,000 Grant to Mitigate the Spread among the Local Hispanic Community

A grant for $121,000 has been awarded to the Hispanic League from the COVID-19 Response Fund for Forsyth County.

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August 18, 2020

Big Changes Ahead for the Foundation

After over thirty years of service, the Foundation is saying goodbye to our president Scott Wierman in late fall.

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June 17, 2020

First Round of Scholarship Recipients Announced

We're pleased to announce that $246,352 in merit-based scholarships was recently awarded to 112 local students.

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June 4, 2020

Our Message to the Community: Taking a Stand Against Racial Injustice

We are fully committed to working with our community to rectify centuries of racial injustice.

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June 3, 2020

C.B. Eller Teacher Grants Announced

We are pleased to announce grants for professional development for educators in Wilkes County Schools.

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June 1, 2020

Announcing Elkin Area Grants

We are pleased to announce nine grants totaling $32,100 to 10 nonprofits serving the Elkin Tri-County area.

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