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January 19, 2021

WSF Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2021-2022 School Year

Deadlines are March 15 for most merit-based scholarships and July 1 for financial need-based scholarships.

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January 13, 2021

Announcing new Foundation Committee Member

We welcome Wendy Brenner to the Foundation Committee's governing board.

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January 13, 2021

Black Philanthropy Initiative Requests Video Proposals for Impact Grants Program

BPI is accepting applications for its Impact Grants program through Tuesday, February 9.

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January 8, 2021

Digital Equity Planning Committee Seeks Consultant for Digital Inclusion Plan

The Committee seeks to make high-speed internet accessible for local residents. Proposals are due February 5.

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December 21, 2020

Centennial Donor Report: Endowing Our Next Century of Impact

As we close out 2020, we honor all those who contributed their time, talent, and treasure toward our Centennial efforts.

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December 18, 2020

Black Philanthropy Initiative Announces Equity in Education Grant Recipients

BPI announces $60,000 in grants awarded to seven organizations through its Advancing Equity in Education grant program.

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December 4, 2020

Applications Requested for Forsyth County Teacher Grants

Educators in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County schools can apply for a grant through Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

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November 23, 2020

Parting Words from Outgoing President, Scott Wierman

Scott Wierman's 32 years of service to the Foundation come to a close this week. We are thankful for his many years of leadership.

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November 18, 2020

Accepting Grant Applications for Youth-led Projects

Youth Grantmakers in Action is accepting applications from youth-led groups through January 29.

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November 17, 2020

The Women’s Fund Announces New Research Report and 2020 Grant Recipients

On Tuesday, November 17, The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem held its 15th Annual Luncheon entitled, “Where Do We Go from Here?”

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November 12, 2020

COVID-19 Response Fund Awards Awards Final Phase of Grants

A total of $736,617.92 has been awarded to 36 local nonprofit and charitable organizations from the COVID-19 Response Fund.

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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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