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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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May 28, 2020

Update on Remote Work and Facility Closing

The Foundation will continue to work remotely and the Burress Center is closed through August.

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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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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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