On Wednesday, November 17, The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem held its 16th Annual Luncheon entitled, “The Year of the Woman: Strength, Resilience, and Hope for our Future.” More than 130 members and friends of the Fund gathered in a virtual format to celebrate the power of philanthropy dedicated to women and girls.
Through the power of collective giving made possible by their incredible members, The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem awarded nine grants totaling $122,410 at this year's annual luncheon celebration. With a mission to build economic security for women and girls in Forsyth County, members of The Women’s Fund come together to advance equity. Over the past 15 years, the Fund has granted over $1.87 million to organizations working to improve the lives of women and girls in Forsyth County.
The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem is a community of passionate women creating social change through the power of collective giving. Established in 2005, its mission is to engage the community to build economic security for women and girls in Forsyth County.
Women's Fund members include individuals from all walks of life, backgrounds, and circumstances. They are corporate and nonprofit leaders, educators, activists, community leaders, entrepreneurs, students, and volunteers.
Supporters of the Fund supporters share the belief that all women and girls in Forsyth County should have equal opportunities and the skills and resources to be independent, self-sufficient, and contributing members of the community. So far, the Fund has granted more than $1.87 million to programs that directly benefit the women and girls of Forsyth County.