Press release
June 7, 2018

Foundation Announces May Community Grants

The Winston-Salem Foundation announces 21 Community Grants totaling $611,267 that will touch the lives of many living in Forsyth County. This support is made possible by donors to the Foundation’s unrestricted funds and other flexible funds.

Grants were awarded to organizations in the following program areas: arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services, public interest, and recreation.

  • ABA Fund for Justice and Education - $24,000 to implement a criminal justice task-force model
  • ABC of NC Child Development Center - $25,000 for a full-time controller
  • Addiction Recovery Care Association (ARCA) - $80,000 for the capital campaign
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Services - $100,000 for the capital campaign
  • Crossnore School and Children's Home - $25,000 for speech recognition software
  • Eliza's Helping Hands - $9,000 for a grant writer
  • Green Tree Peer Center  - $9,900 for payroll and bookkeeping assistance
  • Island Culturez  - $15,000 to develop a community action plan
  • Just for Him School of a Second Chance  - $400 for a healthy eating and financial literacy program
  • Kaleideum - $100,000 for the capital campaign
  • Next Level Youth Enrichment Program - $800 for a youth coding program
  • Piedmont Environmental Alliance  - $24,000 for a part-time marketing and membership coordinator
  • Piedmont Opera - $25,000 for a feasibility study
  • ReadWS - $25,000 to hire site coordinators to provide tutor support
  • Samaritan Ministries - $23,250 for succession planning
  • SECU Family House - $18,900 for major gift planning assistance
  • Smart Start of Forsyth County - $38,000 for a full-time development officer
  • TCK Providence - $25,000 to develop a marketing strategy
  • The Centers for Exceptional Children - $30,467 for part-time staff for the infant and toddler program for a second year
  • Winston-Salem Indians - $300 for youth sports scholarships
  • Yadkin Riverkeeper - $12,250 for a full-time campaign coordinator position for a third year