April 23, 2020

Foundation Awards Community Grants Totaling $431,610

The Winston-Salem Foundation announces 17 Community Grants totaling $431,610 to local nonprofits that will touch the lives of many living in Forsyth County. This support is made possible by donors to the Foundation’s unrestricted funds, flexible funds, and the Next Century Fund.


  • COVID-19 Response Fund for Forsyth County – $200,000 to assist with the immediate needs of economically vulnerable populations impacted by COVID-19


Governance / Leadership / Staff Development:

  • HUSTLE Winston-Salem – $10,500 for interim executive director and administrative staff for a second year
  • Moji Coffee and More – $17,500 for a general manager/executive director for a second year

Learn more about capacity-building grants


Advancing Equity in Education: 

  • Triad Restorative Justice – $16,500 to support the RESTART and Impact Circle programs

Building an Inclusive Economy: 

  • Greater Winston-Salem – $75,000 for grants to businesses owned by people of color
  • Ujima Community Development Corporation – $35,000 to support economic development activities in the City View neighborhood

Learn more about our focus areas


  • Forsyth County PAGE – $800 for PSAT and Duke University Talent Identification Program scholarships to Winston-Salem/Forsyth County students in the academically gifted program
  • Iglesia Cristiana Sin Fronteras – $1,000 to offer community support during the COVID-19 crisis
  • Kimberly Park Tennis Association – $500 for Tennis Court rental fees
  • Piedmont Renewal Network – $1,000 for a bilingual parent and family coordinator
  • Triad Cultural Arts – $1,000 for research, design, and production of a mobile cultural arts exhibit celebrating Winston-Salem's rich African-American history
  • Triad Dream Center – $1,000 for adaptations to the Care and Share Food Pantry during the COVID-19 crisis

Learn more about small grants


  • Family Services – $4,000 to provide direct assistance to victims of violent crime

Learn more about victim's assistance grants


  • City with Dwellings – $11,550 for a full-time program director for a third year
  • Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods – $20,000 to provide funds for neighborhood projects and programs
  • Parenting PATH – $21,560 for a director of community outreach for a third year
  • Shepherd's Center of Kernersville – $14,700 for a volunteer service coordinator for a third year