The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem is now accepting proposals for its 2020 grant cycle, which seeks to ensure that all women and girls in Forsyth County have equal opportunities, skills, and resources to be independent, self-sufficient, and contributing members of the community.
Organizations of all sizes can apply for grants of up to $15,000; proposals must have a gender lens focus and demonstrate how the requested dollars would positively impact the economic security of local women and girls.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the inequities in our community, and the Fund is committed to supporting nonprofit partners in order to be more responsive to the needs of women and girls in this challenging time. As a result, the Fund simplified its grant application process and made two significant changes to its grant guidelines:
Grant applications are due June 26, 2020.
The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem brings together individuals who want to ensure that all women and girls in Forsyth County have equal opportunities and the skills and resources to be independent, self-sufficient, and contributing members of the community. Members of The Women’s Fund help identify the needs in our community, then vote with their hearts and dollars to support projects that meet those needs. Through the power of collective giving, members of The Women’s Fund seek to support projects that focus on poverty, especially concentrated and economic security. We invite you to learn more about The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem and to join us in our efforts to change the lives of women and girls in our community. Learn more at womensfundws.org.