The Winston-Salem Foundation Announces May Community Grants

By Staff

The Winston-Salem Foundation has announced 14 Community Grants totaling $384,178 that will touch the lives of many living in Forsyth County. Grants were awarded to organizations in the following program areas: animal welfare, arts and culture, community and economic development, education, environment, health, human services, public interest, and youth.

  • Common Cause North Carolina – $15,750 for a nonpartisan voter guide
  • El Buen Pastor Latino Community Services – $5,145 for technology upgrades and board training
  • Family Services – $27,300 for the Family Violence Prevention Initiative
  • Family Success Collaborative – $100,800 for two family advocates in the Boston-Thurmond neighborhood
  • Forsyth County Public Library – $52,500 to create a reading garden at the new Central Library
  • Heartstrings, Inc.- $31,083 to diversify the pregnancy and infant loss program and to expand the executive director position
  • NC Cooperative Extension Service, Forsyth County – $1,000 for the urban farm school
  • Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods – $80,000 to support the development of community assets in neighborhoods
  • Planned Parenthood South Atlantic – $26,250 for a community health educator
  • R.I.S.E. 4 Girls – $300 to host workshops to empower school age girls
  • ReadWS – $8,400 to expand the assistant director’s hours for a second year
  • Sergei Foundation – $10,500 for a part-time program manager
  • Twin City Stage- $24,150 for an operational and programmatic evaluation process
  • Winston-Salem Delta Fine Arts – $1,000 to host a finale event for a Haitian art exhibit

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