Winston-Salem Foundation Granted over $450,000 in September

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by Camel City Dispatch

By Staff

The Winston-Salem Foundation has announced that they made 22 Community Grants totaling $451,810 in September.  These grants are across a wide spectrum of organizations and programs  that will touch the lives of many living in Forsyth County. Grants were awarded to organizations in the program areas of animal welfare, arts and culture, community and economic development, education, environment, health, human services, public interest, and recreation.  Those grants include:

  • Center for Smart Financial Choices – $14,560 to hire a part-time youth program
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  • Financial Pathways of the Piedmont – $28,000 for a program coordinator for the Asset
  • Building Coalition
  • Forsyth Community Food Consortium – $42,000 to support the Forsyth Community
  • Food Consortium for a second year
  • Forsyth Humane Society – $25,000 for the capital campaign
  • Hispanic League – $6,100 for an organizational assessment and a fund development plan
  • iCan House Services – $38,850 to hire a program assistant
  • Junior Achievement of Central NC – $24,000 for a programs manager
  • Leadership Winston-Salem – $28,000 for a full-time program and alumni coordinator
  • National Cycling Center – $25,000 for a part-time temporary liaison and technology to support administrative needs
  • NC Cooperative Extension Service, Forsyth County – $30,000 to continue funding the restoration of the Arboretum at Tanglewood
  • NC Harm Reduction Coalition – $10,000 for a second year of support for an outreach worker and a health educator for the overdose prevention program
  • North Star Center – $10,000 for a part-time center manager
  • Old Hickory Council, Boy Scouts of America – $30,000 for a full-time marketing director
  • Samaritan Ministries – $11,000 for a strategic plan
  • Sawtooth School for Visual Art – $24,000 for a development assistant for a second year
  • Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem – $25,000 for the capital campaign
  • Southside United Health Center – $35,000 for two part-time nurse practitioners for a second year
  • TCK Providence – $25,000 to expand the culinary training and catering programs through Providence Restaurant
  • Triad Stage – $15,000 for a development position for a second year

You can read more about the work of the Winston-Salem Foundation HERE.

sawtooth center for the visual arts
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