Grants were awarded to organizations in the following program areas: arts and culture, education, environment, human services, and recreation.
• Ava Gardner Museum - $7,000 for building repairs and improvements
• Bookmarks - $28,000 for a community outreach and facilities manager for a second year
• Carter G. Woodson School of Challenge - $9,800 for a student and parent liaison for a third year
• Family Services - $2,000 to provide direct assistance to victims of violent crime
• Piedmont Land Conservancy - $15,000 for a full-time land protection specialist for a second year
• Senior Services - $70,000 to support programs for high-risk older adults in Forsyth County for two years
• Speas Global Elementary School PTA - $300 for the Speas Global Elementary School soccer club
• Winston-Salem Tarheels - $500 for youth sports scholarships
• Work Family Resource Center - $14,700 for a part-time development director for a third year
The Winston-Salem Foundation is a community foundation that supports charitable programs in the greater Forsyth County area. Founded in 1919 with a $1,000 gift, it now administers 1,450 funds and had total custodial assets of more than $605 million at the end of 2017. In 2017, the Foundation granted $46.3 million to charitable causes, almost $2.9 million of which was through its Community Grants program.
Learn more at www.wsfoundation.org.