Details for THE WINSTON-SALEM FOUNDATION

Celebrating a Century
of Community
SUPPORTING
NONPROFITS
& COMMUNITY
GROUPS

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Nonprofit
support

by the
numbers.

In 2018, the
Foundation made
more than $58.6
million in total
charitable grants.

key component of The Winston-Salem Foundation’s
support of the local community includes helping nonprofit
organizations and community groups in Forsyth County
fulfill their missions. From startup organizations to established
nonprofits, the Foundation provides support in a variety of
ways, including:
• Capacity-Building Grants: for activities and projects that help
nonprofits enhance their internal operations.
• Capital Campaign Grants: for organizations on the Campaign
Coordinating Committee calendar in amounts of up to $100,000.
• Focus Area Grants: for proactive and responsive grants in two
priority areas—Building an Inclusive Economy and Advancing
Equity in Education.
• The Burress Family Center for Philanthropy: a collaborative
meeting space available for nonprofits to come together to learn,
network, and share ideas.

79% of these
grants stayed in NC
and 46% stayed in
Forsyth County.

Of these total
charitable grants,
the Foundation
awarded more than
$1.9 million in
Community Grants.

NONPROFIT HIGHLIGHTS
RIVERWOOD
THERAPEUTIC
RIDING CENTER

Riverwood provides therapeutic riding, equine-facilitated learning, communitybased learning, and mobile
outreach programs to more
than 750 children and adults
a year. This internationally
accredited nonprofit provides
equine-assisted activities and
therapies to children and
adults with special needs,
from children with cerebral
palsy, autism, developmental
delays to senior citizens with
Parkinson’s disease and other
disabilities. Since 1999, the
Foundation has supported
Riverwood with ten Community Grants totaling $188,000.

KALEIDEUM

In 2016, the Children’s Museum
of Winston-Salem and SciWorks
joined forces to create a new
museum called Kaleideum. The
merged entity combines the
features of both museums—fusing
arts, literacy, and STEM (science, technology, engineering,
and math) into an integrated
approach to learning through interactive play and discovery. Kaleideum is working with county
and community leaders to design
a new museum in the heart of
downtown Winston-Salem. Since
1991, the Foundation has supported the Children’s Museum
and SciWorks with 25 Community Grants totaling $896,000.

The Winston-Salem
Journal joins The
Winston-Salem Foundation in celebrating a
century of community.

PROVIDENCE RESTAURANT

Providence is a nonprofit program of the Second Harvest
Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina. Created in 2006
by Chef Jeff Bacon as Triad Community Kitchen, the program trains unemployed or underemployed individuals for
careers in the culinary arts. In 2015, Providence Restaurant
and Catering opened on University Parkway with the goal
of expanding catering operations and offering real-world
experience to program graduates. In 2018, Providence
Kitchen at BB&T opened in downtown Winston-Salem.
Since 2015, the Foundation has supported Providence with
four Community Grants totaling $75,000.

GIVE TO THE NEXT CENTURY FUND
Gifts to the Next Century Fund support Community
Grantmaking in Forsyth County, ensuring that we can
adapt to emerging challenges and opportunities in
the community. To donate: wsfoundation.org/100

CENTENNIAL MATCHING GIFT CHALLENGE
A generous couple is matching all individual gifts to
the Next Century Fund, up to $500,000—so you
can double your impact as we invest back in
Winston-Salem!

100 YEARS OF PHILANTHROPY
The Winston-Salem Foundation is celebrating this community’s legacy of philanthropy
that started with a gift of $1,000 in 1919, establishing the first foundation of any kind in NC.
Over these 100 years, thousands of individuals and organizations have partnered with the
Foundation to improve the quality of life in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, and beyond.

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751 WEST 4TH STREET, SUITE 200, WINSTON SALEM, NC 271012702

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