2019 Report to the Community /
2018 Annual Report is Here!
IN THIS CENTENNIAL YEAR , we're celebrating all who have shaped this foundation and our community over the past 100 years. We hope that our new centennial annual report reflects this celebratory spirit!

Review our historical timeline, learn more about our focus areas and strategic initiatives, and experience the Foundation's major events over the past year. Read inspiring life-changing stories of generous donors, a scholarship recipient, and programs offered by nonprofits Imprints Cares and Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center .

We hope you'll learn more about our work and join us as we plan for our next century of impact striving to achieve a vision of a generous and trusting community where  everyone  is thriving.
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Community Screenings: America to Me
WE'RE HOSTING two upcoming screenings of the documentary series America to Me by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Steve James. Set in one of Chicago's most racially diverse public schools, America to Me examines the roles that race and class play in American education. 

Join us tomorrow, August 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Forsyth Central Library as we watch Episode 5 in collaboration with the Black Philanthropy Initiative . Light refreshments will be provided at 5:30 p.m. with the screening starting promptly at 6:00 p.m. A facilitated discussion will follow the film.

Learn more and let us know you're coming.
Welcome to our New Staff
We’re excited to share that (l-r) Angela Breathette, April Durr, Amanda Marsh, and Marty Pittman have joined our staff this summer. 

Angela is Gifts Processor & Administrative Assistant; April is Program Director, Capacity Building & Capital Campaigns; Amanda is Grants Manager; and Marty is Grants Processor & Administrative Assistant. Please join us in welcoming these new Foundation team members!
Bookmarks Festival of Books & Authors
Nonprofit Networking Social on September 9
WE'RE PLEASED to support the 15th annual Bookmarks Festival of Authors & Books as it invites our community to explore, engage, and imagine through the art of reading and writing.

This year's festival is September 5-8 and features 50 authors, panel discussions, booksignings, and storytimes. Learn more .
STAFF AND BOARD MEMBERS of Forsyth County nonprofits are invited to join us for a Nonprofit Networking Social on Monday, September 9 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Drop by for light refreshments and conversation with Foundation staff and fellow nonprofits, and feel free to invite additional staff and board members. Learn more and RSVP on Facebook .
Broadening Philanthropy
in Our Community
Black Philanthropy Initiative
Did you know that August is Black Philanthropy Month ? BPI kicked off the month as a sponsor of the 16th biennial National Black Theatre Festival, celebrating the extraordinary talent of black theatre. Stay engaged with BPI on Facebook and Twitter to learn how you can celebrate and support Black Philanthropy Month.
The Women's Fund of Winston-Salem
Save the date The Women’s Fund's 14th annual luncheon will be held on Wednesday, November 13 where 2019 grant recipients will also be announced. This year’s theme is  Victory in Unity stay tuned for registration information!
Youth Grantmakers in Action
YGA welcomed a new team of 24 youth grantmakers this month, kicking off with an early August team-building retreat at our offices. Over the school year, the group will learn more about philanthropy and direct a grantmaking program to fund youth-led projects in Forsyth County.
More Foundation News
Thanks to the generosity of a local couple, donations to our Next Century Fund are being matched dollar for dollar!

Check out the June Winston-Salem Monthly article featuring the Foundation's support for local nonprofits.

Forsyth Futures recently launched an interactive microsite highlighting the Benefits Cliff in Forsyth County.
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