2012 Grantee Partners

In 2012, The members of The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem awarded $144,580 in grants to six local nonprofit organizations to address the economic security of women and girls in Forsyth County.

Community Grants Program 

Augustine Project for Literacy of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church was awarded $20,000 for the Literate Girls Program. The program will identify low-income girls who are struggling with dyslexia or other learning disabilities and provide them with intensive one-on-one tutoring using the Orton-Gillingham teaching approach with Wilson Reading System® materials. 

Crosby Scholars Community Partnership was awarded $29,964 to expand its highly successful ¡Excelencia! program.  Young Latinas from five area middle schools will participate in academic, college preparation, career exploration and personal development workshops to increase confidence and motivation to graduate from high school and pursue higher education.

Goler Institute for Development and Education was awarded $29,835 for the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) for Girls program that will engage 60 low-income Forsyth county girls in an interactive learning program to increase their knowledge, interest and competency in STEM fields and offer them a career path to higher paying jobs and significant opportunities for economic security.

Planned Parenthood Health Systems was awarded $25,545 to provide Forsyth County with a dedicated Community Health Educator to conduct outreach and education in partnership with youth-serving agencies, faith communities and area schools to provide parents and teens access to age-appropriate, curriculum-based programs.

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools was awarded$29,236 to fund a bilingual social work assistant to provide an array of services and resources to Latina teen mothers to help them to stay in school.

Grassroots Grants Program

Empowering Girls in Real Life Situations was awarded a $10,000 capacity-building grant to assist them in reaching the next level of operational and organizational maturity.  E-Girls is a grassroots organization that works with girls in two middle schools and two high schools to help them build self-esteem and improve their decision-making and communication skills.
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