2010 Grantee Partners

In 2010, The members of The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem awarded seven grants totaling $142,725.

Community Grants Program 

The Augustine Project for Literacy of St. Paul's Episcopal Church was awarded $18,000 for the Literate Girls program to help identify and recruit girls who struggle with literacy skills and provide them with intensive tutoring to help improve their reading, writing and spelling skills. 

The Children’s Home was awarded $14,850 for My Aunt’s House to provide classes and counseling on life skills to homeless teen mothers participating in their supportive housing program.

Crisis Control Ministry was awarded $30,000 for the Breaking the Cycle program to help women access services and programs that enable them to become more self-sufficient and reduce their dependence on emergency-aid programs.

Crosby Scholars was awarded $29,975 for the ¡Excelencia! program to increase the number of young Latinas that graduate from high school and pursue higher education.

Experiment in Self Reliance was awarded $30,000 for the Financial Empowerment for Women and Girls program, a collaborative program with Salem College and the YWCA, to help women increase their financial literacy and assets.

Grassroots Grants Program 

Dress for Success Winston-Salem was awarded $9,900 for the Transitioning Women into the Workplace program to provide professional attire and a support program to help disadvantaged women get and maintain employment.

Take the Lead North Carolina was awarded $10,000 for the Dancing Classrooms program to provide all 5th grade students at two Equity Plus elementary schools with ballroom dancing instruction to teach them critical social and teamwork skills. 

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