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The Winston-Salem Foundation Award

Award to a Forsyth County, North Carolina Individual
for Outstanding Community Service and Leadership

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Foundation / Corporation

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The Winston-Salem Foundation (WSF)

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Deadline Date:

02/23/18 5:00 PM


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Award of $10,000 to a Forsyth County, North Carolina individual who demonstrates the values of generosity, excellence, inclusion, and integrity as well as visionary leadership. The award money will be donated to a nonprofit of the award winner's choice.

This award is not a lifetime achievement award, but is designed to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions within the recent past.

The 2018 award recipients will be announced at the Foundation’s May 2 Community Luncheon at the Benton Convention Center.

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GrantWatch ID#: 168293

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The award is given to a resident from the greater Forsyth County area who has demonstrated visionary leadership in a community activity or on behalf of a community organization.

Current members of the Foundation Committee and staff are ineligible to receive The Winston-Salem Foundation Award.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Are you unsure about which award is most appropriate for your nomination idea? Do you need clarification on what promoting bridging social capital might look like? The Foundation is pleased to host two workshops for any questions you may have regarding your nomination. (Workshops are optional.)

Tuesday, February 6: 5:30-6:30pm or
Wednesday, February 7: 11:00am-noon
at the Burress Family Center for Philanthropy at the Foundation's new offices
751 West Fourth Street, 3rd floor
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

To attend either workshop, please RSVP to Leila Warren at or (336) 714-3441.

Pre-Application Information:

Nomination deadline: February 23, 2018 at 5:00pm

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

RSVP for nomination workshops to Leila Warren at or (336) 714-3441.

Nominate a candidate:

Cici Fulton

The Winston-Salem Foundation
751 W Fourth St, Suite 200
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

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Geographic Focus:

USA: North Carolina: Forsyth County