Newsletters




The Women's Fund of Winston Salem publishes a quarterly newsletter.  Click here to sign up to receive the newsletter and other information from The Women's Fund via e-mail.




Previous Editions of The Women's Fund Newsletter

March/April 2014
-Social Change Exchange: Human Trafficking
-WFU Students Kick Off Membership Drive
-Welcome 2014 Participant Scholars
-Women's Fund Releases 2014 Request For Proposals

January/February 2014
-ACEY Group
-New Women's Fund Board Members
-Expanded Membership Levels

November/December 2013
-2013 Grants Announced
-Celebrating $1 Million in Change

September/October 2013
-Annual Luncheon
-Let's Vote Let's Discuss
-Tribute Gifts

July/August 2013
-Women's Fund names new director
-Passionate Conversation: Social Change Exchange
-Teen Pregnancy Prevention Mini-Grant Updat


April/May 2013

-Child Care Provider Reaches for the Stars
-Rape & Sexual Assault Issue Brief
-Welcome Participant Scholars
-2013 Grant Guidelines


February/March 2013
-Grantee Partners Exceed Goals
-New Board Members
-2013 Research Focus: Violence Against Women

October/November 2012 eNews
-The Status of Women in North Carolina
-Let's Talk Month
-The Power of Women's Philanthropy

August/September 2012 eNews
-Michele Ozumba to Speak at 7th Annual Luncheon
-Grant Review is Underway
-Women's Emerging Leadership Program

May/June 2012 eNews
-Focus on: Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
-Teen Pregnancy Mini-Grants
-Mini-grant spotlight: Imprints and El Buen Pastor

March/April 2012 eNews
-Focus on: Teen Pregnancy
-Grantee Spotlight:  My Aunt's House
-Women's History Month
-Honor Thy Mom!

November/December 2011 eNews
-Passionate Women, Passionate Giving
-Grantee Partner Expresses Gratitude
-The Fund Welcomes Six New Board Members
-Make A Difference with your Holiday Gifts

August/September 2011 eNews
-The ACEY Group: Actively Engaged
-Social Change Exchange: Teen Pregancy
-The Augustine Project for Literacy: Literate Girls
-The NC Governor's Conference for Women
-Women's Emerging Leadership Program

May/June 2011 eNews

-Social Change Exchanges Promote Dialogue
-Focus Group: Unitarian Universalist Women
-Grant Process Underway
-Meet Participant Scholar: Lesley Lamb

 March/April 2011  eNews
-In Pursuit of Inclusiveness
-Introducing the Social Change Exchange
-What's Your group Doing?

Fall 2010
-The Women's Fund Awards $142,725 to Seven Local Nonprofits
-Fifth Anniversary Luncheon: An Inspiring Celebration
-Growing our Fund

Summer 2010
-Through a Gender Lens Research Report gets Community's Attention
-Grant Process Underway
-The Women's Fund to Award Membership to Participant Scholars

Spring 2010
-Making an Impact:  Grantee Update
-The Women's Fund welcome Sharee Fowler and Holly Marion to the Board of Directors

Fall 2009
-Women's Fund Announces 2009 Grant Recipients
-Help us Share our Message, Engage More Women in our Work
-White Space Gallery Hosts Participant Scholar Annual Gathering

Spring 2009
-Third Year of Grantmaking Now Underway 
-New Website Helps Engage and Motivate Our Community
-Reasons to Believe in the Power of Collective Giving 
-June Monthly Social Invitation

Winter 2009
· Women's Fund hosts new monthly social gathering
· Women's Fund grantees use new tool to improve accountability, measure social change

Fall 2008
· Second round of grants ($182,000) awarded to nine local nonprofits
· 2007 grantees share results of our investment

Spring 2008
· Membership totals 666 women and girls, including 164 individual and 75 group memberships
· First member survey seeks ideas to improve effectiveness
· The Women's Fund articulates five values to guide judgments and actions: philanthropy, inclusion, community, empowerment social justice

Winter 2007
· First round of grants ($144,022) awarded to seven local nonprofits
· Women’s Fund announces four focus areas as priorities: health and safety, family issues, self-sufficiency, and leadership and empowerment
· Membership totals 609 members, including 153 individual and 456 group memberships
· Featured Member: Helen Monroe, 2007 recipient of Sara Lee Center for Women's Health “Share and Care” award

Summer 2007
· Members to vote on 10 grant applications representing $254,315 in community need
· The Women's Fund articulates vision
· Needs Assessment Committee releases “Current Status of Women and Girls in Our Community”

Spring 2007
· Membership totals 377 women and girls, including 143 individual and 39 group memberships
· Grants review committee releases Grant Applications and Guidelines for the Fund
· Women’s Fund Committees seek member involvement

©2005-2013 The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem
860 W. Fifth St • Winston-Salem, NC 27101 • 336.714.3468