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  • April 24, 2020
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Arts Council and Forsyth County Bringing Five Concerts to County Parks this Summer

Arts Council and Forsyth County Bringing Five Concerts to County Parks this Summer All events free and family friendly Winston-Salem, NC (April 23, 2020) —  The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County has announced the lineup for the 2020  Summer Parks Concert Series with three  performances  at Tanglewood Park and two at Triad Park.   West End Mambo, the popular, high-energy classic salsa and Latin jazz band, will kick off the series Sunday, June 21, at Tanglewood.  All events and parking are free and family-friendly. This is the fifth season for the Parks Concert Series , which is a collaborative presentation
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  • April 24, 2020
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Youth Grantmakers in Action Award Grants to Youth-Led Projects

Youth Grantmakers in Action (YGA) announces 10 grants totaling $7,390 to support youth-led projects in Forsyth County. This year, the group once again granted more than ever before, thanks to the generous support of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, which invested $5,000 for a third year in YGA’s grantmaking program to support youth philanthropy in our community. Youth Grantmakers in Action announce the following grant awards: 2020 Grant Recipients CARE Club – $890 to host a spring literacy camp at Bolton Elementary School CARE Club – $450 to create a uniform closet at Bolton Elementary School Forsyth County Young Leaders Program – $200 to support
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  • April 24, 2020
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Black Philanthropy Initiative Announces Grants

                                                             Black Philanthropy Initiative Announces Grants for Remote Learning Access in Forsyth County  The Black Philanthropy Initiative (BPI) of The Winston-Salem Foundation offers annual grants that focus on Advancing Equity in Education in Forsyth County. Due to the unprecedented challenges being experienced in the community as a result of COVID-19, BPI will postpone its traditional spring grant cycle, instead making direct investments to local schools to address equity issues around remote student learning. BPI recognizes that technology and Internet access have become a heightened equity issue with the closing of schools and has made three grants totaling $20,000 to support local
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