In FY 2020-21, United Way of Forsyth County is funding more than 60 different local programs through our Community Wide Investment Process and Place Matters initiative. Listed below are agencies receiving funding through these two investment processes.

FY21 Q1 Partner Agency and Funded Programs


Program CW or PM
Alexander Youth Network  
Lifeline Center at Carver HS PM
American Red Cross  
Disaster Services CW
Amos Cottage  
Therapeutic Day Program Services CW
Bethesda Center  
Emergency Day and Night Shelter CW
Big Brothers/Big Sisters  
Site Based Mentoring Program CW
Bowman Gray Child Guidance  
Mental Health Medication Mgmt & Counseling CW
Cancer Services  
Body and Soul Nutritious Eating and Active Living PM
Patient Advocacy and Minority Outreach CW
CARes Project Inc  
Car Ownership Program CW
Catholic Charities  
Stay the Course PM
Center for Exceptional Children  
Family Support Network Program CW
Infant and Toddler Program CW
Community Care Center  
Healthcare Services PM
Crosby Scholars  
AA Males Pursing Educational Dreams CW
Crosby Club CW
Enrichment Center  
Day Program and Community Services CW
Employment Gateway CW
Experiment in Self Reliance  
Housing Services CW
New Century IDA CW
Family Services  
Counseling Services CW
Vantage Point Children’s Advocacy Center CW
Victim Services CW
Fellowship Home  
Comprehensive Relapse Prevention Program CW
Financial Pathways of the Piedmont  
Center for Homeownership CW
Financial Management, Education and Debt Counseling CW
Representative Payee Program CW
Senior Financial Care CW
Girl Scouts  
Girl Scout Leadership Experience PM
Prosperity Center CW
Grace Presbyterian Church  
Healthy Eating Initiative PM
Habitat For Humanity  
New Build, Rehab and Apprenticeship PM
Imprints Cares  
Ready for School: Parents as Teachers PM
Forsyth Integrated Health Network CW
LEAD Girls of NC  
LEAD Girls of NC PM
Legal Aid (in collaboration with Children’s Law Center )  
Legal Advocacy in Family Violence: Stepping Forward CW
Mediation Services  
Truancy Mediation CW
Mental Health Association  
Community and Police Relations PM
Crisis Intervention Team, Mental Health Training for 1st Responders, Civic and Public Servants CW
Information & Referrals, Access to Mental and Behavioral Healthcare CW
New Communion  
New Communion PM
Parenting Path  
Forsyth County Parent Support CW
Springwell Network  
Developmental Disabilities Residential & Training CW
The Salvation Army  
Food & Shelter-Center For Hope CW
Ken Carlson Boys and Girls Club CW
The CiVIC Senior Center PM
Tutoring Enrichment and Food Program PM
Neighborhood Empowerment Through Technology (NETT) PM
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools  
Level Up PM
Project Graduation 2020 CW
Adult Literacy CW
Coordinated Outcomes and Approaches to Community Health PM
East Winston Student Enrichment Program PM
Summer Learning Academy CW
YMCA Achievers CW
Best Choice Center PM
Best Choice Academic Enrichment Program / Crosby Bigs CW
Gateway to Success CW
Hawley House CW
Second Chance at Graduation CW


A number of other partner agencies also receive funds through United Way of Forsyth County, including Trellis (formerly Hospice & Palliative Care Center), Second Harvest Food Bank, Winston-Salem Urban League, and Boy Scouts – Old Hickory Council. Additionally, last year over 390 agencies and nonprofit organizations from our local area and across the country received designated donations directly through United Way of Forsyth County’s Annual Campaign.

United Way of Forsyth County also funds and supports other key initiatives in our community including NC211, Housing Matters (formerly the Ten-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness), The Forsyth Promise, The Partnership for Prosperity, and our key partnership with Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods.
Through United Way of Forsyth County’s support and aligning of resources, these programs, the agencies, and their collaborating partners are all working to create a Stable, Educated, Healthy, and Economically Mobile Forsyth County