The Clemmons Community Foundation manages several named funds established by individuals or groups. Most funds are set up with a specific charitable purpose. Some funds are set up that welcome additional contributions. All contributions are eligible for a tax deduction.

Below you will see a list of named funds that welcome additional contributions and a brief description. To make a donation to one or more of the funds listed, click on the name, which will take you to our secure credit card processor(Stripe). Stripe charges a fee of 2.9% + 0.30 on each transaction, which will be deducted from the donation amount.

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Fund Name   Description
Scholarship and Award Funds
Mason H. Hunter Vocational Education Scholarship Donate One of the Chamber scholarships, celebrating the life of Mason H. Hunter and focuses on occupational training.
Reynolda Rotary's Gaines Scholarship Donate The Reynolda Rotary Club's GAINES SCHOLARSHIP honors Coach “Big House” Gaines, who coached the Winston-Salem State Rams for 47 years compiling a record of 828-447 making him one of the most successful college basketball coaches of all time. Off the court, Coach Gaines was a pillar in the community, serving many professional and civic organizations, including Reynolda Rotary where he was a charter member. The Gaines Scholarship was established by Reynolda Rotary Club in honor of Coach Gaines. The fund’s purpose is to provide financial scholarship assistance to the alumni of the Cook Elementary School who are planning to ultimately attend Winston-Salem State University. The scholarship may be applied to studies at Forsyth Technical Community College or other preparatory education with the intent to transfer to WSSU. It is understood that recipients may later decide on an alternate educational pathway that may not include WSSU, such as graduating from FTCC and entering the workforce.
Salem Glen Scholarship Fund Donate A scholarship fund for one to two awards annually to any deserving resident of Forsyth or Davidson Counties with financial need seeking to complete a career certification or degree program at Forsyth Technical Community College or Davidson County Community College. The recipients of this scholarship (up to $2,500 a year) are paired with a mentor from Salem Glen, which is the charitably-minded residential community bridging across Clemmons and Davidson County. The community generously teamed together to create this special scholarship opportunity.
Salem Glen Scholarship Fund Endowment Donate The Salem Glen Scholarship Fund Endowment is the fund that is invested, producing earnings for annual Salem Glen Scholarships. See Salem Glen Scholarship Fund for full description.
The John E. Stewart Fund Donate John Stewart, retired engineer and well-known philanthropist, has established the Leslie Martin Scholarships at WFHS as well as the Rebecca and Danny Green Music Scholarship.
The Shore Scholars Fund Donate The Shore Scholars program was developed to assist and support students as they explore career options and then provide guidance and support to best prepare for their chosen career.
The Vocational Educational Scholarship Award of the Lewisville Clemmons Chamber of Commerce Donate The Vocational Education Scholarship Awards of the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce benefits area students seeking to continue vocational and occupational education and training. Scholarships may be awarded to one or more students based on the guidelines recommended by LCCC and the competitive scholarship award process established by the Community Foundation.
Donor Advised Funds
Burkel Family Foundation Fund Donate Ken Burkel has been one of the key leaders and communicators in shaping the Clemmons Community Foundation. The Burkel Family Foundation Fund has not only created a legacy for the Burkel family, but a legacy of leadership in the community.
Sandi Scannelli Fund Donate Focuses on Arts and Culture, Environment and conservation, Nonprofit Leadership/Organizational Development, and Civic Engagement.
Designated Funds
The Combest Family Fund Donate This fund is designated to benefit the Jerry Long YMCA and help to support the community work they do, with a focus on education and breaking the cycle of poverty.
Field of Interest Funds
Clemmons Feeds Clemmons Donate This fund is a temporary initiative during the COVID-19 pandemic mitigation and recovery to help support the independent, locally-owned restaurants in western Forsyth and northern Davidson counties while also providing meals through meal gift cards purchased for local families with children in local public schools. Gifts to this fund will help sustain locally-owned restaurants and support families struggling with job reduction and loss.
COVID-19 C Response Fund Donate The Clemmons Community Foundation has created a COVID-19 Local Response Fund to provide resources to charitable organizations supporting impacted residents of Clemmons and Lewisville. The foundation is assembling a team of community leaders to inform the assessment of needs and guide distribution decisions as the impact of the pandemic unfolds locally. The funds will be used to complement rather than duplicate any government resources.
COVID-19 Yadkin County Response Fund Donate The Clemmons Community Foundation has created a COVID-19 Yadkin County Response Fund with a seed gift to provide resources to charitable organizations supporting impacted residents of Yadkin County. The foundation is assembling a team of community leaders to inform the assessment of needs and guide distribution decisions as the impact of the pandemic unfolds locally. The funds will be used to complement rather than duplicate any government resources.
Fund for First Responders Donate To honor first responders in Clemmons, Lewisville, and Vienna through activities that recognize those on duty during major holidays and other times of sacrifice. Example: The fund supports the 2019 holiday meal and activities called "Feast for First Responders" on Christmas Day. The 2019 Christmas Day event is being organized and coordinated by a Leadership Lewisville-Clemmons Action Learning Team.
Leadership Initiatives Fund Donate The Leadership Initiatives Fund supports programming to cultivate, equip and inspire emerging leaders for community service.
Rotary Club of Western Forsyth Fund Donate The Rotary Club of Western Forsyth raises funds to award grants to charitable programs serving at-risk youth and to support at-risk youth education.
Thad and Mary Bingham Community Fund Donate The Thad and Mary Bingham Community Fund supports non-profits in the Clemmons area with a special interest in youth and children, animal welfare, and addiction rehab and recovery.
The Chuck Alexander Fund Donate Created in part by members of the Clemmons Rotary, in honor of Chuck Alexander who supported summer camp at Camp Hanes.
The Clemmons Rotary Fund Donate The Clemmons Rotary Club Fund supports the charitable initiatives and projects of the Clemmons Rotary Club. Grants are recommended by a committee of Rotarians for charitable causes its members support.
Welcome Back Yadkin County Schools Donate In Yadkin County, school personnel will be returning to school buildings on August 11th - prior to the return of students. Gifts to the Welcome Back Yadkin County Schools Fund will be used for activities planned on August 11th at each school site to celebrate Yadkin County School personnel returning to the schools and classrooms in August 2020. It is a boost for all school personnel to know the community is supporting them this year - a very different year with unique challenges. School personnel will be greeted on Day 1 of their return with a fun, grateful celebration to the extent that funds allow. This is a temporary fund.
Organization Endowment Funds
Cancer Services Endowment Fund Donate Cancer Services, Inc. is a local nonprofit organization with a mission of “Enhancing Health, Life and Survivorship”. Patient services assist with a combined approach of providing direct assistance while also helping access extensive financial resources to insure treatment access; survivorship programs insure a wide range of wellness and support programs; and community outreach educates and motivates the community to embrace a habit for good health. All programs are provided at no charge to patients and families. Distributions will support the operations of the organization to insure comprehensive support services to individuals and families facing cancer and outreach education in our community.
Women Who Care Fund Donate Women Who Care About Community is a volunteer organization of women who deploy talent, skills and experience to programs and services in the greater Clemmons area, with special interest in helping single parents and families with children. Distributions support supplies and materials associated with their projects as well as grants to organizations that WWC recommends.
Other Funds
CCF Fund Donate These funds maintain the day-to-day services and operations of the Clemmons Community Foundation enabling continued impact and service in the greater Lewisville-Clemmons area.
Community Impact Funds
Lewisville Clemmons Community Fund Donate This fund supports grants, initiatives, and programs in the greater Clemmons and Lewisville area with a focus on transformational approaches to issues, interests, and needs.
Other Funds