The Shallow Ford Foundation exists to connect community and philanthropy for enduring results. We connect people and resources in ways that thoughtfully and meaningfully transform our communities with access, opportunity, and an enriched quality of life for all residents. A core mission of the Shallow Ford Foundation is to strengthen the people, places, and partnerships that hold our communities together, build new connections that provide opportunities, and ensure our area continues to be a community in which all people want to call home.
Connecting community and philanthropy for enduring results.
CONNECTING –what the shallow ford does
COMMUNITY – our place-based community work
PHILANTHROPY –what we do
ENDURING RESULTS – what we accomplish; our focus on transformational outcomes that make a lasting difference
The Shallow Ford Foundation maximizes the possibilities with philanthropists in reaching their charitable goals. We focus on transformational giving – that is, giving that meaningfully transforms situations and circumstances. We honor donor intentions, engage the community in our processes, and work alongside families and community partners with grants awarded. In addition, we work collaboratively within our community on initiatives.
Yadkin County Rescue Squad & EMS, Inc. has a new, more powerful motor for river rescues. This 30 horsepower Mercury outboard motor recently arrived and was purchased using their 2021 Shore Community Grant. The more powerful engine will allow them to travel upstream to closer take-out points and more quickly reach those in need of water rescue.Read full article in newspaper
Memory of former Yadkin Center director honored with scholarship. The Shallow Ford Foundation (formerly The Clemmons Community Foundation) has awarded the first Wayne C. Matthews Continuing Education Award to Tyler Church of Jonesville.Read full article in newspaper
The Shallow Ford Foundation (formerly The Clemmons Community Foundation) announces three scholarship recipients this week. Julia Grossnickle and Megan Putnam, both graduates of West Forsyth High School, were awarded Thad and Mary Bingham Education Assistance Awards for Graduating Seniors. Shamonni Graham, from Oak Grove High School, was awarded the Clarence “Big House” Gaines Reynolda Rotary College Assistance Scholarship.Read full article in newspaper