The childcare shortage is having a far-reaching impact on every part of community life - families, employers, and schools.
The Shallow Ford Foundation has just completed its study of the many issues. The published report of findings and recommendations is now available.
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The Shallow Ford Foundation is a community foundation serving Clemmons, Lewisville, Yadkin County, and northern Davidson County.
We exist to connect community and philanthropy for enduring results.

Connecting Community and Philanthropy for Enduring Results.
The Shallow Ford Foundation is a community foundation serving Clemmons, Lewisville, Yadkin County, and northern Davidson County. We exist to connect community and philanthropy for enduring results.
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Who we are

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.

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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.

IN THE NEWS

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Shore Scholars Program Reports Promising Outcomes

Nine of the first Shore Scholars have completed the program, with eight (89%) graduating from Surry Community College with an Associate of Arts degree and proceeding on track to a junior year in a 4-year college/university. The program supports students for two years following high school graduation. Earning a degree from Surry Community College this year and continuing to a 4-year university were Kacey Cleary, Jesse Keaton, and Audrey Shore. Students progressing to their 3rd year at a college or university are Hannah Horton and Megan Tucker at Appalachian State, Sommer Gray at Catawba, Jacob Craver at UNC-Chapel Hill, and Kailey Smitherman at Liberty University.

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October 18, 2022
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Shallow Ford Foundation Holds Mentoring Workshop

The Shallow Ford Foundation sponsored a workshop specifically for individuals serving in the role of mentor as part of a scholarship awarded through the foundation. The workshop was offered on Aug. 9 at Lewisville’s Mary Alice Warren Community Center.

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August 23, 2022
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Shore Community Grants application period opens Aug. 25

The Shallow Ford Foundation has announced that the 2022-2023 application period for the Shore Community Grants will open on Thursday, Aug. 25 at 10 a.m. An online information session on the grant program will be held at that time as well.

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August 22, 2022
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Shallow Ford Foundation Awards Six Scholarships to West Forsyth Seniors

The Shallow Ford Foundation awarded scholarships to six 2022 graduates from West Forsyth High School. Each scholarship is the result of a generous donation from members of the community. Recipients were selected by a committee of volunteers in a process facilitated by foundation staff. Each award, like the student who received it, has their own unique story.

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August 16, 2022
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Shallow Ford Foundation Announces Recipients of Three Scholarships

The Shallow Ford Foundation announces the 2022-2023 recipients of the Salem Glenn College Assistance Program, the Mary Elizabeth Dodson Conrad Scholarship, and the Kim and Chris Henson Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year.

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August 16, 2022
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Shallow Ford Foundation to offer Wayne C. Matthews Scholarship

The Shallow Ford Foundation has announced that it will offer The Wayne C. Matthews Continuing Education Award again this year. The $2,000 award will be given to a Yadkin County resident who attends or plans to attend, The Yadkin Campus of Surry Community College to complete a credential-producing program that leads to an in-demand occupation. Applicants may be enrolled full or part-time and must have graduated high in 2021 or earlier.

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August 23, 2022
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