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.Learn more
The Shallow Ford Foundation is excited to launch a brand new program – The Bingham Art Series, with the goal to contribute to arts and culture in the Clemmons area. The series features 4 events in 2023-2024, offering both visual and performing arts to the public.Learn more
BREAKING NEWS: The Shallow Ford Foundation met with the legislative leaders of NCGA Joint Caucus on Early Childhood to discuss goal to launch an innovative child care model.
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The childcare shortage is having a far-reaching impact on every part of community life - families, employers, and schools.
The Shallow Ford Foundation completed its study of the many issues and published a report of findings and recommendations. We are currently working on an innovative new model to address the issues.
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Now in its third year, The Wayne C. Matthews Continuing Education Award will be given to a deserving adult student later this fall. The application deadline for the $2,000 scholarship award is November 20.Read full article in newspaper
The Shallow Ford Foundation is launching a new program — The Bingham Arts Series. The series will feature four events in 2023-2024, offering both visual and performing artsRead full article in newspaper
Seven students from West Forsyth High School received scholarship awards from the Shallow Ford Foundation this year. “On behalf of the foundation, we congratulate these students on the hard work they have already done and the bright future they have started towards,” Shallow Ford Foundation Board Chair Tim Bell said.Read full article in newspaper
On May 20, five students from Starmount High School and four from Forbush High School officially became Shore Scholars. The students, joined by their families, celebrated this accomplishment at Signing Day, held at the Willingham Theater at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center.Read full article in newspaper
A new child care model created in Yadkin County could expand child care access — especially in rural areas. But there’s no licensing avenue for the model yet. The state Child Care Commission approved a petition on Monday for a rule change to create that avenue.Read full article in newspaper