Recent Grants - Clemmons / Lewisville

November 2020 - The Foundation announced $53,250 in grants to ten nonprofit organizations through its recent community grants process. The programs and services will take place within the next year and serve Clemmons, Lewisville, and surrounding areas. One focus area for applications was “Thriving in Education” for supportive programming to reduce student support gaps, engagement decline, learning loss, as well as social and emotional health. The second focus area was Nonprofit Sustainability to address the increase in needs due to the pandemic and to help support necessary organizational adaptations to continue programs and services.  Grants were made possible through the Thad and Mary Bingham Funds, the Clemmons-Lewisville Community Fund, and an anonymous donor.

Cancer Services

$5,000 to support the patient advocacy program for older adults facing cancer in Lewisville and Clemmons. The program helps secure in-kind medication assistance programs and also provides direct financial assistance for emergency unmet cancer treatment needs.

Clemmons Food Pantry

$5,000 to provide additional equipment that is now necessary for the new facility to meet health and safety requirements under COVID-19 to ensure the continued good health of volunteers and clients.

Crossnore School & Children's Home

$7,500 to improve access to mental and behavioral health services for children and families in Clemmons and Lewisville. Funds will specifically be used for clinical scholarships to provide therapy sessions for eligible local clients without insurance or who are unable to pay fees.  

HandsOn Northwest

$5,000 to provide 5 locally-serving nonprofits with an organizational assessment to identify strengths and areas for improvement.  The grant will also provide a training credit for training in response to need identified.

Hispanic League

$4,500 to sustain programs that support middle school and college students, provide COVID-19 health education, and deliver PPE to businesses and families in the local Hispanic community.

Humane Society of Davie County

$5,000 to fund various medical expenses such as spay/neutering, de-worming, and vaccinations to prepare dogs and cats for expedited adoptions.

Humane Solution Spay-Neuter Program

$5,000 to provide vaccines, flea medications, a free wellness clinic, and spay and neutering surgeries for low-income pet owners in Clemmons and Lewisville.

School Health Alliance for Forsyth County

$7,500 to conduct risk assessments with West Forsyth High School students. This will allow for early identification of social, emotional, and behavioral health needs as well as other risks in an effort to connect students to needed treatment and other resources and supports. This program will begin after students are able to return to school.

Salvation Army

$5,000 to provide direct emergency assistance and relief to Clemmons and Lewisville residents for needs not otherwise covered by government programs.  

Trellis Supportive Care

$3,750 to support the Charitable Care program that improves access to hospice care for low-income, uninsured, and under insured local patients.

April 2020- The Clemmons Community Foundation distributed $82,709 in grants to twelve nonprofit organizations through its 2020 community grant awards cycle. All awarded programs and services will take place within the next year.  As local nonprofits navigate the current and future impacts of COVID-19 on their programs and services, several of the grants were awarded with allowances for adaptations and flexibility.  Grants were made possible through the Thad and Mary Bingham Community Fund, Thad and Mary Bingham DonorAdvised Fund, Clemmons-Lewisville Community Fund, and two anonymous donors.

Arts for Life

$5,000 to support pediatric patients locally at Brenner Children’s Hospital through art, music, and creative writing experience to nurture their minds and spirits while encouraging positive healthcare experiences.


$7,500 to support a “Book Build”, providing more than 300 new books for Lewisville Elementary School. The program also includes an author visit to the school and assistance with getting the books cataloged for check out.

Cancer Services

Two grants totaling $7,775 in support of the patient advocacy program and a survivorship wellness program. The patient advocacy program works closely with cancer patients to reduce barriers in accessing critical treatment support and care. The survivorship wellness program will offer an array of opportunities to engage healthy living and eating through cooking, yoga, and nature walks.

Clemmons Fire Department in a joint partnership with Lewisville and Vienna Fire Departments

$10,000 for PPE equipment of students enrolling in the new Fire Academy at West Forsyth High School. Participants in the fire academy will earn the appropriate credentials and training to become a career or volunteer firefighter.

Forsyth Futures

$4,025 to support community engagement activities through Age-Friendly Forsyth in Clemmons and Lewisville, a program that addresses specific needs like physical and mental health, accessibility and mobility, and social engagement of aging adults (60 and older).

Hispanic League

$3,029 for the Middle School Achievers Program serving 67 ESL (English as Second Language) students at Clemmons Middle School.The program includes topics such as the importance of learning English, best-effort participation in the classroom, personal development, self-reflection, and goal setting.

Humane Society of Davie County

$7,500 to help cover medical expenses to prepare dogs and cats for adoption. Covering expenses like spay/neuter surgery, de-worming, microchip, and vaccinations will expedite successful adoptions.

IFB Solutions

$5,000 to provide special tools to K-12 students with unique low vision needs. Tools may include adaptive aids and smart devices to enhance their core literacy skills. The solutions foster greater access to independent learning and improve readiness for college and career success.

Pretty in Pink Foundation

$5,000 to assist uninsured and under-insured ,low-income breast cancer patients obtain life-saving medical treatments.

Senior Services

Two grants totaling $12,880 to expand two programs in Clemmons and Lewisville. Additional aging adults will now receive Meals-on-Wheels deliveries. Also, the grant will help fund a part-time local ResourceSpecialist to provide supportive resources and services for aging adults and their caregivers.

Shepherd's Center of Greater Winston-Salem

$5,000 to assist aging adults with the cost of materials to complete minor home repairs and modifications, and transportation assistance for doctor’s appointments, medical treatments, and other essential needs.

YMCA of Northwest North Carolina

$10,000 to create a Group Respite Program at theJerry Long YMCA for caregivers of an aging spouse or family member.

Grantee Reporting

The Clemmons Community Foundation grantees are required to submit progress reports on the status of grants and their transformational efforts within the community. For multiyear grants, some periodic reporting is necessary before subsequent year grant is awarded. All required reporting is outlined in the grant agreements.

If you have received a grant from the Clemmons Community Foundation, please refer to your award letter to see what is required. We rely on our community partners’ candor in the practices that resulted in not only success, but also improvements that may be explored in the future. Reports should include your anticipated outcomes as well as the short-term and long-term results.  Grantees can complete reports through the foundation's online grant portal.

For information about grant reporting e-mail our Program Officer Greg Keener at