In The News

As an active part of the Foundation's communities, the following articles highlight the Shallow Ford Foundation in the news. If you would like any additional information regarding our work in the community, our logo, or our logo print guidelines, please contact the foundation's President and CEO, Sandi Scannelli.

The Shallow Ford Foundation announces three scholarship recipients

The Shallow Ford Foundation announces three scholarship recipients

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.

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July 1, 2021
First Wayne Matthews scholarship awarded

First Wayne Matthews scholarship awarded

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.

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June 30, 2021
Clemmons Foundation announces name change to the Shallow Ford Foundation

Clemmons Foundation announces name change to the Shallow Ford Foundation

The Clemmons Community Foundation has announced it will be changing its name to the Shallow Ford Foundation, effective July 1. The new name is inspired by a historically-renowned shallow location on the Yadkin River that was used to cross the river between Forsyth and Yadkin counties. The name better reflects the broader geography served by the foundation, honors the area’s heritage, and reflects the foundation’s mission of connecting community and local philanthropy to achieve lasting outcomes.

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The Clemmons Community Foundation announces three scholarship recipients

The Clemmons Community Foundation announces three scholarship recipients

The Clemmons Community Foundation announced three scholarship recipients this week. Adia Redfearn, recipient of The Salem Glen College Assistance Program in memory of Richard ‘Dick’ Bunker. Kaliyah Fryer, recipient of the The Mary Elizabeth Dodson Conrad Scholarship. Melissa Celedon-Garcia, recipient of the The Mary Elizabeth Dodson Conrad Scholarship.

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