What is Transformational
Giving?

Clemmons Community Foundation routinely uses the terms “smart” and “transformational” in its focus for giving and community impact. What does that mean and why do we care?

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The Clemmons Community Foundation exists to unlock the full philanthropic potential of Clemmons, Lewisville, and surrounding communities by connecting 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 CCF 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.

Partners in Philanthropy

A Community Gift of Gathering Space

Karen S. Hopper knew when her family’s homestead was gifted to her as part of her father’s estate, that somehow all that the home represented needed to be preserved.

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Partners in Philanthropy

Turning Tragedy Into Opportunity

There is no salve for the loss of a child or easy answers for the opioid epidemic, but there are people who care enough to try to chart a different course for another student.

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Partners in Philanthropy

A Leader’s Legacy

Ken Burkel, long-time foundation leader, comments on his family fund...“It’s a living, breathing extension of who I am, and after I’m gone it will be a living breathing extension of who I was — a legacy in its truest form.”

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Community Initiatives

Interfaith Alliance

The Interfaith Alliance works with faith communities in the Lewisville-Clemmons communities to be responsive to the evolving needs of students and staff in public schools.
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Leadership
Lewisville- Clemmons

In partnership with Lewisville Clemmons Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Winston-Salem, developing a leadership program for emerging leaders in Lewisville and Clemmons.
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Honoring First Responders

Our communities’ first responders are local unsung heroes who routinely sacrifice personal and family time to protect, comfort and save the lives of individuals and property in times of emergency and crisis. Most difficult for these men and women is serving “on duty” during major holidays.
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In the News

COVID-19 Local Response Funds established

COVID-19 Local Response Funds established

We value our nonprofit community and the work they do every day. We also understand that the impact of the pandemic is hitting hard. We have established two COVID-19 local response funds to help the communities we serve – a fund serving Clemmons and Lewisville and a fund serving Yadkin County.

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March 17, 2020
Cancer Services Endowment Fund launches in celebration of their 65th Anniversary

Cancer Services Endowment Fund launches in celebration of their 65th Anniversary

One word…just one word compels a response that cuts through all differences in background, socio-economic status, occupation race, religion, or any other potential divide. That word is cancer.

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January 8, 2020
Steve and Anne Sessions

Steve and Anne Sessions

When you mention the names Steve or Anne Sessions, expressions of regard quickly soften eyes and broaden smiles. Few people engender such esteem throughout decades of life and business interactions.

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November 6, 2019
Clemmons Community Foundation Awards Scholarships at West Forsyth High School

Clemmons Community Foundation Awards Scholarships at West Forsyth High School

The Clemmons Community Foundation celebrated six outstanding students at West Forsyth High School's Award's Day on May 22, 2019.

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May 23, 2019
Clemmons Community Foundation Elects New Officers

Clemmons Community Foundation Elects New Officers

New board officers announced to take their positions on July 1, 2019

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May 16, 2019
Clemmons Community Foundation Awards Grants to Community

Clemmons Community Foundation Awards Grants to Community

Clemmons Community Foundation announces more than $35,000 in community grants

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April 30, 2019
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