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.

Appreciating Our Teachers

Commitment, Agility, Resiliency

Our teachers have been on the front line and in the middle of the pandemic continuing to prepare our greatest investment in the future – educating our children.

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Partners in Philanthropy

Gifting a Community 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

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

COVID-19 Response Teams

These are unprecedented times in our communities. Local leaders are informing the assessment of need and guiding grant distribution decisions as the pandemic unfolds locally.
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Supplies for Local Businesses

Volunteers in Clemmons, Lewisville, and Yadkin County are making deliveries of welcome back packages of essential supplies to local businesses as they prepare to reopen.
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Clemmons Feeds Clemmons

A resident-led effort that helps  families in need and local restaurants. 100% of donations are used to purchase of gift cards that will then be distributed to those who in need.
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In the News

Inspiring Community: Clemmons Fire Department

Inspiring Community: Clemmons Fire Department

To all firefighters, thank you for your courage and selflessness when everything is on the line. Thank you for being one of our protectors, safeguarding our lives with your own.

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May 14, 2020
Yadkin County Schools' teachers recognized

Yadkin County Schools' teachers recognized

This week, with thanks to Indera Mills Co. and Yadkin County’s COVID-19 Response Team, every public school teacher in Yadkin County will receive a face mask with the Yadkin County Schools’ logo.

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May 6, 2020
First round of COVID-19 grants awarded

First round of COVID-19 grants awarded

Nearly $10,000 has been awarded to organizations in Clemmons-Lewisville and Yadkin County for emerging needs due to the impact of COVID-19.

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May 5, 2020
Clemmons Feeds Clemmons — and beyond

Clemmons Feeds Clemmons — and beyond

A resident-led initiative is assisting neighbors and supporting locally owned restaurants.

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April 30, 2020
Help for local small businesses, nonprofits and self-employed

Help for local small businesses, nonprofits and self-employed

Together with the Forsyth Tech Small Business Center and the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce, we've put together a team of business professionals from a variety of fields, as well as Small Business mentors, to offer assistance navigating COVID-19 resources.

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April 22, 2020
Foundation awards more than $80,000 in community grants

Foundation awards more than $80,000 in community grants

$82,709 in grants have been awarded to twelve nonprofit organizations through the foundation's recent community grant awards cycle.

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April 7, 2020
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