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Become A Partner of HandsOn NWNC

Join or Give

We welcome financial contributions from businesses and individuals at any level.  Donations through our website, or checks can be mailed to our physical address.  Donations from individuals are fully tax-deductible, as allowed by law.

Consultant/Vendor Partners

Nonprofits often seek outside assistance to help them resolve problems. HandsOn NWNC is committed to building positive partnerships with well-qualified consultants and vendors in our region so that, together, we can strengthen nonprofits in northwestern North Carolina. In an effort to provide nonprofits with a list of reputable consultants/vendors, HandsOn NWNC requests that those interested in becoming a Consultant/Vendor Partner meet the following criteria:

  • A minimum of three years nonprofit experience (as staff or board member, volunteer, consultant, or vendor working with nonprofits.)
  • A minimum of two years recent experience in a nonprofit consulting/vendor capacity.
  • Demonstrated skill in stated area(s) of practice.

By becoming a Consultant/Vendor Partner with HandsOn NWNC for $50 per year, you’ll receive a listing on our website for one year and a onetime notation of your information in our monthly e-newsletter which is sent to more than 700 nonprofit representatives in our six-county region (Forsyth, Davidson, Davie, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin Counties.)  If you are interested in being on our Consultant/Vendor list, please complete this form.

Funding Partners

In addition to our Supporting Partners, HandsOn NWNC relies on institutional funders that invest in our mission and programming. These funders include: Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC Foundation, The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, The Winston-Salem Foundation, and The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem.

Supporting Partners (Nonprofits)

Certain core services, including the ability to list volunteer opportunities on our GetConnected volunteer portal and receive The Nonprofit Connection, are currently offered free of charge to all nonprofits.

HandsOn NWNC invites nonprofits to financially support our mission to build their effectiveness and efficiency, and increase volunteerism.  Becoming a Supporting Partner allows organizations to demonstrate the value they place on their relationship with HandsOn NWNC. In exchange, they receive a variety of annual benefits and privileges not available to other members of our network.

Special opportunities for Supporting Partners include:

  • Priority and/or discounted registration for workshops and first-consideration for other training and technical assistance opportunities. Typically, Supporting Partners are eligible for over $800 in discounts. Since you can send multiple staff and board members to our events, your savings could be even larger!
  • Exclusive participation in our HandsOn Board Bank and Board Speed Dating, that can connect you with qualified candidates to strengthen your leadership capacity.
  • Special marketing and other opportunities before they become available to our wider network of nonprofits.
  • A customized list of service projects for your clients, members, or employees that meets your exact specifications, for FREE! (Available upon request.)
  • Ability to purchase blocks of consulting time for $350/ 8 hours or $50/hr, allowing you to engage staff expertise to directly help your organization (i.e. strategic planning, in-house board and staff training, etc.) provided at these reduced rates.
  • Opportunity to nominate volunteers as one of the “featured volunteers” on our homepage.
  • Organization’s profile highlighted as the “featured nonprofit” on our homepage, including organization’s logo and a hotlink to the organization’s site. Length of time displayed will depend on the number of supporting organizations in any given year.

Support Level

Organization's Budget Size

$50Minimum level of support for all organizations
$100/ million of budgetLarge organizations (budgets over $1 million) are asked to give at a level that is more commensurate to their asset size, at a minimum $100 per million over the $50 minimum, up to a maximum level of support of $1,000. (Example: for an organization with a $3 million budget, the amount would be $350.)

Current Supporting Partners:
a/peture cinema
ABC of NC Child Development Center
Alexander Youth Network
American Red Cross of NWNC
Bookmarks
Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte 
City Lights Ministry
City of Winston-Salem, Human Relations Department 
Community Care Center
Cooperative Community Ministry
Crisis Control Ministry
Curious Business
Davidson Medical Ministries
Delicious by Shereen
EmcArts, Inc.
Forsyth Backpack Program
Forsyth Technical Community College
Gateway Nature Preserve
Hand In Hand Water Safety Awareness Foundation
Humane Solution Spay/Nueter
Love Out Loud
Leadership Winston-Salem
Moravian Ministries Foundation
Piedmont Land Conservancy
The Foundation of Forsyth Tech
The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem
Triad Restorative Justice
Samaritan Ministries
SECU Family House
Saved Foundation
Senior Services
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art
Sunnyside Ministry
The Centers for Exceptional Children
Whole Man Ministries/Bridging The Gap
Winston-Salem State University Department of Education 
Winston-Salem Street School