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"The Mission of the Kernersville Foundation is to provide
Financial assistance to non-profit organizations that serve the
Kernersville Community"
Körner’s Folly Foundation

Friends of the Paddison Memorial Library

March 2024 - Korner's Folly Foundation & Friends of the Paddison Library

Körner’s Folly serves as an excellent example of Victorian innovation and eclectic interior architecture. The landmark home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, helping to ensure its proper care and authentic restoration.



The Paddison Memorial Branch Library opened in December 2018, located in historic downtown Kernersville and serves the Town of Kernersville and surrounding areas of Forsyth County. The library has 20,000 square feet of space, which includes special areas for children and teens.

The mission of the Kernersville Foundation is to provide financial assistance to non-profit organizations that serve the Kernersville community.

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Kernersville Foundation Awards $175,000 in Grants for 2023

The Kernersville Foundation fulfilled another cycle of grant funding to Kernersville nonprofits in 2023. In total, $175,000 was distributed to 15 local organizations. Grants were made possible through the generosity of individual donors as well as the State of North Carolina.

2023 grant amounts ranged from $1,750 to $24,500 based on need, use, and availability of funds. Recipients included the following nonprofit organizations, in alphabetical order:

Care Net Counseling Kernersville Museum
Crisis Control Ministries Korner’s Folly Foundation
Friends of the Library Lamb Foundation
Kernersville Cares for Kids Next Step Ministries
Kernersville Christmas Stocking Paul J. Ciener Botanical Gardens
Kernersville Downtown Council Salvation Army of Kernersville
Kernersville Family YMCA Shepherd’s Center
Kernersville Little Theatre

The Kernersville Foundation has distributed over $1.5 million in grants to local nonprofits since its inception as a 501(c)3 organization in 1999. Information about supporting the Foundation can be found on the Contributions page

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The Kernersville Foundation
P. O. Box 921
Kernersville, NC 27285-0921

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