Foundation opens grant season

WINSTON-SALEM — The Adam Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, is now accepting grant applications. The deadline is April 8.

The Foundation raises money in the community and distributes those funds to local agencies as grants in accordance with its mission statement.

For complete details on eligibility and guidelines or for more information, email or visit

GGF raises big bucks

GREENSBORO — The Guilford Green Foundation’s 4th Annual Women’s Party, held on Feb. 11 at Studio B, raised more than $43,000 to benefit grant programs for the Triad’s LGBT community. Over 190 women were in attendance.

“Events like this make it possible for Guilford Green Foundation to continue to support the Triad LGBT community through grants and other awareness efforts,” said co-chair Minita Sanghvi (pictured). “Thanks to these women, we not only exceeded our fundraising goal, but it cast a spotlight on the good work of this organization.”

The Women’s Party was created to engage, attract and retain women donors and serves as the Foundation’s only women’s donor cultivation event. It also serves as a community building and networking/socializing event for the Triad community — specifically for lesbian, bisexual, transgender and allied women. Sanghvi was joined by Melissa Greer who also served as co-chair.

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Film fest reels out

WINSTON-SALEM — The 13th Annual RiverRun International Film Festival returns to the Triad from April 8-17.

The featured film, “We Were Here,” a documentary which takes a reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in early 1980s San Francisco, comes to the festival with a partnership between the festival and Out at the Movies. It will be shown on April 15, 3:30 p.m. and April 17, 10 a.m. at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts’ ACE Theatre Complex, 1533 S. Main St.

Tickets for the film, as well as the rest of the festival, are available online


Lainey Millen was formerly QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director from 2001-2019 when she retired.