Your Gift Can Help the Arts Thrive

Class registration fees provide only a portion of the funds needed to operate Sawtooth, your non-profit community arts school. Your donation is what makes it possible for us to offer quality art instruction, outreach and programming in this, the city of arts and innovation.



Along with being an incubator for visual art, Sawtooth impacts the community through full scholarship support to 20% of our students, Healing and Wellness through the Arts, and programs for veterans, people with developmental disabilities and senior programming.


JoAnne Vernon Scholarship Fund

You can help provide financial aid for children and adults to participate in Sawtooth classes and workshops. Former Sawtooth Executive Director JoAnne Vernon wanted to ensure that lack of financial resources would not be an obstacle to accessing Sawtooth’s visual art programs. If you share this value, please consider a gift to this fund.


You may also send a donation by mail to:

Sawtooth School for Visual Art
251 N. Spruce Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101


In-Kind Donations:

If you would like to donate artwork, tools or arts and crafts material to the Sawtooth School, please make an appointment with the department director of that discipline to discuss how best to receive your gift. If you are unsure of whom to speak with, the front desk staff or development staff can help you determine who to meet with.


Sawtooth School for Visual Art is a registered 501(c)(3) organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by the law. Sawtooth’s EIN is 56-0596516.