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A member agency of the United Ways of Greater Greensboro and Greater High Point, One Step Further, Inc. operates nine programs. Each program operates in accordance with individualized program budgets that incorporate projected revenue sources and program expenses. Our funding sources are diverse, and we receive funding from state agencies, local government entities, United Ways, private foundations, Board of Directors fundraising initiatives, and individual or corporate contributions.

In order for our programs to operate efficiently, we utilize in-kind resources as well. Examples of in-kind contributions include volunteer service hours, donated facility use fees, and food contributions from the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina, churches, community groups, and individuals.


One Step Further is diligent in providing accurate information to our funders. Reporting requirements vary depending on the funding source, and we adhere to their policies and procedures on monthly, quarterly, mid-year, third quarter, and end-of- year bases. Additionally, our organization has an independent annual audit conducted by a CPA firm.

2016-17 Audit

Susan Ayers

Finance Manager/Grants Administrator

Susan Ayers has worked at One Step Further since 1990. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Community Health Education. She has also completed several accounting classes at Guilford Technical Community College. Susan has over 30 years experience in the field of grantsmanship and nonprofit management. Her favorite pastimes include crocheting baby afghans for charity, genealogy, cooking, and get-togethers with good friends. In her spare time, Susan enjoys spending time with her dogs and assisting new nonprofit organizations in the areas of incorporation, budget preparation, and policy management.

Phone:  336-275-3699, Ext.211

Fax:  336-378-0959


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