The Board of Directors of Hollowell Dawkins Foundation, Inc. awarded grants totaling $777,881.00 to 54 local organizations in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021. Grants awarded by the Hollowell Dawkins Foundation to date total $10,936,986.57.
Recipients of this year’s grant awards are as follows: Town of Alderson, Bethlehem Farm, Carnegie Hall, Central Greenbrier Little League, Children’s Home Society, Communities in Schools of Greenbrier County, Davis-Stuart, Family Refuge Center, Frankford Volunteer Fire Department, Lewisburg Volunteer Fire Company, Ronceverte Volunteer Fire Department, Frankford Elementary Autumnfest, Friends of Feral and Homeless Cats and Kittens, Gateway Industries, Greenbrier Community School, Greenbrier County Energy Express, Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department, Greenbrier County Youth Camp, Greenbrier East Football Program, Greenbrier East Project Graduation, Greenbrier East Soccer, Greenbrier Girls Softball League, Greenbrier Humane Society, Greenbrier River Fly Fishing Classic, Greenbrier River Trail Association, Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Greenbrier West Baseball and Football, High Rocks Educational Corporation, Joyful Noise After School Program, Lewisburg Fairlea Food Locker, Lewisburg Farmers Market, Lewisburg Foundation, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Marvel Center, Mountaineer Clay Crushers, New River Community & Technical College Foundation, Northern Greenbrier Latchkey Kids, Pack a Snack, City of Ronceverte, Rosewood Cemetery, Seed Sower, Shepherd’s Center of Greenbrier Valley, Trillium Performing Arts, Wellspring of Greenbrier, Western Greenbrier Middle School Volleyball, White Sulphur Springs EMS, Williamsburg Community Action, Young Life Greenbrier County and the following Public Libraries: Alderson, Greenbrier County, Rainelle, Ronceverte, Rupert and White Sulphur Springs.
Current Hollowell Dawkins Foundation Board members are Allen Carson, Kelly Collins, Alyson Dotson, Katie Eads, Greg Glover, Dr. H. Richard Marshall, Dr. Michael Meadows, Daniel Ream and Tommy Vance.
If you would like to apply for a grant from the Hollowell Dawkins Foundation, please request an application form by writing to the Foundation at 1022 Washington Street E., Lewisburg, WV 24901 or by email, email@example.com. When returning your completed grant application form, please include a copy of your Internal Revenue Service tax exemption letter; your budget for at least the two most recent years and your income statement and balance sheet for the current year. Applications are accepted any time delivered to 1022 Washington Street East or by mail; no electronic submissions are accepted. Grant awards are made in June each year. Applications must be received by Apr. 1, 2022 to be considered at the June, 2022 Board meeting.
Awards are made in memory of Otto Hollowell, Margaret Ford Hollowell and John R. Dawkins and as a tribute to their philanthropic efforts throughout the Greenbrier Valley. It is the primary mission of the Foundation to promote and enhance the quality of life of the citizens of the Greenbrier Valley by supporting projects that sustain and advance educational, scientific, literary, recreational and cultural endeavors.