The Board of Directors of Hollowell Dawkins Foundation, Inc. awarded grants totaling $732,016 to 64 local organizations in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2023.
Grants awarded by the Hollowell Dawkins Foundation to date total $12,456,292.57.
Recipients of this year’s grant awards are as follows: Bethlehem Farm, Carnegie Hall, CASA of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Central Greenbrier Little League, Children’s Home Society, Communities in Schools of Greenbrier County, Davis-Stuart, Eastern Greenbrier Middle School Football, Family Refuge Center, Family Resource Network, Clintonville Volunteer Fire Department, Fairlea Volunteer Fire Department, Lewisburg Volunteer Fire Company, Quinwood Volunteer Fire Department, Ronceverte Volunteer Fire Department, Rupert Volunteer Fire Department, Williamsburg Volunteer Fire Department, Frankford Autumnfest Corporation, Friends of Feral and Homeless Cats and Kittens, Gateway Industries, Greenbrier Community School, Greenbrier County Emergency Ambulance, Greenbrier County Energy Express, Greenbrier East Choir, Greenbrier East Color Guard, Greenbrier East Project Graduation, Greenbrier East Wrestling, Greenbrier Girls Softball League, Greenbrier Historical Society, Greenbrier Humane Society, Greenbrier River Fly Fishing Classic, Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Greenbrier West Career and Technical Education, Greenbrier West Baseball, Greenbrier West Physical Education/Health, High Rocks Educational Corporation, Joyful Noise After School Program, City of Lewisburg, Lewisburg Fairlea Food Locker, Lewisburg Foundation, Lewisburg Literary Group, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Marvel Center, New River Community & Technical College Foundation, Northern Greenbrier Latchkey Kids, Pack a Snack, Rainelle Food Pantry, Read Aloud WV, Ronceverte Lions Club, Ronceverte Raiders Youth Football & Cheer, Ronceverte River Festival, Shepherd’s Center of Greenbrier Valley, Wellspring of Greenbrier, Western Greenbrier Little League, Western Greenbrier Middle School Girls Basketball, 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, by email, email@example.com or from the website, hollowelldawkinsfoundation.org. 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, 2024 to be considered at the June 2024 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.