2020-2021 MPLF Recipients

The Marion Park Lewis Foundation awarded nearly $155,000 to organizations and individuals this year. Due to the pandemic, not all grantees were able to use their grants.


More than $116,000 was awarded to individuals. Grant recipients are listed below by location.

Winchester, VA

Bettina Wagner

Jacob Swartz

Miranda Schnoor

Clarke County, VA

Liam Harrison

Frederick County, VA

Faith Hovermale

Kirsten Rose

Reese Bucher

Jacob Routhier

Madison Lazenby

Rachael Kegley

Hope Baker

Rebekah Chong

Cammi Sanders

Erica Haire

Elizabeth Grace McDonald

Kendall Pierce

Alyssa Boswell

Warren County, VA

Sophia Conrow

Gillian Rydholm

Teresa Shunk

Shenandoah County, VA

Lauren Derflinger

Sally Veach

Harrisonburg, VA

Nicholas Burzumato

Katherine Cummings

Naomi Gelberg-Hagmaier

Ryan Boloix

Rockingham County, VA

Caden Hogan

Dillon Bolton

Berkeley County, WV

Genesis Wilson

Silvia Valladares

Jefferson County, WV

Chloe Jenkins

Emmakate Franz

Meagan Fleming

Kloe Walker

Emily Cobb


Grants of more than $38,000 were also awarded to local organizations which promote education in the arts. They are:

Arte Libre

Arts Chorale of Winchester

Barns of Rose Hill

Blue Ridge Singers

Contemporary American Theatre Festival

Independent School of Winchester

Inwood Dance Co.

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

Project Write, Inc.

Rockingham Ballet Theatre

Shenandoah Arts Council

Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum

Valley Chorale of Front Royal

Winchester Musica Viva