2022-2023 MPLF Recipients

The Marion Park Lewis Foundation awarded more than $166,000 to organizations and individuals this year.


Nearly $108,000 was awarded to individuals. Grant recipients are listed below by location.

Winchester, VA

Jacob Swartz

Charles Roberts

Amelia Newman

Clarke County, VA

Adah Gowdy

Frederick County, VA

Jacob Routhier

Madison Lazenby

Jonah Burch

Elizabeth Null

Kirsten Rose

Kendall Pierce

Trevor Stevens

Lauren Henderson

Alyssa Boswell

Erica Haire

Elizabeth Grace McDonald

Warren County, VA

Teresa Shunk

Shenandoah County, VA

Sally Veach

Rachel Tusing

Harrisonburg, VA

Anna Koubek

Katherine Cummings

Rockingham County, VA

Emma Manning

MaLeah Kile

Ethan Malcolm

Berkeley County, WV

Savannah Sims

Emmakate Franz

Arianna Pittinger

Jefferson County, WV

Chloe Jenkins

Kloe Walker

Emily Cobb


Grants of more than $58,000 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

Godfrey Miller Center

Independent School of Winchester

Inwood Dance Co.

Main Street Orchestra

Mountain View Music Association

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

Peter Bullough Foundation

Project Write, Inc.

Rockingham Ballet Theatre

Shenandoah Arts Council

Shenandoah University

Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum

Valley Chorale of Front Royal

Winchester Musica Viva