Recent News

2017 Scholarship Recipients

 MACF is proud to honor 83 local students by awarding over $200,000 in scholarships. Congratulations to all the recipients!

Health & Quality of Life Grants have been awarded.

The Foundation's Advisory Board of Directors recently made grant decisions and awarded over $40,000 to local non-profits.  
Recipients were:

Safetynet Inc., Delvin L. Hairston Memorial Fund, First United Methodist Church, American Red Cross, Piedmont Virginia Dental Health Foundation, VA Department of Health, Southern Area Agency on Aging Inc. and Tackfully Teamed Riding Academy, Inc.

Grant Recipients

2016

- $13,000 awarded to The Piedmont VA Dental Health Foundation for the Community Dental Clinic.
-$11,000 awarded to The Martinsville-Henry County Family YMCA for  relocating the Early Learning Center to Smith Memorial United Methodist Church.
-$10,000 awarded to Safetynet to provide further emergency financial assistance to area residents.

           2015

-$16,000 awarded to Grace Network to provide further crisis intervention services to area residents.
-$14,000 awarded to FOCUS on Youth/CASA for their "Court Appointed Special Advocate" program. 

2014

- $18,000 awarded to The Piedmont VA Dental Health Foundation for the Community Dental Clinic.
- $10,000 awarded to Citizens Against Family Violence for their "Guest Assistance" program.

2013

- $18,000 awarded to The Martinsville-Henry County Family YMCA for the "Activate Bike Barn" and "Miles in Martinsville" programs.
- $10,000 awarded to Grace Network of MHC to provide financial assistance to qualified clients who are at risk of becoming homeless.

 2012

- $20,000 awarded to Tackfully Teamed Riding Academy to create the "Health, Horses and Heroes" program.
- $10,000 awarded to Citizens Against Family Violence for emergency shelter operations and support services for clients. 

 2011

- $20,000 awarded to The Martinsville-Henry County Family YMCA to fund the "Girls on the Run" program.
- $10,000 awarded to Safetynet to provide further emergency financial assistance to area residents.

 2010

- $27,000 awarded to The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Blue Ridge for its "Steel Drum Orchestra" program.



*For more information on the Women in Philanthropy grant recipients and their stories, see our "Press Release" section.