Mountain Valley Charitable Foundation is offering $6,000 in scholarships and grants to eastern Montgomery County high school students and educational programs.$3,000 in scholarships is available from the Foundation’s G.W. and Dot King Scholarship Fund.
- Commitment to community service;
- Clear desire to continue educational journey;
- Range of high school activities and/or work experience;
- And a need for financial assistance.
Another $3,000 comes from the Foundation’s Loraine Ryan Education Fund. It is available to eastern Montgomery County schools and nonprofit organizations for educational programs, projects or equipment that benefit school-age children. For instance, in 2010, the Fund awarded nearly $4,000 to Shawsville Middle School for high-tech Smart Boards.
Mountain Valley Charitable Foundation builds better community in eastern Montgomery County by investing in its people and resources. The Foundation coordinated the $2.5 million redevelopment of The Meadowbrook Center, helped create Shawsville Farmers Market and EastMont Arts Association, and built the Meadowbrook Market where local artists and farmers display and sell their crafts and produce.