Hughes Memorial Foundation

OUR MISSION The Hughes Memorial Foundation is a charitable non-profit organization that seeks to aid deserving children in Virginia and North Carolina, and linear offspring of Hughes Memorial Home alumnae. Guided by the example of Jesus Christ and continuing the legacy of John E. Hughes, the Foundation will be prudent stewards of the resources entrusted to us and will provide scholarships and grants, support projects, and initiate programs which will provide care, training, and nurture. Read our complete Mission Statement

Scholarship Applications

Hughes Memorial Foundation scholarships are available for higher education or job training for traditional students with preference being given to youth meeting the scholarsip critera who live in the Virginia counties of Pittsylvania, Halifax, Mecklenburg, Charlotte, Campbell, Bedford, Franklin, Henry and Patrick; the North Carolina counties of Stokes, Rockingham, Caswell, and Person; and the cities of Virginia and North Carolina that are located within those counties. Special Consideration is also given to children in these counties who are a linear offspring of Hughes Memorial Home alumnae. Read our complete scholarship criteria

Grant Applications

Hughes Memorial Foundation awards grants to Non-Profit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) organizations. Grants are awarded for special projects and capital improvements that will benefit children. Hughes will not assume obligations for longer than 3 years. Hughes prefers to aid organizations that can supply matching funds. Organizations should not view Hughes as the sole source of funding for an activity or project. Read our complete grant guidelines.

About John E. Hughes

John E. HughesThe Hughes Memorial Foundation is a charitable non-profit organization that seeks to aid deserving, disadvantaged children in Virginia and North Carolina.

 

Read more about the Hughes Memorial Foundation history.

Hughes Memorial Scholarship Awards

2019-2020 Scholarships Awarded

The Hughes Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded 176 scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year. A record number of renewals this year with a total of 104 in the amount of $200,250 and 72 new scholarships were given out, totaling $143,500. Since the first Scholarship awards were made in November of 2001, Hughes has awarded 1,132 scholarships to students totaling $2,549,720.23. Congratulations to all of our students!

Hughes Memorial Grant Awards

2019 Grants Awarded

The Hughes Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded grants for 2019 totaling $30,331.40 to local non-profit organizations for the benefit of children in our area. the recipients include Habitat for Humanities of Danville, Food for Kids of Bedford and Danville Speech and Hearing. Congratulations to all of the recipients!

Contact Info

Hughes Memorial Foundation
223 Riverview Drive, Ste. I
Danville, VA 24543
P: 434-799-2412
F: 434-799-3089

Recent Grant Photos