The Marion Park Lewis Foundation (MPLF) has announced guidelines for its annual individual and organizational grants. Applications must be postmarked no later than March 14, 2015, for projects that occur from June 1, 2015, through May 31, 2016.

The foundation is interested in projects that actively engage participants in developing their artistic skills or that uniquely enhance the art experience within the community. Shenandoah University and a number of its faculty have received MPLF grants in the past. Complete instructions and grant application forms are available at

Shenandoah University requires institutional approval for any organizational grant application. Please contact Kelly Nemzek in the Office of Grant Support at for guidance if you are interested in applying.