About The Foundation
The Martha Mason Hill Memorial Foundation (MMHMF) is a public, charitable organization. MMHMF was incorporated in 1999 and is exempt from federal tax under section 501 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code as an organization described in section 501 (C) (3).
To carry on the legacy and spirit of the late Martha Mason Hill by providing academic scholarships to high school students, and conducting community outreach programs that create college awareness and encourage students to attend college. Currently the focus is on helping underrepresented minority students in Chesterfield County, Virginia, where she lived.
The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors that meets biannually in May and September. Meetings are open to the public. The Board oversees six standing committees:
- Executive (Foundation officers)
- Annual Awards Program
- MMHMF PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS
Annually provides two scholarships to promising college-bound students who graduate from Chesterfield County, VA high schools.
Working with schools by participating in school "Career Day" programs, We also help by providing speakers, sponsoring college campus tour trips, and providing school supplies to needy students in elementary school.
Financial aid workshops and study skills seminars are regularly sponsored by the Foundation.
At the annual awards program community service awards are given to volunteers who exemplify Foundation values and the MMHMF scholarship recipient is honored.
We support college students by sending care packages and letters of encouragement. This is an annual project and takes place in February.
The annual newsletter is published every September and reports on the activities and accomplishments of the Foundation.
Fliers provide timely information throughout the year for students and parents.
A local scholarship list is published in late February and provides information about scholarships offered by organizations in the community.