The Shawna Foundation
Shawna Shea Memorial Foundation Inc. Board of Directors
Anna Chinappi, President
Erin Porter, Vice President
Contact us at:
The Shawna E. Shea Memorial Foundation Inc.
194 Granite St., Uxbridge, MA 01569
The Shawna E. Shea Memorial Foundation Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization pursuant to the Internal Revenue Code.
In 2015, the Shawna E. Shea Memorial Foundation Inc. was incorporated as a non-profit organization, continuing and expanding the educational and charitable work we do. The mission of the Shawna E. Shea Memorial Foundation Inc. is to support young people, especially women, in filmmaking, performance arts and other artistic and cultural endeavors through financial assistance, collaborative fellowships, mentoring and educational opportunities. We established the Foundation in memory of Shawna, a creative and artistic young woman who lost her life too soon and we strive to sustain her legacy of encouraging young people who live in the margins of society and yet have dreams and aspirations in the fields of film and performance arts.
In addition to the Shawna E. Shea Memorial scholarship for graduating Uxbridge High School seniors and a second related scholarship in the name of her late cousin Michael Liberty, the Foundation also sponsors and hosts the annual Shawna Shea Film Festival.