In 2023, the Dockstader Foundation hosted an awards ceremony at the Stroud Water Research Center to distribute grants totaling $108,800 for thirteen environmental projects and studies in Southern Chester County. Additionally, Dockstader Foundation awarded $20,000 in college scholarships to outstanding local high school seniors who intend to pursue environmental studies at college.
The scholarship recipients were from Avon Grove Charter, Avon Grove High School, Kennett High School, Oxford Area High School, and Unionville High School.
Each year, the Dockstader Foundation disburses project grants to individuals, non-profit organizations, and local governments for environmental projects that benefit Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. The Dockstader Foundation has disbursed over 1.8 million dollars since its inception.
The following is a list of 2023 recipients:
Avondale Borough $2,800
Brandywine Red Clay Alliance $20,000
Kennett Area Park Authority $10,000
Kennett Library $10,000
Lincoln University $5,000
London Grove Friends of the Park $6,000
New Garden Township $7,500
Stroud Water Research $10,000
The Garage $15,000
Unionville Chadds Ford Elementary $10,000
White Clay Watershed Association $7,500