Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund Awards $3,835,000 in Education Funding for Military Children and Families

ASHBURN, VA, February 2, 2021—Today, Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund announced its most recent funding partnerships and grant awards to help meet the education needs of our nation’s veterans and military family members.  The Fund provided $3,835,000 in grants to ten organizations and schools for a range of education services, with a priority on funding college scholarships for children of fallen or disabled service members.

Grantee partners include:

Army Scholarship Foundation

Camp Southern Ground

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation

Folds of Honor

Freedom Alliance

Morehouse College

No Greater Sacrifice

Spelman College


The Commit Foundation

“We are proud to collaborate with these top veteran service organizations.  Our partners are all vital to our mission delivery—administering those scholarships and education programs where they are most needed,” said Johnny Mac President MaryEllen Picciuto.  “This collaboration is so important because it results in efficiencies for all of us, especially for our scholarship recipients.”

Since 2014, Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund has granted more than $20 million in education funding, helping 2,400 military children achieve their college education goals.

About Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund

About Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund Established in 2014, the Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to honoring military service and sacrifice by providing college scholarships to veterans and military family members, especially to children of our nation’s fallen or disabled. The fund is inspired by Colonel John “Johnny Mac” McHugh, KIA in Kabul, Afghanistan on May 18, 2010. To date, Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund has awarded over $20 million in college scholarships and education programs, funding over 2,400 students. To learn more or to support the mission of Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund, visit