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Fuller E. Callaway Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-29

At A Glance

Fuller E. Callaway Foundation

209 Broome St., P.O. Box 790

Lagrange, GA United States 30241-0014

Telephone: (706) 884-7348


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $55,044,845

Total giving: $1,121,344





Additional Contact Information

Application address for George E. Sims Nursing Scholarship: c/o Gaylene Deason, West Georgia Health, 1514 Vernon Rd., LaGrange, GA 30240-4131, tel.: (706) 845-3722, e-mail:


Incorporated in 1917 in GA

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for religious, charitable, and educational organizations; scholarships for worthy students; modest gifts toward operating expenses of community welfare agencies, including youth programs, and health organizations.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

George E. Sims, Jr. Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded each year to nursing students based on the applicant's scholastic record, character, leadership qualities, participation in students and community activities, and personal interviews. The scholarships include all costs associated with fulfilling the requirements of a nursing degree. Recipients must work at West Georgia Health for one or two years after graduation, depending upon the duration of the scholarship.

Grants to Individuals Program

Undergraduate scholarships to individuals who have been residents of Troup County or La Grange, GA, for at least two years. Graduate scholarships to children of former employees of Callaway Mills Company, and to applicants who are residents of LaGrange, GA, who were educated in the LaGrange public schools. Nursing scholarships are available each year to nursing students.

Hatton Lovejoy Graduate Studies Fund

This scholarship program is to encourage and assist worthy young men and women to advance themselves through postgraduate education to assume roles in community leadership and service. The scholarship grants are open to any person enrolled or accepted in any accredited postgraduate program of study. First preference is given to children of former employees of Callaway Mills Company and second preference is given to those who are residents and graduates of Troup County, GA. Award amounts vary depending on specific circumstances.

Hatton Lovejoy Scholarship Plan

Scholarships to individuals who have been residents of Troup County, GA, for at least two years at the time of applying. Additionally, applicants must be graduates of, or within six months of graduation from, an accredited high school with a scholastic standing in the upper 25 percent of their class. While in college, recipients must maintain a cumulative scholastic standing in the upper one-half of their college class. The maximum amount of a scholarship award is $1,200 per quarter or $1,800 per semester of college attendance for 12 quarters or 8 semesters, for a total maximum scholarship of $14,400.

Fields of Interest

  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Health
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • Nonprofits
  • Philanthropy
  • Sports and recreation
  • University education
  • Youth services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $55,044,845 (market value)

Gifts received: $38

Expenditures: $2,929,806

Total giving: $1,121,344

Qualifying distributions: $2,344,861