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Ben B. Cheney Foundation


The Foundation is active in communities where the Cheney Lumber Company operated. We make grants to organizations helping improve the quality of life in these communities.
About Us

Ben B. Cheney lived life fully and richly, devoting himself to his work, his family and his community. The Ben B. Cheney Foundation strives to carry on his hopes and dreams for the people and communities that he knew and loved.

Our History

Community Stories


Theater Renovations | Olympia, WA

Post-pandemic it is critical to community vitality that individuals have spaces to gather, create, and participate in a shared experience. After nearly two years of…

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Technology & Workspace | Jackson Co., OR

CASA of Jackson and Josephine counties (CASA) began in 1990 as a county-funded program to recruit and train volunteers who help abused and neglected foster…

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