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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


SimBaby | Redding, CA

Pre-Covid, we knew there was a looming healthcare provider shortage. Our communities did not have enough nursing staff to meet the growing demands of an…

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Financial Counseling | Pierce Co., WA

The Cheney Foundation has long been a fan of those organizations that develop new and innovative approaches to community problems. One such organization doing outstanding…

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