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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


Hot Shop Furnace | Tacoma, WA

If you haven’t spent time in the Museum of Glass’ hot shop, you really must visit. In this space, a perfect hideaway on a chilly…

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SEED Internships | Tacoma, WA

Degrees of Change (DoC) views education and career outcomes as the means to build more vibrant and equitable communities. They operate under the core value…

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