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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


Mattress Replacement | Olympia, WA

Most of us are familiar with the signature red kettles of The Salvation Army set-up outside grocery stores during the holidays, and the gracious volunteers…

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Historical Update | Olympia, WA

When audiences gather again in the Capitol Theater, they will be welcomed by a beautifully updated and restored facility. The staff and board of the…

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