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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


Vaccine Access & Equity | Pierce Co., WA

Thanks to the rapid production and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, it is now possible for everyone who wants a vaccine to get one. However, we…

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New Elevator | Tacoma, WA

Many folks know of the YWCA with over 200 across the nation. Here in Tacoma, the YWCA Pierce County was established in 1906, and has…

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