The Ben B. Cheney Foundation began grant making as a private foundation in 1975.
At the end of 2020, after 46 years of making grants, the Foundation has made approximately 5,875 grants to more than 1,400 different organizations, for a total distribution of $106,706,926.
Last Three Years
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CapitalCapital45%EquipmentEquipment17%General OperatingGeneral Operating3%Project SupportProject Support28%ScholarshipsScholarships7%