The Ben B. Cheney Foundation began grant making as a private foundation in 1975.
At the end of 2019, after 45 years of making grants, the Foundation has made 5,780 grants to more than 1,400 different organizations, for a total distribution of $103,653,045.
Last Three Years
CapitalCapital60%EquipmentEquipment10%General OperatingGeneral Operating3%Project SupportProject Support22%ScholarshipsScholarships5%
CapitalCapital45%EquipmentEquipment17%General OperatingGeneral Operating3%Project SupportProject Support28%ScholarshipsScholarships7%
CapitalCapital63%EquipmentEquipment7%General OperatingGeneral Operating6%Project SupportProject Support15%ScholarshipsScholarships9%