The Ben B. Cheney Foundation began grant making as a private foundation in 1975.
At the end of 2022, after 47 years of making grants, the Foundation has made approximately 6,050 grants to more than 1,500 different organizations, for a total distribution of $113,864,766.
Last Three Years
CapitalCapital54%EquipmentEquipment13%General OperatingGeneral Operating15%Project SupportProject Support11%ScholarshipsScholarships7%
CapitalCapital67%EquipmentEquipment7%General OperatingGeneral Operating8%Project SupportProject Support15%ScholarshipsScholarships3%
CapitalCapital26%EquipmentEquipment6%General OperatingGeneral Operating52%Project SupportProject Support11%ScholarshipsScholarships6%
Curious about our recent giving history? We are glad you asked.