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Axe-Houghton Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

Giving to foster and encourage an appreciation of the English language, with major emphasis on the spoken language. Priority is given to projects for the improvement of speech and its uses in the areas of public affairs, education, theater, poetry, debate, and the oral interpretation of literature. A portion of available funds may be devoted to speech remediation.


Incorporated in 1965 in NY - The foundation was created from a bequest under the will of Emerson W. Axe


Axe-Houghton Foundation

Independent foundation



Bridge Number



55 Walls Dr., 3rd. Fl. Fairfield, CT United States 06824-5163

Contact Information

  • Telephone: 8008391754