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The Abney Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-06-09

At A Glance

The Abney Foundation

100 Vine St.

Anderson, SC United States 29621-3265

Telephone: 8649649201

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $43,285,790

Total giving: $1,920,000





Additional Contact Information

Tel. and fax: (864) 964-9201


Trust established in 1957 in SC

Purpose and Activities

The mission of the foundation is to make grants to innovative and creative projects, and to programs which are responsive to changing community needs in the areas of education, health, social services and cultural affairs. The foundation's primary focus is on higher education. The foundation also has scholarship endowments at fourteen colleges and universities across SC.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Christianity
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Health
  • Health care clinics
  • Higher education
  • Hospice care
  • Human services
  • Medical education
  • Medical support services
  • Out-patient medical care
  • Pharmacies
  • Protestantism
  • Religion
  • Undergraduate education
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Christians
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People of African descent
  • People with diseases and illnesses
  • Protestants
  • Terminally ill people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $43,285,790 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,674,792

Total giving: $1,920,000

Qualifying distributions: $2,117,457