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Alliss Educational Foundation


Last profile update: 04/19/2018
Last grant data update: 05/17/2018

At A Glance

Alliss Educational Foundation

(formerly Charles and Ellora Alliss Educational Foundation)

P.O. Box 0634

Milwaukee, WI United States 53201-0634

Telephone: 6514668710

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation






Trust established in 1958 in MN - A veteran employee of the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company at Duluth and a company vice-president at the time of his death, Mr. Alliss left an estate of about $12 million. Half of the estate was left to Mrs. Alliss, and the remainder, except for $617,000 in bequests, was used for the establishment of the foundation "for the furtherance of the education of young people." When Mrs. Alliss died in 1966, the foundation received approximately $10 million from her estate

Purpose and Activities

Giving to further the education of young people by granting scholarships, fellowships, gifts, and awards; grants made in lump sums solely to institutions. Support of undergraduate aid programs administered by the grantee institutions and including the period of postgraduate study.