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Axe-Houghton Foundation

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Last profile update: 08/24/2017
Last grant data update: 11/04/2017

At A Glance

Axe-Houghton Foundation

55 Walls Dr., 3rd. Fl.

Fairfield, CT United States 06824-5163

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

EIN

136200200

BRIDGE Number

8504416318

Background

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

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.