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Bradley-Turner Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-06-04

At A Glance

Bradley-Turner Foundation, Inc.

P.O. Box 140

Columbus, GA United States 31902-0140

Telephone: (706) 571-6040

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $139,570,114

Total giving: $7,309,566






Incorporated in 1943 in GA as W.C. and Sarah H. Bradley Foundation; in 1982 absorbed the D.A. and Elizabeth Turner Foundation, Inc., also of GA - During his lifetime, William Clark Bradley, founder of the W.C. and Sarah H. Bradley Foundation, was chairman of the board of Columbus Manufacturing Company, Bradley Realty and Investment Company, Eagle and Phoenix Mills, and Columbus Iron Works, as well as president of Columbus Bank & Trust Company, Gate City Cotton Mills, and W.C. Bradley Company. The D.A. and Elizabeth B. Turner Foundation was founded by Mr. Bradley's son-in-law, D.A. Turner, formerly president and chairman of that foundation. Members of the Butler, Turner, and Corn families serve as officers and trustees of the foundation.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for higher education, religious associations, community funds, and youth and social service agencies; support also for cultural and health-related programs.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Religion
  • Youth services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $139,570,114 (market value)

Gifts received: $2,676,195

Expenditures: $7,868,659

Total giving: $7,309,566

Qualifying distributions: $7,309,566

Giving activities include:

$7,309,566 for 120 grants (high: $501,012; low: $2,500)