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William L. Clay Scholarship & Research Fund


Last Updated: 2016-05-12

At A Glance

William L. Clay Scholarship & Research Fund

6023 WaterMan Blvd., P.O. Box 4693

St. Louis, MO United States 63112


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $584,319

Total giving: $67,603






Established in 1984 in MO - Founded by William L. Clay, a Missouri Congressional Representative from 1969 to 2001. He is also the author of several books including "To Kill or Not to Kill: Thoughts on Capital Punishment" and "Racism in the White House: A Common Practice of Most United States Presidents."

Purpose and Activities

Scholarship awards to residents of the First Congressional District in Missouri.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to high school seniors who are residents of the First Congressional District of MO for continuing education at institutions of higher learning.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Higher education
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $584,319 (market value)

Gifts received: $107,327

Expenditures: $119,853

Total giving: $67,603

Qualifying distributions: $67,603