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Frances R. Dewing Foundation


Last profile update: 12/12/2017
Last grant data update: 01/25/2018

At A Glance

Frances R. Dewing Foundation

P.O. Box 45259

Madison, WI United States 53744-5259

Telephone: (401) 749-8550


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation




Established in 1976 in MA

Purpose and Activities

The foundation gives grants only to programs that deal directly with early childhood education. Within that context, support is given for the fine and performing arts and other cultural programs, social services, conservation and environmental protection, pre-school, elementary, and other education. Programs must serve children under 12. Emphasis is on new untried or unusual educational organizations or institutions which endeavor to introduce new educational methods.