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The Richard K. and Shirley S. Hemingway Foundation


Last Updated: 2015-09-24

At A Glance

The Richard K. and Shirley S. Hemingway Foundation

P.O. Box 11026

Salt Lake City, UT United States 84147-0026

Telephone: (801) 363-5227


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $20,295,151

Total giving: $791,697




Established in 1987 in UT

Purpose and Activities

Giving for: the development of the arts, educational and developmental programs fostering positive values and behaviors relating to children, youth and family issues, the preservation, protection and enhancement of the environment, and educational and developmental programs fostering the implementation of healthier lifestyles. The foundation gives preference to programs, which have a direct and substantial human benefit over funding of capital campaigns or ordinary operations and focuses their resources upon projects that serve communities in the states of ID and UT.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Family services
  • Public administration
  • Public affairs

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $20,295,151 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,123,154

Total giving: $791,697

Qualifying distributions: $921,828

Giving activities include:

$791,697 for 88 grants (high: $59,000; low: $500)