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The B.E.L.I.E.F. Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

The B.E.L.I.E.F. Foundation

(formerly Janet Jarie Jensen Foundation)

130 E. John Carpenter Fwy.

Irving, TX United States 75062-2708

Telephone: (972) 999-4564


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $8,597,746

Total giving: $916,336






Established in 1996 in TX - B.E.L.I.E.F. Foundation was established in 1996 with the purpose of engaging youth and young adults in making a difference within their community. In 1998 the scholarship program was launched in select low-income areas of Dallas, Texas. The 2005-2006 academic years launched the successful expansion of the scholarship program into the Irving Independent School District in Irving, Texas. Since its inception, B.E.L.I.E.F. has granted more than 200 renewable scholarships totaling more than $2,000,000 to low-income seniors and college students residing within 22 zip codes.

Purpose and Activities

The philosophy of the B.E.L.I.E.F. Foundation's Scholarship Program is to give financial assistance to deserving college, vocational or technical school students as well as provide encouragement and support to the students and their families.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Education
  • Family services
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $8,597,746 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,096,490

Total giving: $916,336

Qualifying distributions: $980,564