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The Samuel S. Johnson Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

The Samuel S. Johnson Foundation

P.O. Box 356

Redmond, OR United States 97756-0079

Telephone: (541) 548-8104

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-05-31)

Assets: $13,238,538

Total giving: $532,291






Incorporated in 1948 in CA

Purpose and Activities

Giving for formal education programs in nursing which are geared toward preparation of RNs qualified to serve as faculty members in college and university schools of nursing or, alternatively, which qualify RNs for independent advanced practice nursing (e.g. as a licensed CRNA, Nurse Midwife, Family Nurse Practitioner, etc.); development or operation of technical or vocational education and training programs (including apprenticeships) for high school and college-age students and out-of-work adults; emergency food assistance; and rural mobile health screening/care projects benefitting the uninsured medically needy.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Family planning
  • Graduate and professional education
  • High school equivalency
  • Nursing care
  • Rural development
  • Sustainable development
  • Voluntarism
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-05-31

Assets: $13,238,538 (market value)

Expenditures: $674,050

Total giving: $532,291

Qualifying distributions: $580,000