Theodore R. & Vivian M. Johnson Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
505 S. Flagler Dr., Ste. 1460
West Palm Beach, FL United States 33401-5923
Telephone: (561) 659-2005
Type of Grantmaker
- Family foundation
(yr. ended 2014-12-31)
Total giving: $6,654,233
Additional Contact Information
Established in 1991 in FL - Mr. Johnson and his wife of 52 years, Vivian Chesley Macleod Johnson, placed great value on the benefits of education in helping people to achieve economic success. Mr. Johnson, who worked his way through college and obtained his MBA at night school, joined United Parcel Service at an early age, starting as a time and motion study engineer. As the company grew, he assumed positions of greater responsibility, culminating in several years as Vice President of Labor Relations. Through the establishment of the foundation, the Johnsons sought to share their prosperity with future generations of students seeking to forge successful careers within the free enterprise system
Purpose and Activities
The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:
American Indian Program
The foundation makes grants to a number of tribal colleges to provide for scholarships for American Indian students taking business and entrepreneurship courses of study. The foundation makes no individual grants or scholarships and has no involvement in the selection process for individual scholarships. All scholarship programs are administered by the tribal college. For more information visit each partner's tab on the foundation's web site for specific details.
The foundation makes grants to several educational institutions and to organizations whose mission is to serve disadvantaged or disabled people. Grant applicants should visit each partner's tab on the foundation's web site for specific details.
The foundation makes grants to a number of educational institutions to provide for scholarship programs serving people in financial need, people with disabilities, and the children of United Parcel Service employees in Florida. The foundation does not make individual grants or scholarships and has no involvement in the selection process for individual scholarships. All scholarship programs are administered by the educational institution involved or administered by an independent organization. Partner educational institutions are selected by the foundation. Potential partner institutions may contact Sharon Wood, Fdn. Grants Admin., for further information. Scholarship applicants should visit each partner's tab on the foundation's web site for specific details.
Fields of Interest
- Higher education
- University education
- American Indians
- Economically disadvantaged people
- Indigenous peoples
- Low-income and poor people
- People with disabilities
Year ended 2014-12-31
Assets: $168,221,160 (market value)
Total giving: $6,654,233
Qualifying distributions: $7,831,115