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Theodore R. & Vivian M. Johnson Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

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Last Updated: 2016-07-17

At A Glance

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

URL: www.jsf.bz

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $168,221,160

Total giving: $6,654,233

EIN

311613890

BRIDGE Number

6019402445

Additional Contact Information

Additional tel.: (888) 523-7797

Background

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

Scholarship grants are made to a variety of institutions and programs specified by the founders and the Board of Directors. The foundation seeks to enable qualified individuals, who might not be able to otherwise do so, to acquire skills and develop strengths which enable them to realize their potential. The foundation believes that by doing so, they can became positive contributing members of their community and its economy.

Program Area(s)

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.

Grants

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.

Scholarship Programs

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

Subjects
  • Education
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • American Indians
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $168,221,160 (market value)

Expenditures: $10,227,210

Total giving: $6,654,233

Qualifying distributions: $7,831,115