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Walter S. and Evan C. Jones Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Walter S. and Evan C. Jones Foundation

(also known as Jones Foundation, Inc.)

2501 W. 18th Ave., Ste. D

Emporia, KS United States 66801-6195

Telephone: (620) 342-1714


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-06-30)

Assets: $68,498

Total giving: $2,259,654






Established in 1974 in KS

Purpose and Activities

Grants awarded are limited to educational and medical expenses of children of 3 specified counties who have resided there continuously for a minimum of 1 year. Medical assistance includes (but is not limited to): dental services, eye exams/glasses, hospital services, mental health services, orthodontics, and physician services; Education assistance is tuition only, including some fees, books, a fixed amount decided by the Board, fall and spring semesters, and an eight semester maximum.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to financially needy individuals, and assistance with medical expenses to individuals under the age of 21 who have been continuous residents of Lyon, Coffey, or Osage counties, KS, for a minimum of one year.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Education
  • Health
Population Groups
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-06-30

Assets: $68,498 (market value)

Gifts received: $2,485,000

Expenditures: $2,446,040

Total giving: $2,259,654

Qualifying distributions: $2,273,320

Giving activities include:

$2,259,654 for grants