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T. W. Lewis Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

T. W. Lewis Foundation

850 W. Elliot Rd.

Tempe, AZ United States 85284-1202

Telephone: (480) 820-0807


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $19,725,151

Total giving: $1,184,453






Established in 2000 in AZ

Purpose and Activities

Giving to impact and serve youth through education and character development, to support children and strengthen families in need, and to make our community a better place to live by supporting cultural and environmental organizations.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to deserving student leaders of AZ, KY, and NC with financial aid, learning opportunities and self-awareness tools so that they can better reach their full potential in their professional and personal lives.

Scholarship Program

Scholarships to students in the amount of $20,000 ($5,000 per year) in financial aid for expenses for four years at the college or university of their choice. Applicants must be Maricopa County, AZ, high school students, be enrolled full-time (15 semester hours or more) in a course of study leading to a baccalaureate degree at an accredited college or university located within the U.S., have a minimum SAT score of 1800, have a minimum high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 and rank in the top twenty percent of their graduating class academically.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Education
  • Family services
  • Higher education
  • Human services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $19,725,151 (market value)

Gifts received: $525,359

Expenditures: $1,353,856

Total giving: $1,184,453

Qualifying distributions: $1,278,679