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Owen Locke Memorial Foundation


Last Updated: 2015-09-24

At A Glance

Owen Locke Memorial Foundation

3879-B Brockton Ave.

Riverside, CA United States 92501-3263

Telephone: (951) 781-7545


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Supporting organization

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2012-02-29)

Assets: $4,987,978

Total giving: $435,866






Established in CA in 2007 - The Owen Locke Memorial Fund was established by the late Gwendolyn Locke who wanted to honor her husband, Owen C. Locke’s enduring interest in providing opportunity and education to underserved populations in California who are not able to pursue their maximum career potential

Purpose and Activities

The purpose of the fund is to provide educational scholarships to fund tuition, school fees and books for applicants in California. Preference will be given to persons who have limited financial resources available for school, but who are not eligible to be awarded funds from public or government sources.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to high school graduates of CA with limited financial resources, for higher education for attendance at an accredited college, university, trade school or vocational school.


This program offers funds applicable to tuition, school fees and books for eligible applicants. Applications for this scholarship will be accepted from high school graduates of California who will be attending an accredited college, university, trade school or vocational program (in California or elsewhere). Scholarships are distributed on behalf of the applicant to any accredited college, university or vocational program in an amount not to exceed $10,000 per year.

Fields of Interest

  • Education

Financial Data

Year ended 2012-02-29

Assets: $4,987,978 (market value)

Expenditures: $474,295

Total giving: $435,866

Qualifying distributions: $461,697

Giving activities include:

$50,000 for 2 grants of $25,000 each

$385,866 for grants to individuals