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Meehan Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-03

At A Glance

Meehan Family Foundation

(formerly Daniel E. Meehan Foundation, Inc.)

P.O. Box 270407

West Allis, WI United States 53227-2950

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $2,320,991

Total giving: $308,650






Established in 1983 in WI

Purpose and Activities

Support for higher and secondary education, and social services. Also awards scholarships to children of employees of Meehan Seaway Service.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to employees and children of employees of Meehan Seaway Service, Ltd. and its subsidiaries.

Scholarship Program

Employees of the following companies are eligible: Meehan Seaway Service, Ltd., Meehan Seaway Service of Milwaukee, Ltd., Meehan Overseas Terminal, Ltd., Meehan Overseas Terminal of Albany, Ship and Cargo Agency of Morehead City, Meehan Overseas Terminal of New London, 4400 Packaging, Inc., and Seaway Cartage, Ltd. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of scholastic achievement, standardized test scores, recommendations, and financial need. Scholarships may be used for full-time study at the undergraduate or graduate level. Scholarships cover the cost of annual tuition, up to $4,000 per year for up to four years. Recipients must maintain full-time status and at least a 3.0 GPA to be eligible for renewals. Applicants are notified of the scholarship committee's decision by mail.

Fields of Interest

  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Catholicism
  • Christianity
  • Communication media
  • Corrections and penology
  • Foundations
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Information and Communications
  • International development
  • Judaism
  • Philanthropy
  • Public affairs
  • Public safety
  • Religion
  • Secondary education
  • Services for offenders
  • Specialty hospital care
Population Groups
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $2,320,991 (market value)

Expenditures: $310,657

Total giving: $308,650

Qualifying distributions: $308,813

Giving activities include:

$308,650 for 17 grants (high: $189,606; low: $160)