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The Owens Foundation


Last profile update: 11/22/2017
Last grant data update: 11/28/2017

At A Glance

The Owens Foundation

(formerly Thomas M. & Mary M. Owens Foundation)

7804 College Dr., Ste. 3SW

Palos Heights, IL United States 60463-1473

Telephone: (708) 361-8845

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Established in 1985 in IL

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily in three areas: 1) programs that work with the homeless, the poor, and other disadvantaged populations, particularly those programs that deal with self-sufficiency through self-help, and programs that provide basic support, food, shelter and clothing, along with job training and employment, are given high priority; 2) homeless prevention - emergency funds administered independently by each agency for rents, mortgage payments, utilities, and food, etc.; 3) private education, primarily secondary education for use for scholarships for poor and deserving students.