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The Roe Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-04

At A Glance

The Roe Foundation

301 N. Main St., Ste. 1735

Greenville, SC United States 29601-2122

Telephone: (864) 242-5007

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $31,313,579

Total giving: $1,941,000






Incorporated in 1968 in SC

Purpose and Activities

The purpose of the foundation is to assist non-profit educational institutions whose primary mission is to promote a better understanding and appreciation of the value of human and economic freedom functioning within a moral framework. Such organizations will believe: 1) the maximum potential of a free people is achieved when they are able control their own destiny. 2) The greatest threat to these freedoms is intrusive government. 3) The Judeo-Christian tradition represents the underpinnings of a just society. Such organizations will recognize: 1) the importance of state and local organizations functioning alongside national organizations in the pursuit of free society; and 2) that their operations should be designed to educate the public at large and all public policy makers to a better understanding of these fundamental values and practical ways to achieve the goals of expanding human freedom.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Human rights
  • Public affairs
  • Public policy
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $31,313,579 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,148,209

Total giving: $1,941,000

Qualifying distributions: $2,012,964