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John M. Ross Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-10

At A Glance

John M. Ross Foundation

P.O. Box 3170, Dept. 715

Honolulu, HI United States 96802-3170

Telephone: (808) 694-4945

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-06-30)

Assets: $701,294

Total giving: $27,000






Established in 1963 in HI

Purpose and Activities

Scholarship awards for "Big Island Students" toward college tuition; some funding also for youth services.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to financially needy residents of the Island of Hawaii, HI, for full-time study at accredited two- and four-year undergraduate or graduate institutions primarily in HI.

Fields of Interest

  • Developmental disability services
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Environmental and resource rights
  • Human rights
  • Human services
  • Natural resources
  • Social rights
  • Special population support
  • Sports and recreation
  • University education
  • Water resources
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Female adolescents
  • Female children and youth
  • Females
  • Indigenous peoples

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-06-30

Assets: $701,294 (market value)

Expenditures: $44,317

Total giving: $27,000

Qualifying distributions: $36,986