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The Slemp Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

The Slemp Foundation

P.O. Box 5208, Loc. CN-OH-W7PT

Cincinnati, OH United States 45201-5208

Telephone: 5137628878


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Politics

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-06-30)

Assets: $23,980,761

Total giving: $1,141,101





Additional Contact Information

Grant and scholarship application address: c/o Patricia L. Durbin, Trust Off., U.S. Bank, N.A., Trust Div., P.O. Box 5208, Loc CN-OH-W7PT, Cincinnati, OH 45201-5208; tel.: (513) 762-8878


Trust established in 1943 in VA - Founded by the late C. Bascom Slemp, a lawyer and six time U.S. Congressman from Virginia. He served as Secretary to the President of the United States (a precursor to the White House Chief of Staff) Calvin Coolidge, and he was awarded the French Legion of Honor Medal.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education and the arts for the benefit of residents of Lee and Wise counties, VA. Giving also for scholarships to residents of Lee and Wise counties, VA, and to descendants of a resident thereof.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Undergraduate scholarships limited to individuals residing in Lee and Wise counties, VA, or to individuals who are descendants of residents.

Scholarship Program

Approximately 25 new college scholarships are granted each year to qualified individuals. Applications should be made during student's senior year in high school.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Community college education
  • Education
  • Undergraduate education
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
  • Multipurpose centers

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-06-30

Assets: $23,980,761 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,381,261

Total giving: $1,141,101

Qualifying distributions: $1,224,752