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Slemons Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2015-09-24

At A Glance

Slemons Foundation

P.O. Box 1802

Providence, RI United States 02901-1802

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2012-08-31)

Assets: $0

Total giving: $384,500

EIN

386107913

BRIDGE Number

6097211161

Additional Contact Information

Application address: 185 Oakes St., S.W., Grand Rapids, MI 49503, tel.: (616) 454-1754

Background

Established in 1995 in MI - Elmer J. Slemons was born in Grand Rapids and attended Ferris State College. He joined the Grand Rapid Press in 1898 starting as secretary to the business manager. His career continued for 48 years, finishing the last 20 years a manager of the Press. He was also Director of Booth Newspaper, Inc. In 1965, Mr. Slemons established Slemons Foundation and a Trust for the benefit of two nieces. Upon the death of the surviving niece in 1995, the Foundation became fully funded.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Cancers
  • Education
  • Human services
  • Museums
  • Protestantism
  • Public libraries

Financial Data

Year ended 2012-08-31

Assets: $0 (market value)

Gifts received: $394,549

Expenditures: $394,550

Total giving: $384,500

Qualifying distributions: $394,550

Giving activities include:

$384,500 for 24 grants (high: $36,000; low: $3,000)