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Slemons Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 09/24/2015
Last grant data update: 09/17/2013

At A Glance

Slemons Foundation

P.O. Box 1802

Providence, RI United States 02901-1802

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

EIN

386107913

BRIDGE Number

6097211161

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.