At A Glance
P.O. Box 1802
Providence, RI United States 02901-1802
Type of Grantmaker
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.