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Tyson Family Foundation, Inc.


Last profile update: 12/22/2017
Last grant data update: 04/08/2018

At A Glance

Tyson Family Foundation, Inc.

P.O. Box 2020

Springdale, AR United States 72765-2020

Telephone: (479) 290-7039

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation






Established in 1970 in AR - Founded by the late Don Tyson, who was C.E.O. and Chair. of Tyson Foods, Inc. from 1967-1991, Chair. of Tyson Foods, Inc. from 1991-1995, and Sr. Chair. of Tyson Foods, Inc. from 1995 until his retirement in 2001. After he retired, Mr. Tyson continued to serve as a consultant to the company and as a member of its board of directors.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education, including scholarships available to individuals majoring in certain areas of agriculture, business, engineering, computer science, and nursing. Scholarships awarded only to employees of Tyson Foods, Inc. and their dependents.