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Shirley and Billy Weir Scholarship Foundation Trust

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Last Updated: 2016-02-08

At A Glance

Shirley and Billy Weir Scholarship Foundation Trust

7804 Eagles Landing Ct.

Columbus, GA United States 31909-2028

Telephone: (706) 573-2255

URL: www.weir-foundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $1,559,694

Total giving: $141,640

EIN

597257621

BRIDGE Number

0446842143

Additional Contact Information

Additional e-mail: mcgolf@knology.net

Background

Established in 2006 in GA - Founded by Shirley and Billy Weir. Billy Weir was a prominent Georgia businessman, who was one of the very first sales representatives hired to represent the "Ping" line of golf clubs. Mr. Weir is also a lifetime honorary member of the Professional Golfers Association

Purpose and Activities

Scholarship awards to employees or children of employees of golf course facilities located within the state of Georgia served by golf professionals who are members of the Georgia section of the PGA America.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarship to employees or children of employees of golf course facilities located within the state of Georgia served by golf professionals who are members of the Georgia section of the PGA America.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Higher education

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $1,559,694 (market value)

Expenditures: $168,673

Total giving: $141,640

Qualifying distributions: $168,673

Giving activities include:

$141,640 for 10 grants to individuals (high: $41,476; low: $5,617)