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Dedicated to creating paths to brighter futures, The Johnson Scholarship Foundation has invested in possibilities for over twenty-five years. Through thoughtful planning and strategic partnerships, The Foundation has built a network of innovative funding programs and progressive relationships with some of the country’s most respected and important community programs, schools, colleges and universities. Through the vision of our founder, Theodore R. Johnson, the Foundation has quietly and confidently enabled the education of thousands of disabled, economically disadvantaged and Indigenous Peoples.

With a mission of hope, encouragement and dedication, The Foundation believes that through education, all things are possible - careers are born, citizens become responsible and people become productive members of society.

Education creates opportunity for all.


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Donation completes Heritage University effort to create a $1.5 million scholarship endowment for Native American students

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Toppenish, Wash. – A major gift to Heritage University has allowed it to reach its goal of creating a $1.5 million endowment for Native American student scholarships. The university has received a $650,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; it will be combined with matching funds from the Johnson Scholarship Foundation (JSF) and other private donors to create the endowment which supports scholarships for Indigenous students studying business or entrepreneurship. Read More



 

Spending Time with Grantees

Monday, July 23, 2018

I recently visited with Sue Gillespie, CEO of Pathways to Education, and her team in Toronto. We are in the midst of a five-year grant agreement with Pathways, which is unfolding as we had hoped. Pathways asked for the meeting so that it could give us an update and discuss some longer term strategic issues that it is facing.  Read More