The mission of the David Kelby Johnson Memorial Foundation is to preserve the philanthropic interests of its founder, Elizabeth Hope Armstrong Johnson
In the spirit of our founder, our Foundation strives to make a significant difference in the fields of sight preservation and improvement, children’s services, drunk driving prevention and education, historic preservation, elder advocacy and environmental conservation in our regional, national and international communities.
WHAT WE SUPPORT & FUND
The Foundation awards grants in the following areas:
Outreach for Vision and Eye Care
Elder Advocacy and Care
Drunk Driving Prevention and Education
Grants range from $5000 to a maximum of $100,000.
What We Don’t Fund
Capital Campaigns/Building Construction
-The David Kelby Johnson Foundation does not fund Capital Campaigns or new Building Construction. However, the foundation funds projects for the preservation of historic buildings and will fund capital costs associated with exhibits for a program that otherwise meets the foundation's funding guidelines.
Grants to Individuals
Grants to nonqualified agencies
Grants that fall outside of the guidelines set by the Board of Directors
Grants for research
Funding for staff