OVERVIEW: The Steaven K. and Judith G. Jones Foundation funds grantmaking related to education, youth, health, human services, arts and media, and religious causes.
IP TAKE: The foundation keeps a low public profile, which limits information available on its grantmaking priorities and activities.
PROFILE: The Steaven K. and Judith G. Jones Foundation was established in 2007. Its was founded by real estate developer Steaven Jones and his wife Judith Jones. Steaven Jones founded Steaven Jones Development Company (SJDC), which has developed over one hundred commercial properties, primarily in Southern California. The foundation lacks transparency and does not maintain a website, which makes it difficult to locate further information on its priority areas and grantmaking strategies. Tax filings suggest the Steaven K. and Judith G. Jones Foundation funds grantmaking related to education, youth, health, human services, arts and media, and religious causes.
The couple supports Judith's alma mater Wellesley College, where she's a trustee emerita. Jones also supports his school Harvard Business School. Judith Jones serves on a number of boards that track with the family's giving including the Episcopal Church Foundation. She's also a member of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Pacific Palisades, where she was a vestry member and Co-Chair of the Finance Committee.
Grants range from $50 to $50,000. In a recent fiscal year, the foundation gave away around $196,000. Past grantees include Marlborough School; Bloy House, an Episcopal Theological Seminary; St. John’s Health Center (Jones is on the board); LACMA; and LA Philharmonic.
The Steaven K. and Judith G. Jones Foundation keeps a low profile and does not accept unsolicited proposals.
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Steaven K. and Judith G. Jones Foundation
1048 Amalfi Dr.
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272