Dorothy V. and Logan Lewis Foundation

OVERVIEW: The Dorothy V. and Logan Lewis Foundation focuses its giving on Catholic education, general education, arts and culture, and human services in Macon, Georgia.

FUNDING AREAS: Education, Catholic education, arts and culture, human services

IP TAKE: It is best to contact this foundation directly to inquire about guidelines and deadlines, as well as how to submit a grant application for Macon, Georgia-centric support. Unfortunately, this foundation lacks transparency restricting public information about its grantmaking.

PROFILE: Established in 1979, the Dorothy V. and Logan Lewis Foundation is a private family foundation in Macon, Georgia. This foundation is an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation of Central Georgia. Grantmaking includes Catholic education, general education, arts and culture, and human services.

The foundation does not have its own website to guide grantseekers, only a listing on the local community foundation’s website. However, the Lewis Foundation regularly gives to local schools and universities in the Macon area, as well as to museums and human services organizations for basic needs. Past support has gone to St. Peter Claver School, Sacred Heart School, Family Advancement Ministries, and the Museum of Arts and Science in Macon.

Foundation grants tend to be between $5,000 and $100,000. However, the funder has also awarded grants over $1 million. It has given over $3 million annually in recent years. Review the funder’s recent tax records to learn more about its local giving. The foundation’s giving is largely centered on Central Georgia and the city of Macon.

However, according to recent tax records, this foundation appears to accept unsolicited grant applications from nonprofits. Grantseekers should address applications to the attention of John T. McGoldrick, Jr., the foundation’s secretary and a local attorney, and submit applications via mail. The phone number to reach the foundation staff is 478-749-1727.


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