Thomas J. Gray Foundation
Marjorie S.
Developing today's youth into tomorrow's leaders.

Accepting applications through March 31st.
Proposals submitted now eligible for funding by June 30th
Note new guidelines on HOW TO APPLY - effective January 1, 2017

"One hundred years from now
It will not matter
What kind of car I drove,
What kind of house I lived in,
How much I had in my bank
Nor what my clothes looked like.

One hundred years from now
It will not matter
What kind of school I attended,
What kind of typewriter I used,
How large or small my church,
But the world may be .. .
a little better because .. .
I was important in the life of a child."

- Forest Whitcraft


We're proud to be supporing these organizations and projects as they make a difference in the lives of the youth they serve:
Racoon Run Sponsorship 2017
Fishcreek PTO
$750 on 2/17/2017; Donation-Approved
Race into Scouting
Tecumseh Council, Boy Scouts of America
$3,280 on 2/17/2017; Inspire-Approved
Girls' Leadership
Young Womens Christian Association of Warren OH
$18,000 on 2/17/2017; Inspire-Approved
Counselors-in-Training & Junior Counselor Programs
Girl Scouts of North East Ohio
$10,051 on 11/10/2016; Encourage-Funded
Project (Greater Than) Me and Kids in Action
ProAct Indy
$25,000 on 11/10/2016; Inspire-Funded
Great Lakes YMCA Leaders Training School
Sidney-Shelby County YMCA
$4,500 on 11/6/2016; Inspire-Funded
Boat Build and Sail – OST Apprenticeships
Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory
$15,000 on 8/7/2016; Inspire-Funded
Support for Volunteer Camp Commissioner Staff
Greater Cleveland Council - BSA
$50,000 on 8/7/2016; Enable-Funded
Girl Executive Officer in Stark County
Girl Scouts of North East Ohio
$18,500 on 8/7/2016; Inspire-Funded
Scoutreach - Toledo Public Schools
Erie Shores Council, BSA
$25,000 on 8/7/2016; Inspire-Funded
Awarded YTD 2017 = $22,030 (3); Total Awarded = $494,131 (24)
Click here to see all approved projects

The Foundation was established to carry on Thomas Gray's mission to support the youth of today as they build character, leadership skills, and seek the education they need to achieve their goals.  The family has chosen to fulfill the vision and to carry forward with his life’s work.  The family greatly appreciates any contribution to the Foundation.

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