Established to honor the legacy of a successful philanthropist, the Adam R. Scripps Foundation is a different kind of philanthropic endeavor. Family run and governed by compassion, humility, generosity and love of neighbor – all principles which Adam held dear – the foundation strives to make grants that create meaningful change through transformative opportunities.

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Adam R. Scripps

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Our Focus Areas

Inspired By Adam’s Love Of Animals

The Foundation is committed to promoting animal welfare through a variety of programs.

From habitat conservation and education to care facilities and therapy programs, our focus on animal welfare benefits animals of all kinds.

Learn more about our Animal Welfare focus.

We are committed

We are committed to the power of lifelong learning, and support education through all life stages, both in and outside the classroom.

In addition to essential academic needs such as scholarships, we support a variety of learning initiatives including early childhood education, literacy programs, summer camps, test prep and college-preparedness.

Learn more about our Education focus.

Health is a key factor

Health is a key factor in overall quality of life and strength of community, and supporting programs that promote health is a key initiative in reflecting our value of compassion.

Recognizing that health and welfare is affected by a wide range of factors, the foundation supports the full spectrum of health care, mental wellness and medical research programs.

Learn more about our Health focus.

Inspired to help others

A genuine love of neighbor inspired Adam to help others, especially those around him in his local community.

Driven by that same sense of responsibility for community, the foundation is intently focused on initiatives to support both civic infrastructure and the individuals within the community.

Learn more about our Local Community focus.

sense of self-sufficiency

Having a sense of self-sufficiency is important to each individual and beneficial to his or her family, neighbors and community.

We’re committed to a variety of initiatives to address employment, food insecurity, housing/homelessness, and human services.

Learn more about our Self-Sufficiency focus.

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