Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Scholarship


Type

General Endowment

Value

$481,617 (2021)

Year Established

1979

Purpose

Scholarships for students with financial need. (GF000141)

Description

The award will go to students in good academic standing and satisfactory academic progress with financial need. Preference for renewing to the same student in subsequent years.


History

The Charles A. Frueauff Foundation (CAFF) was founded in 1950 by Charles A. Frueauff through his Last Will and Testament. He was an attorney in New York who served many charitable organizations during his lifetime. The Foundation is based in Little Rock, Arkansas. Its mission is “to improve the lives of those in need by awarding grants to nonprofits in the areas of social services, health and hospitals, and higher education. The Frueauff Foundation has made over $164 million in grants to over 1,185 organizations and institutions.

The Foundation focuses on areas such as education, human services and health-related causes around the United States. In the area of education, CAFF has continually supported several private four-year colleges and universities in the US, providing assistance to aid current students and also serve future generations, and grants for technology, software upgrades, and other infrastructure assistance.  In the area of health-related causes, the Foundation has helped to improve access to and raise the quality of health care of American citizens. And in the area of human services, CAFF supports agencies that seek assistance to improve children’s and families’ lives.

 

Recipients:

2019      Emmanuel Fayomi, Matthew Harvey, Noufel Maalal, John Kenneth McGuire

2020      Isobel Avento, Matthew Harvey, Stephen Maliszewski, Jonathan Stone 

2021      Maxwell Hagberg, Matthew Harvey, Cole Higbee, Jonathan Stone

If you would like to contribute to this fund, please go to Panther Fund and use the "other" designation to identify that you wish to give to this named endowment fund.