Welcome to the Clowes Fund.

Our Values & Mission

The Clowes Fund, a family foundation, seeks to enhance the common good by encouraging organizations and projects that help to build a just and equitable society, create opportunities for initiative, foster creativity and the growth of knowledge, and promote appreciation of the natural environment.

We pursue these goals by awarding grants in three areas:  arts, education, and social services. We also recognize the special value of efforts that create links among these areas.

The Fund has a special interest in supporting projects that strengthen the communities in which Clowes family members and the foundation’s directors live and work.

Our Priorities

The Fund supports organizations and programs that focus primarily on socio-economically disadvantaged individuals. Funding is concentrated in three geographic regions including Indianapolis, New England and Seattle
Priorities vary among them. Please visit each region’s page for details.