• Together with her three daughters (Nancy Woodling, Sara Jane Norton and Mary Ann Dobras), Beth K. Stocker established The Stocker Foundation in 1979
  • The Stocker Foundation began with $2 million. Over time, the Foundation has evolved into a mature grant making organization and now has current approximate assets of $50 million
  • Annually, The Stocker Foundation awards an average of $3.0 million to tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. Since its inception, more than $53.3 million has been distributed
  • The Stocker Foundation’s mission is to "Strengthen communities where Trustees reside." Currently eligible are communities located in: Lorain and Cuyahoga counties, Ohio; Pima County, Arizona; Alameda and San Francisco counties, California; Dona Ana County, New Mexico; King County, Washington; and Hartford County, CT
  • Competitive grantmaking focuses upon lessening the reading literacy achievement gap so that all students can read at or above grade-level by third grade