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Alvah H. Chapman

Alvah Herman Chapman, Sr.
  Wyline P. Chapman

Wyline Page Chapman

The primary objectives of the Chapman Foundation are to support religious, charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes in areas where their descendants now reside or have interests. Areas that will be considered include:

  • Children and families, especially those at risk
  • Education - at all levels
  • Interracial and multi-ethnic harmony, and the fostering of multicultural understanding
  • Substance abuse prevention
  • Programs serving the homeless


A prospective applicant must be sponsored or endorsed by one of the Directors of the Foundation's board or a member of the Foundation. To be considered for an endorsement, please submit a brief Letter of Inquiry that includes the amount you are requesting and a brief description of the proposed project via e-mail to You will be contacted when a decision has been reached. Successful applicants will be invited to submit a grant application.