In the spring of 1952, J.M. McDonald established the J.M. McDonald Foundation,
Inc. This is a trust whose income is to be used as donations to deserving
Primary interests of the Foundation are education, humanities, health,
and a variety of social and human services.
As of the year 2014, 62 years after its inception, the J.M. McDonald
Foundation, Inc. has grown many times over and is active in awarding
grants primarily in upstate New York. Thanks to the foresight of J.M.
McDonald, Sr., the Foundation will continue the charitable example he
modeled years ago.
Current Trustees of the J. M. McDonald Foundation:
Donald R. McJunkin, President
Nancy J. Palmer, Vice President
Janet E. Stanton, Secretary