Oregon DeMolay Foundation

The DeMolay Endowment Foundation of Oregon, Inc. is a non-profit corporation founded to provide financial and organizational support to the Order of DeMolay in Oregon. The Foundation is recognized as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit foundation under IRS regulations. Cash and in-kind donations and gifts may be deductible when computing net taxable income.

The Foundation provides education scholarships to Oregon DeMolay members and supports the educational and development activities of Oregon DeMolay. This support includes scholarships to the DeMolay Leadership Conference held each summer, DeMolay Chapter Councilors training programs, and opportunities for State Youth Leaders to participate in Regional and International programs.

The Foundation is supported by fundraising efforts of the Board of Trustees and by gifts from interested Masons, Masonic Lodges and affiliated organizations and bodies, Senior DeMolays and other individuals and entities concerned with youth development through the DeMolay program. An elected Board of Trustees consisting of community and Masonic leaders manages the Foundation.

Foundation Scholarship Information

Click on this link to go the Scholarship Information page with applications and submission information.

Click here to review previous Foundation Scholarship Awards over the past decade.

Make tax-deductible donations to the Foundation via PayPal through the button below. All major credit cards are accepted as well as your PayPal account.

The Order's Namesake: Jacques de Molay

In 1298, Jacques DeMolay was named Grand Master of the Knights Templar, a position of power and prestige. He was however in a difficult position. In the eyes of European monarchs and the Church, the Templar’s raison d’etre had ceased with the loss of the Holy Lands.