The Fort Worth Scottish Rite Foundation is a non-profit Texas corporation recognized as a tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. The Foundation furthers the philanthropic goals of Fort Worth Scottish Rite Masons. The Foundation has five donor programs. First, the Foundation supports the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children by gifts and the efforts of Fort Worth Scottish Rite Masons in behalf of the Hospital. Gifts include cash donations to the Hospital and the provision of scholarships for educators to participate in literacy training. To date the Foundation has made over $300,000 in cash donations to the Hospital. The Foundation has established a perpetual source of funding for scholarships to select graduating seniors in the Valley’s thirty-five counties. The Foundation has awarded more than $1,300,000 in scholarships to outstanding high school graduates. Additionally the Foundation provides scholarships for selected educators to participate in literacy training programs, donates specialized police bicycles to local law enforcement agencies and annually recognizes ROTC and JROTC cadets.