Our Mission

The Miles Foundation endeavors to honor the legacy of its founder, Ellison Miles, through investments in education that promote the next generation’s success.


  • Early childhood education

  • Family engagement

  • Third grade literacy

  • Character development

  • Leadership development

Our Vision


We envision a future in which children are given the foundation they need to lead a healthy, hopeful, and productive life.

  • Healthy = socially, physically, & cognitively

  • Hopeful = optimistic, perseverant, joyful

  • Productive = self-sufficient, fulfilled

Our Core Values



We don’t take for granted the opportunity and responsibility we’ve been given, so we consistently pursue avenues to deepen our knowledge and maximize our impact.


We are nimble and adaptable on our path to seeking and implementing practical solutions.


We build long-term relationships based on shared values, we deeply engage in our partnerships, and we treat our team like family.


We believe in the power of working together to innovate and effect lasting change.



Our Grants

Read more about our funding profiles and eligibility requirements.