The Garton Family Foundation was established in 1943 to award grants to organizations and educational institutions located within the geographic location of Sheboygan County in the state of Wisconsin. Funded areas of interest include organizations providing children and youth services, arts and culture, human services, environmental services and educational institutions. Scholarships are awarded in three local schools: Sheboygan North High School, Sheboygan South High School and the Elkhart Lake/Glenbeulah High School.
The Garton Family Foundation is a private nonoperating foundation operating under section 501c3 of the internal revenue code. As such, all donations of any kind (cash or services performed) can be claimed as a donation for tax purposes.