Reading, Writing & Giving
Ben Brumleve is the retired president of Cardinal Carryor, and a passionate supporter of education.
He created the Brumeleve Family Fund, a donor-advised fund, and is a member of the Baylor Landrum, Jr. Society.
About a dozen years ago, an editorial in the newspaper argued that many Louisville-area professionals have more money than they will ever need, and they should give back to the community that contributed to their success. Ben Brumleve took that article to heart.
While he worked hard for his achievements, Ben recognized that he didn’t do it alone – he had educational opportunities and emotional support that many young people in our community just don’t have. So he supports The de Paul School, which helps elementary students with learning differences succeed in the classroom and in life. He also gives to the West End School, a private school that helps at-risk boys in grades K-8 get on the path to academic success and personal growth. Of course, you’d never realize the depth of his commitment to hear Ben talk. He doesn’t boast about supporting The de Paul School for nearly 10 years, and he’s humble about giving tours, painting classrooms and just spending time with the boys at the West End School.
He is passionate about education, and he values generosity and community. That’s why we value Ben Brumleve at the Community Foundation.
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