We envision a society that embodies educational excellence and opportunities, and innovative solutions to community challenges.

The Thomas R. Brown Foundations are a legacy of Thomas R. Brown, and the company he built in Tucson, Arizona, Burr-Brown Corporation. They are dedicated to community development and enhanced opportunities for people to lead satisfying and productive lives. We envision a society that embodies educational excellence and opportunities, and innovative solutions to community challenges. Toward this goal the foundations provide economic education programs and direct grants in select strategic areas.