Our Mission

The mission of The John A. Widtsoe Foundation is to be a respected, independent voice regarding Latter-day Saint perspectives on global religious issues among both academic and interfaith communities.


"Every [person], however humble, of whatever race, has the same origin and possible destiny"

John A. Widstoe, Conference Report, October 1936


The John A. Widtsoe Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that has created a variety of events and initiatives to strengthen the global reach of Latter-day Saint scholarship and life. 

We're proud to collaborate with the following organizations and institutions to create meaningful, interfaith programs.

The Neal A. Maxwell Institute For Religious Scholarship

The USC Office Of Religious And Spiritual Life

Chapman University's Fish Interfaith Center

Public Square Magazine

Book Of Mormon Central


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