Organization Profile

Our Organization

The C.S. Lewis Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization supported primarily through the generosity of individual donors. The CSLF is not affiliated with the C.S. Lewis estate and does not own or receive support from the licensing of C.S. Lewis’s works.

Our Vision

The vision of the C.S. Lewis Foundation is to restore a vital Christian presence throughout higher education, the arts, and the culture at large.

Our Mission

Inspired by the life and legacy of C.S. Lewis, we encourage and equip Christians to integrate their faith within the world of ideas and the arts.

The result: our programs produce spiritually equipped and culturally literate Christian leaders who are transformative in whatever area they may be called to serve.

Our Core Values

These shared values are intended to inform the shape and character of our efforts to pursue our vision and carry out our mission:

  • “Mere Christianity”
  • The Good, the True, and the Beautiful
  • Integration of Mind, Spirit, and Imagination
  • Education as a means to assist spiritual formation
  • Hospitality
  • Community
  • Excellence

Our Programs

From its inception, the Foundation has endeavored to fulfill its mission through 5 key initiatives:

  1. C.S. Lewis Study Centre at The Kilns
  2. C.S. Lewis Summer Institute (“Oxbridge”)
  3. C.S. Lewis College
  4. C.S. Lewis Conferences & Retreats
  5. C.S. Lewis Faculty Forum