The Kerr Foundation

Program Funding Area: 
Arts, Culture & Humanities
Youth Development
Human Services
Animal Related
Health Care
Community Improvement & Capacity Building
Disease, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Housing, Shelter
Geographic Funding Focus: 
Populations Served: 
All Populations
Children & Youth
Native American
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About Us: 

Mission/Giving Statement:  The Kerr Foundation is established to support 501(c)(3) organizations, programs and institutions that provide new or enhanced opportunities for those within the granting areas, particularly the young.

Grantmaking Program Areas:  Arts & Culture; Education; Health; Human Services; Public Administration

Grantmaking Program Area Descriptions:

Arts & Culture: Organizations in the visual arts and performing arts areas, museums and libraries.

Education: Institutions of higher learning and pre-collegiate organizations including health science centers and medical research done by educational institutions.

Health:  Institutions providing health care, doing medical research, or outreach organizations employing primarily professionals from the allied health area.

Human Services:  Organizations providing services in diverse areas to the public, and specifically to the disadvantaged, people with special needs and the elderly.

Public Administration:  Public affairs-related programs.

Type of Funding/Funding Restrictions:  The Kerr Foundation funds bricks and mortar projects, equipment, programs having an objective and specified time span, and operational support.  The Foundation funds organizations located in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Texas, or Washington, D.C.. 

Application Instructions:  Grant guidelines and application available online. All forms must be mailed via postal service, no forms accepted by E-mail. Must send in one signed orginal and two copies, and a copy of your IRS 501 (c) 3 designation letter. 

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Contact Information
Best Method of Contact: 
Full Proposal
Street Address: 
12501 North May Avenue
Oklahoma City
ZIP Code: 
Email Address: 
(405) 749-7991
(405) 749-2877
Primary Contact Name: 
Mrs. Robert S. Kerr, Jr.
Job Title: 
President & Chair
Primary Contact Email: 
More Info
Last Updated Date: 
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 10:39am
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