Skip to main content Skip to footer

Profile Last Updated: 06/30/2020 Grant Information Last Updated: 09/21/2020

Philip M. McKenna Foundation, Inc.

Fast-track your prospect research with a Professional plan upgrade.

Access lists of funders based on detailed search criteria and other features such as:

  • Maps and Charts
  • Funding Interests
  • Grant Information
  • Recipient Profiles
  • Applications/RFPs
  • Financials
  • Who's Who - Officers and Staff
  • News, Social Media and Publications


Purpose and Activities

Support for public policy and educational programs focused on free market economics, American constitutional government, and western civilization. Support also for the general benefit of the foundation's local area.


Incorporated in 1967 in PA - Founded by the late Philip M. McKenna, who was an internationally known metallurgist and industrialist, and the inventor of the first commercially successful steel cutting grade tungsten carbide. He was the founder and chief executive of Kennametal Inc., which became a global leader in the tungsten carbide machine tool industry. He was also a renowned advocate of sound monetary policy and free enterprise who worked with many of the nation's political and intellectual leaders. His public philosophy was rooted in free market economics, American constitutional government, and the Judeo-Christian ethic.


Philip M. McKenna Foundation, Inc.

Family foundation




P.O. Box 185 Pittsburgh, PA United States 15230-0185

Contact Information

  • Telephone: 4122341634