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Dorothy M. M. Kersten Charitable Trust


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Dorothy M. M. Kersten Charitable Trust

P.O. Box 1118, ML CN-OH-W10X

Cincinnati, OH United States 45201-1118

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-06-30)

Assets: $24,863,181

Total giving: $1,076,210






Established in 1986; supporting organization of Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati Institute of Fine Arts, Zoological Society of Cincinnati, Church of the Advent, Cincinnati Museum of Natural History, American Heart Association, United Way, Shriners Hospital for Children, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati Preservation Association, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Historic Southwest Ohio, Public Library of Cincinnati, The Salvation Army, Shakertown at Pleasant Hill, Inc., American Cancer Society, Greater Cincinnati Television, and Little Sisters of the Poor, OH.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the arts, human services and health organizations, including a children's hospital.

Fields of Interest

  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Christianity
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Historic preservation
  • Historical activities
  • Human services
  • Museums
  • Protestantism
  • Public libraries
  • Religion
  • Specialty hospital care
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Christians
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Protestants
  • Students
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-06-30

Assets: $24,863,181 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,459,344

Total giving: $1,076,210

Qualifying distributions: $1,112,052