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Keller Family Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Keller Family Foundation

1100 Poydras St., Ste. 1502

New Orleans, LA United States 70163-1101

Telephone: (504) 207-8541

URL: kellerfamilyfoundation.org/index.html

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $17,447,196

Total giving: $777,369

EIN

726027426

BRIDGE Number

3007698167

Background

Established in 1949 in LA - The Keller Family Foundation was originally formed as the Lincoln Foundation in 1949 by Charles Keller, Jr. and Rosa Freeman Keller with 10 shares of Coca-Cola Company stock. Mr. and Mrs. Keller made various additional contributions to the foundation throughout their lives. They were instrumental, both as a couple and individually, in developing affordable housing for New Orleans's African-American community and integrating the city's public libraries and swimming pools

Purpose and Activities

The foundation has interests in education, youth development, human services, and public affairs.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Community and economic development
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Nonprofits
  • Public affairs
  • Public/private ventures
  • Urban development
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
Organizations
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $17,447,196 (market value)

Expenditures: $879,745

Total giving: $777,369

Qualifying distributions: $782,877