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The Kerr Foundation Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

The Kerr Foundation Inc.

12501 North May Ave.

Oklahoma City, OK United States 73120-1948

Telephone: (405) 749-7991


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $25,468,875

Total giving: $546,140






Incorporated in 1963 in OK, and reincorporated in 1985

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for 1) education, particularly higher learning and pre-collegiate organizations, including health science centers and medical research done by educational institutions, 2) arts and culture, particularly organizations in the visual and performing arts areas, as well as museums and libraries, 3) health, particularly institutions providing health care, medical research, or outreach organizations employing primarily professionals from the allied health area, 4) human services, particularly organizations providing services in diverse areas to the public, and specifically to the disadvantaged, people with special needs and the elderly, and 5) public affairs-related programs. Generally all grants are challenge grants.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Health
  • Human services
  • Museums
  • Performing arts
  • Public administration
  • Visual arts
  • Youth services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $25,468,875 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,808,390

Total giving: $546,140

Qualifying distributions: $1,249,462