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Peter Kiewit Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 07/14/2016
Last grant data update: 04/15/2017

At A Glance

Peter Kiewit Foundation

1125 S. 103rd St., Ste. 500

Omaha, NE United States 68124-6022

Telephone: (402) 344-7890

URL: www.peterkiewitfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

EIN

476098282

BRIDGE Number

2202873241

Background

Established in 1975 in NE - Mr. Kiewit was president of Peter Kiewit Sons, Inc., which began as a family bricklaying business. Kiewit grew the firm into a successful international construction company. The foundation began disbursing funds in 1980, including grants to 18 recipients (totaling $14.3 million) designated in the original trust agreement. The foundation is of perpetual duration, disbursing all of its annual net income and only rarely invading its principal.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for cultural programs, including the arts, civic affairs, community development, higher and other education, health and social service agencies, and youth programs. Contributions almost always made as challenge or matching grants.