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Kinder Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-06-04

At A Glance

Kinder Foundation

(formerly Richard D. Kinder Foundation, Inc.)

P.O. Box 130776

Houston, TX United States 77219-0776

URL: www.kinderfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $141,967,645

Total giving: $42,650,633

EIN

760519073

BRIDGE Number

6659875397

Background

Established in 1994 in TX - Founded by Richard D. Kinder, who is Chairman and C.E.O. of Kinder Morgan, Inc., an energy company. Richard D. and Nancy Kinder have committed to The Giving Pledge, and have pledged to give away at least half of their wealth to philanthropy.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the arts, education, health associations, social services, children services, including a children's hospital, community development and federated giving programs.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Catholicism
  • Child welfare
  • Community and economic development
  • Community recreation
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Human services
  • Museums
  • Parks
  • Specialty hospital care
  • Sports and recreation
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
Organizations
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $141,967,645 (market value)

Gifts received: $40,022,924

Expenditures: $43,523,762

Total giving: $42,650,633

Qualifying distributions: $42,791,301

Giving activities include:

$42,650,633 for 81 grants (high: $10,132,230; low: $250)