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Kirkpatrick Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-24

At A Glance

Kirkpatrick Foundation

1001 W. Wilshire Blvd.

Oklahoma City, OK United States 73116-7025

Telephone: (405) 608-0934


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $63,150,501

Total giving: $2,169,950






The foundation was founded by John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick in 1955 in OK - The Kirkpatrick Foundation's founder, John Kirkpatrick of Oklahoma City, was also the owner and founder of the Kirkpatrick Oil Company. For a more extensive biography of Mr. Kirkpatrick, and for more information about the Kirkpatrick Foundation's history in Oklahoma, please visit the foundation's website.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's mission is to support arts and culture, education, animal concerns, and environmental conservation, primarily in central Oklahoma.

Fields of Interest

  • Animal welfare
  • Arts and culture
  • Arts education
  • Cultural awareness
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Environment
  • Environmental education
  • Historic preservation
  • Museums
  • Performing arts
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Wildlife biodiversity
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $63,150,501 (market value)

Gifts received: $132,566

Expenditures: $3,141,473

Total giving: $2,169,950

Qualifying distributions: $2,790,478

Giving activities include:

$2,169,950 for 72 grants (high: $800,000; low: $1,000)

$221,209 for foundation-administered programs