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KL Felicitas Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-10

At A Glance

KL Felicitas Foundation

(formerly Kleissner Family Foundation)

707 Grant St., Ste. 1140

Pittsburgh, PA United States 15219-1909


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $10,410,296

Total giving: $221,162






Established in 2000 in CA

Purpose and Activities

Giving to enable social entrepreneurs worldwide to develop and grow economically sustainable, scalable enterprises with high measurable social impact and to empower rural communities and families through sustainable economic and social change .

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Program-Related Investment

The foundation has made PRIs in the form of an equity investment in a bank for conservation development in Honduras, as well as a low-interest loan to an organization that supports entrepreneurship development.

Fields of Interest

  • Community and economic development
  • Environment
  • Information and Communications
  • Media access and policy
International Interests
  • Brazil
  • India
  • Sri Lanka
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Females
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $10,410,296 (market value)

Gifts received: $12,173

Expenditures: $618,557

Total giving: $221,162

Qualifying distributions: $542,420

Giving activities include:

$221,162 for 20 grants (high: $35,000; low: $100)

$161,761 for loans/program-related investments