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Knight Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-06-06

At A Glance

Knight Foundation

1 Bowerman Dr.

Beaverton, OR United States 97005-0979

Telephone: (503) 671-3500

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $348,217,606

Total giving: $5,000,000

EIN

911791788

BRIDGE Number

6650715736

Background

Established in 1997 in OR - Founded by Philip H. Knight, the co-founder and Chairman of Nike, Inc., the popular sneaker and athletic apparel company

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for higher and other education, including a graduate school of business.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Health
  • Heart and circulatory system diseases
  • Higher education
  • Public health
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • People with diseases and illnesses

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $348,217,606 (market value)

Gifts received: $45,230,347

Expenditures: $7,447,923

Total giving: $5,000,000

Qualifying distributions: $5,001,814