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James A. and Faith Knight Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-03

At A Glance

James A. and Faith Knight Foundation

180 Little Lake Dr., Ste. 6B

Ann Arbor, MI United States 48103-6219

Telephone: (734) 769-5653


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $16,690,148

Total giving: $669,942





Additional Contact Information

E-mail for Carol Knight-Drain:


Established in 1999 in MI

Purpose and Activities

Primarily serving Jackson and Washtenaw counties, Michigan, the foundation is dedicated to improving communities by providing grant support to qualified nonprofit organizations including, but not limited to, those that address the needs of women and girls, animals and the natural world, and internal capacity. Giving primarily for human services, including a neighborhood center, women's organizations, and family services; support also for nonprofit management, the United Way, housing, the arts, education, and environmental conservation.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Basic and remedial instruction
  • Family services
  • Housing development
  • Human services
  • Natural resources
  • Nonprofits
  • Women's services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Female children and youth
  • Female young adults
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $16,690,148 (market value)

Expenditures: $951,666

Total giving: $669,942

Qualifying distributions: $717,918