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The Raymond and Bessie Kravis Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-05

At A Glance

The Raymond and Bessie Kravis Foundation

730 5th Ave., 8th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10019-2601

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $34,116,358

Total giving: $947,500

EIN

731393621

BRIDGE Number

5703661216

Background

Established in 1992 in OK - Founded by the late Raymond Field Kravis, who was former chair. of Raymond F. Kravis & Assocs., Inc., a philanthropist, and an oil and gas consultant.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the arts and higher education.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Higher education
  • Museums
  • Performing arts
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Students
Organizations
  • Multipurpose centers

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $34,116,358 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,308,849

Total giving: $947,500

Qualifying distributions: $1,147,130

Giving activities include:

$947,500 for 11 grants (high: $250,000; low: $10,000)