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The Roberts Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-06-07

At A Glance

The Roberts Foundation

2800 Sand Hill Rd., No. 200

Menlo Park, CA United States 94025-7080

Telephone: 6506532422

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $101,350,246

Total giving: $35,098,058






Established in 1985 in CA - Founded by George R. Roberts, a co-founder of and Senior Partner with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.(KKR), a private equity firm that sponsors and manages investment funds.

Purpose and Activities

Support for the Roberts Enterprise Development Fund (REDF) which creates opportunities for homeless and low-income individuals to move out of poverty. REDF partners with a portfolio of Bay Area nonprofit organizations to create jobs and training opportunities in social purpose enterprises.

Fields of Interest

  • Animal welfare
  • Child welfare
  • Economic development
  • Employment
  • Family services
  • Health
  • Homeless services
  • Special needs education
  • Vocational education
  • Wildlife biodiversity
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Homeless people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $101,350,246 (market value)

Gifts received: $3,724,740

Expenditures: $35,669,187

Total giving: $35,098,058

Qualifying distributions: $35,165,000