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TKF Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-01-31

At A Glance

TKF Foundation

(formerly Open Spaces, Sacred Places)

410 Severn Ave., Ste. 216

Annapolis, MD United States 21403-2565


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $9,270,047

Total giving: $830,269





Additional Contact Information

Contact for grant programs: Christine Tanabe, Dir., Comm. and Prog. Devel., e-mail:


Established in 1985 in IA

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to provide the opportunity for a deeper human experience by supporting the creation of public greenspaces that offers a temporary place of sanctuary, encourages reflection, provides solace, and engenders peace.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Community and economic development
  • Community college education
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • In-patient medical care
  • Information and Communications
  • Libraries
  • Natural resources
  • Personal services
  • Public libraries
  • Visual arts
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Homeless people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People of African descent

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $9,270,047 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,002,500

Expenditures: $1,759,871

Total giving: $830,269

Qualifying distributions: $1,540,433

Giving activities include:

$830,269 for 23 grants (high: $283,337; low: $100)