True charity begins with a chair.
To give all good people a seat at life’s table of opportunity, we help eliminate the barriers that hold them back.
Opening avenues of opportunity.
Our philanthropy is focused on helping people improve their lives through education, mentoring, job skills development and criminal justice reform. One community, one partnership, one person at a time. Here’s how:
Making it personal.
Beyond our corporate charitable investments, Charles Koch and David Koch have personally given millions of dollars to worthwhile causes. Koch Family Foundations & Philanthropy recipients include cancer research, medical centers and entities dedicated to societal and cultural progress.
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David H. Koch has pledged $150 million to help build a state-of-the-art outpatient medical facility at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. This follows his $686 million in gifts to cancer research and medical facilities across New York City and beyond.
Founded in 1991 by the Charles Koch Foundation, Youth Entrepreneurs provides high school students with values-based entrepreneurial experiences and education that not only instill practical knowledge but also inspire them to prosper.