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What We Do
We're working to remove barriers to opportunity - enabling people to discover, develop and unleash their true potential.
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Our philanthropy is focused on helping people improve their lives through education, mentoring, job skills development and support of the communities where we live and operate. One community, one partnership, one person at a time.
Through scholarship support of the mikeroweWORKS Foundation since 2016, we have helped trade school and vocational students across the United States get the training they need for essential, skilled jobs that are in-demand.
Hear Kylie Stupka, president of YE, explain why having an entrepreneurial mindset is imperative to helping prepare today's kids for the future. Since 1991, we've supported YE as it provides educators with methods, resources, and community to transform classrooms into impactful experiences that reimagine the purpose of education.
Hear Dr. Michael Lomax, president of UNCF, speak about how our partnership opens the door for young entrepreneurs. In 2014, with a $25 million grant from Koch Industries and the Charles Koch Foundation, the UNCF/Koch Scholars Program was established. Since its founding, the program has supported nearly 3,000 scholars.
Students. Artists. Entrepreneurs.
Check out the very latest ways we’re creating opportunity in our communities.
A look at how Koch’s investment in community makerspace helps people bring concepts to reality.
Koch funding helps bring new program to life for students this fall
Kelly Robinson’s unconventional road to her dream job.
Beyond our corporate charitable investments, Charles Koch and the late David Koch have personally given more than $2.4 billion to worthwhile causes. Their organizations, below, help fund initiatives dedicated to societal and cultural progress, cancer research, medical centers and cultural enrichment.
We partner with social-change entrepreneurs across America to drive positive societal change from the ground up.
We promote the arts and education in Kansas and inspire new generations to make lasting contributions.
We support academic research that helps solve societal challenges and educational opportunities to allow students to unlock their full potential.
We invest in creating real, tangible and scalable solutions to the Country’s most pressing problems.
We enrich the lives of individuals around the world through science, medicine, education, public policy and the arts.