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We're working to remove barriers to opportunity - enabling people to discover, develop and unleash their true potential.

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Opening avenues of opportunity.

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.

Mike Rowe WORKS Foundation

mikeroweWORKS Foundation

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.

Kylie Stupka President of Youth Entrepreneurs®

Youth Entrepreneurs

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.

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Dr. Michael Lomax, president of UNCF

United Negro College Fund

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.

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Wichita Grant Program

Koch partners with social entrepreneurs who drive transformation within their communities. If your organization is focused on expanding opportunity, you may be eligible for grant funding.

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UNCF/Koch Scholars
Students. Artists. Entrepreneurs.
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Making it personal.

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.