Carl B. and Florence E. King were warm, generous, and compassionate. Through hard work and savvy dealmaking in the oil fields of the early 20th century, they eventually prospered. They quietly supported many charities and people in need who crossed their paths.


The Board of Directors recognizes the trust, responsibility, and privilege inherent to faithfully stewarding the Kings’ legacy. The guideposts for the Foundation’s work are high ethical standards, wise selection of grantees, prudent financial management, and clear communication with the nonprofit community.

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West Texas Rural Philanthropy Days Extra!

Learn from an expert:  Paul Fulham, CFRE and president of Zachry Associates will offer tips on creating appeal letters through a day-long, hands-on workshop open to West Texas nonprofit agencies.  The group size will be small and the training will take place Thursday, February 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Fort Davis, Texas
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