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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Spring 2016 Grant Cycle

The deadlines for the King Foundation’s spring 2016 grant cycle are as follows: Letters of Inquiry must be submitted no later than 4:30 on Tuesday, December 15. Agencies will be notified if their request advances to the proposal stage around February 1, 2016. For those agencies that advance, proposals are due by 4:30 on Monday,
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