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.

In the news….

Increases in Charitable Giving Projected, But Where Will That Money Land?

A new report from the Lilly School of Philanthropy projects a healthy increase in giving over 2015 and 2016, and the increases, if they occur, are nothing to sneeze at on the surface. But NPQ cautions our readers not to count their chickens before they are firmly in the henhouse.  Click here for the article
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