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….

DFW Veterans Needs Assessment Released

On March 29, the North Texas Veterans Funders Collaborative released a veterans needs assessment by the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), a bipartisan think tank based in Washington, D.C.  The Collaborative includes the King Foundation and ten other local funders.  According to the report, veterans face diverse challenges including access to VA services,
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