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….

King Foundation releases new North Texas grant guidelines

On November 1, 2014, the Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation released its new grant guidelines for North Texas. The new guidelines will apply to competitively-awarded grants for funding of direct services to residents of Dallas, Tarrant, Collin, Denton, and Rockwall Counties, beginning with the Spring 2015 grant cycle. Letters of inquiry for that
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