Kerr Foundation Grants

The Kerr Foundation, Inc.

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Next deadline: Apr 30, 2022 (Letter of inquiry)

Later deadlines: Jun 30, 2022 (Full proposal)

Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Fields of work: Education - Higher Education Education - K through 12 Disability Care & Services Senior Services Visual Arts Human & Social Services Health & Medicine Health Care Access & Delivery Museums & Cultural Institutions Performing Arts Library Services Community Health Education Show all

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Project / Program, Capital Project, Biomedical, Behavioral

Location of project: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico Show all

Location of residency: Preferred: Oklahoma Other eligible locations: Arkansas, Colorado, District of Columbia, Kansas, Missouri Show all

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The Kerr Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit charitable and educational Oklahoma corporation, established to identify and support 501(c)3 organizations, programs and institutions that provide new or enhanced opportunities for those within the granting areas, particularly the young.

The  Kerr Foundation, Inc. supports 501(c)3 organizations, programs and institutions that provide new or enhanced opportunity to those within the granting areas, particularly the young. We believe that this is best accomplished in the areas of education, health, cultural development and community service. While preference is given to Oklahoma organizations and institutions, we recognize that such located outside the state and region can also have a beneficial impact on the economic, social and cultural growth and development of Oklahoma.

Program Categories

Education - Institutions of elementary, junior high, pre-collegiate, along with institutions of higher learning to include health science centers and medical research done by educational institutions

Arts and Culture - Organizations in the visual arts and performing arts areas, museums and libraries

Health - Institutions providing health care, doing medical research, or outreach organizations employing primarily professionals from the allied health area

Human Services - Organizations providing services in diverse areas to the public, and specifically to the disadvantaged, people with special needs and the elderly

Project Categories

Capital - Bricks and mortar projects, including equipment

Program - Programs having an objective and specified time span

Operating - Funds to be used to cover basic ongoing administrative and personnel expenses

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • ONLY 501(c)3 organizations may apply!
  • we will entertain grant requests ONLY from:
    • Oklahoma
    • Arkansas
    • Colorado
    • Kansas
    • Missouri
    • New Mexico
    • Texas
  • We recognize the significant and continuing influence of the Federal government on our state and region, so we accept proposals from the Washington, D.C. area.


  • Oklahoma organizations will receive first priority for available funds.


This page was last reviewed September 27, 2021 and last updated May 07, 2021