The foundation’s goal is to invest in opportunities that foster self-reliance or otherwise create strong, healthy communities.
The F.M. Kirby Foundation is a family foundation. Its grantees are largely in geographic areas of particular interest to five generations of family members and, in many cases, are organizations with which family members have been associated.
Much of the early focus was on education, health, public policy, and religion, with support to a small group of organizations important to the family. Under Fred M. Kirby II’s leadership, the Foundation expanded support to non-profit organizations in education, the arts and humanities, human services, and medical research, among others.
Current opportunities from this funder:
The Foundation has no required application format, but believes that a solicitation includes: a report on the use of previous grants received from the F. M. Kirby Foundation (applicable to...