Our Focus Areas

We focus on bottom-up solutions that identify, explore, and overcome barriers to flourishing across society.

Education

Helping all people unlock their potential

Foreign Policy

Realism and restraint

Free Speech & Peace

Protecting diversity of voices and promoting courageous collaboration across difference

Criminal Justice

Public safety, human dignity, equal justice

Immigration

Sharing the American experience

Principled Entrepreneurship

Doing well by doing good

Economic Opportunity

An economy that works for everyone

Technology & Innovation

Embracing dynamism and experimentation

Science of Liberty

An open exchange of ideas for a flourishing society

New poll: Over half of Americans under 40 believe they will need to upskill
02-04-2021 12:53pm New poll: Over half of Americans under 40 believe they will need to upskill According to a new survey, more than half of Americans under 40 believe that they will need to acquire new skills to advance their careers. Read More
New ASU initiative will share innovations to help other universities better serve students
09-01-2020 06:01am New ASU initiative will share innovations to help other universities better serve students This month, with support from the Charles Koch Foundation and donors from the Stand Together community, Arizona State University (ASU) will launch the Agent Learner Initiative. The latest in a long line of higher education innovation initiatives developed and advanced from Arizona State University. Read More
Despite pandemic's challenges, students have hope for online learning
08-13-2020 01:40pm Despite pandemic's challenges, students have hope for online learning Colleges and universities have been among the organizations most affected by the unprecedented disruptions introduced by our country’s response to COVID-19. As a result, the rapid transition to online platforms and distance learning has revealed important challenges and opportunities for faculty, administrators, and learners. We are encouraged by the results of a recent survey conducted by College Pulse and supported by the Charles Koch Foundation, which show that students are eager to see what the future holds for online learning. Read More
A blueprint for reforming skilled immigration in the U.S.
07-28-2020 01:55pm A blueprint for reforming skilled immigration in the U.S. How Cornell professor Stephen Yale-Loehr wants to attract the best job candidates from around the world. Read More
Americans are less polarized than we think
08-18-2020 01:45pm Americans are less polarized than we think Samantha Moore-Berg found that left- and right-leaning Americans’ views are, in fact, often more alike than they realize. But the more they feel the other side is hostile and dismissive toward them, the wider they believe the gaps between their positions to be. Read More
Letter from Charles Koch Foundation and Charles Koch Institute on COVID-19 Pandemic
03-18-2020 05:05pm Letter from Charles Koch Foundation and Charles Koch Institute on COVID-19 Pandemic Today we stand together with everyone in this country and around the world to do all we can to support one another and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic Read the Full Letter

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Our Approach

We partner with social entrepreneurs, scholars, nonprofits, institutions, and other philanthropies with a passion for meeting society’s most pressing challenges. We form partnerships based on a shared vision and complementary capabilities, bringing our network, knowledge, research, and more to every relationship.

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