Our Grant Agreements

Our Grant Agreements

As a part of our commitment to the highest philanthropic standards, we publish the agreements for all of our major, multiple-year grants to colleges and universities.

The Charles Koch Foundation believes that openness brings opportunities. Before partnering with scholars, we learn about their past research projects and how they would like us to support their future scholarship.

We invite potential partners to do the same with us—learn about the other scholars and students we support—so they can understand how a grant from the Charles Koch Foundation can enhance their work. In addition to making our grant agreement template available, we also publish our major, multiple-year grant agreements with universities.

These grant agreements do not tell the full stories of the hundreds of schools, thousands of professors, and millions of students we are proud to work with, but they do provide insight into the breadth of projects and faculty we support.

Openness Brings Opportunities

To help make potential grantees aware of opportunities, we share news of all our major gifts.

College/UniversityDateMulti-year Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Arizona State University2020Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Ball State2020Grant AgreementAdditional Information
New York University School of Law2020Grant AgreementAdditional Information
University of Nebraska2020Grant AgreementAdditional Information
University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire2020Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Ball State2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Bowling Green State University2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Claremont Graduate University2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Clemson University2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Cornell University2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Duke University2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
George Mason University (Center for the Study of Social Change, Institutions and Policy)2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Kansas State University2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Miami University2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
New York University2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
North Dakota State University2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Santa Clara University2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
University of Florida2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
University of Louisville2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
University of New Orleans2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
University of Notre Dame2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
University of Southern California2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Western Michigan University2019Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Arizona State University (History)2018Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Arizona State University (Law)2018Grant AgreementAdditional Information
College of the Holy Cross2018Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Duke University2018Grant AgreementAdditional Information
George Mason University (Economics)2018Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Indiana University Bloomington2018Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Saint Anselm College2018Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Stanford University2018Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Texas A&M2018Grant AgreementAdditional Information
University of Dallas2018Grant AgreementAdditional Information
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill2018Grant AgreementAdditional Information
The Ohio State University2017Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Utah State University2017Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Chapman University2016Grant AgreementAdditional Information
George Mason University (Law)2016Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Middle Tennessee State University2016Grant AgreementAdditional Information
Wake Forest University2016Grant AgreementAdditional Information

Scholars We Support Focus on Pressing Issues

Arizona State University Announces Criminal Justice University-Based Center

Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor Law School has announced a new grant to support professor Erik Luna’s development of a university-based center to build on the school’s criminal justice work.

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Utah State University Using Koch Grant to Empower Leaders of Tomorrow

Jon Huntsman Sr. and Charles Koch partnered to support the Huntsman School of Business at Utah State. This school brings together principled entrepreneurship and is creating leaders of tomorrow.

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Charles Koch Outlines His Vision for Higher Education

In an open letter published today, Charles Koch shares his motivation for supporting higher education for more than 50 years.

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Higher Education Grants

The Charles Koch Foundation supports students and faculty members at more than 300 colleges and universities across the country.

List of Supported Colleges & Universities

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American Council on Education will help lifelong learners earn credit for apprenticeships

A $1 million grant to the American Council on Education establishes a two-year program that allows students to take advantage of apprenticeships and earn college credit for the skills they develop.

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10-05-2020 12:00am

Education Design Lab partners with six colleges, systems to create dynamic learning pathways and credentials

The Education Design Lab​, ​a national nonprofit ​that designs, implements, and scales new learning models, has announced that it will partner with six colleges and post-secondary education systems to create an inaugural cohort of a new ​Community College Growth Engine Fund​. The fund will help U.S. community colleges collaborate with local employers to meet the growing demand for short-term credentials and 21st century workforce skills.

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New center at University of Nebraska will explore the changing relationship between law and technology and how it impacts society

The University of Nebraska has announced two new grants, one each from the Charles Koch Foundation (CKF) and the Menard family, that will support the university’s newly-launched Governance and Technology Center.

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