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Kerr Foundation, Robert S. and Grayce B.

Contact information:

P.O. Box 1750
Wilson, WY 83014
Phone: 307-733-8829

Website: None 

Type of foundation: Independent

Types of grants: Project, operating, capital. 

Description: The Foundation primarily supports arts and humanities.

Sample grants:

  • $100,000 to Smithsonian American Art Museum for a renovation project (2005).
  • $25,984 to National Museum of Wildlife Art for underwriting support for Wyoming Public Television and Wyoming Public Radio (2007).
  • $14,681 to Wyoming Public Television to underwrite NewsHour (2008).
  • $5,000 to National Public Radio (2008).
  • $5,000 to Grand Teton Music Festival (2008).

Fit for public broadcasting: The Foundation has a record of support for public media at the state and national level. Public media may benefit by finding opportunities to leverage underwriting support through partnerships with other arts organizations. 

Eligibility: The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals.

Deadline: NA 

How to apply: The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals. Interested applicants would need to find an introduction.

Giving range: Most grants are below $50,000. 

Assets: $43,222,791 (2008)

Total giving: $1,560,783 (2008)


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