W. K. Kellogg Foundation

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), founded in 1930 as an independent, private foundation by breakfast cereal pioneer Will Keith Kellogg, is among the largest philanthropic foundations in the United States. Guided by the belief that all children should have an equal opportunity to thrive, WKKF works with communities to create conditions for vulnerable children so they can realize their full potential in school, work and life. 

Children are at the heart of everything we do at the Kellogg Foundation. Our goal is lasting, transformational change for children. As a grantmaker, we recognize that children live in families and families live in communities. Therefore, our three areas of focused work – Thriving Children, Working Families and Equitable Communities – are dynamic and always interconnected.    

Achieving strong outcomes for children happens by connecting what families need – at home, in child care settings, at school, at work and in their communities. As a foundation, we use a variety of change-making tools – grantmaking, impact investing, networking and convening. With our support, grantees and partners work together to make measurable improvements in children’s lives.

Our Interconnected Priorities:

  • Thriving Children: We support a healthy start and quality learning experiences for all children.
  • Working Families: We invest in efforts to help families obtain stable, high-quality jobs.
  • Equitable Communities: We want all communities to be vibrant, engaged and equitable. 

For grant guidelines and access to the online application form, visit website (click on Link to More Info, below).

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For Grantwriting/Program Development Assistance:

Grants Office  
Phone: (585) 352-2773
Email: profdev@monroe2boces.org

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