Charles G. Koch Foundation

Page - March 30, 2010
$24,643,414 provided to climate denial front groups 2005-2011 [Total funds given to front groups 1997-2011: $27,411,493]

The Charles G. Koch Foundation tends to fund institutes that broadly support efforts to oppose clean energy and climate legislation. The vast majority of the Foundation's expenditures since 1997 occured in the five most recent years for which grants have been disclosed, contributing $24.6 million from 2005-2011 to such climate denial organizations and front groups.

The Board of Directors of the Charles G. Koch Foundation is nearly identical to that of the Claude R. Lambe Foundation:

  • Richard Fink - President
  • Kevin Gentry - Vice President
  • Logan Moore - Secretary
  • Vonda Holliman - Treasurer
  • Charles G. Koch - Director
  • Elizabeth B. Koch - Director
  • Elizabeth R. Koch - Director
  • Charles C. Koch - Director

Click here to view the Charles G. Koch Foundation's IRS 990 filings

Charles G. Koch Foundation: Funds provided to climate denial front groups by year, 1997-2011
YearTotal funds provided to front groups
1997 $146,000
1998 $275,000
1999 $248,000
2000 $98,000
2001 $660,000
2002 $834,000
2003 $225,157
2004 $281,922
2005 $1,455,950
2006 $5,397,302
2007 $3,904,166
2008 $3,117,682
2009 $4,055,231
2010 $2,489,000
2011 $4,244,083


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2009 Charles G. Koch Foundation 990 IRS document