David H. Koch Foundation

Page - March 30, 2010
$1,000,000 provided to climate denial front groups 2005-2011 [Total funds given to front groups 1997-2011: $8,901,700]

The David H. Koch Foundation historically had a wide array of conservative, anti-environmental grant recipients.

In 2008, the Foundation contributed $1 million to the Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFP). AFP is currently the only climate denial organization receiving money from the David H. Koch Foundation.

David Koch is a co-founder and chairman of the Americans for Prosperity Foundation.

The small staff of the David H. Koch Foundation Includes: 

  • David H. Koch - President/Director
  • Ruth E. Williams -  Secretary
  • Vonda Holliman - Treasurer

Click here to view the David H. Koch Foundation's IRS 990 filings.

David H. Koch Foundation: Funds provided to climate denial front groups by year, 1997-2011
YearTotal funds provided to front groups
1997 $2,051,700
1998 $100,000
1999 $2,050,000
2000 $2,150,000
2001 $1,550,000
2002 -
2003 -
2004 -
2005 -
2006 -
2007 -
2008 $1,000,000
2009 -
2010 -
2011 -
Total funds given out by the David H. Koch Foundation from 2005-2011: $1,000,000
Total funds given out by the David H. Koch Foundation from 1997-2011: $8,901,700


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