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Of Current Interest

Next Phase I Application Deadline for All Programs

Phase I Application forms required for the Monday, May 1, 2017 submittal can be found under the following links:
Requests must be received in our offices in hard copy form no later than 4:30pm (PT) in order to be considered.  Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Research Program Phase I Information

Undergraduate Education Program Phase I Information

Southern California Program Phase I Information


Next Counseling Advice Period

Counseling advice on Phase I Application submissions for the November 1, 2017 deadline will take place only between July 1 and August 15. Potential applicants are encouraged to submit their ideas for grants in the form of a single-page concept paper. For a complete list of the Foundation’s concept paper guidelines and process and important dates and deadlines:

Grant Cycle Timeline

Concept Paper Guideline


Annual Report


This year's report highlights our investments in education.  Since the Foundation's inception, we have made gifts totaling nearly $125 million to local institutions that promote quality education from early childhood through the college undergraduate level.  This report explores how the Foundation has invested in local schools and programs with grants that support diverse strategies to transform learning experiences.

Our Mission

Far-Reaching Benefits

The W. M. Keck Foundation seeks to generate far-reaching benefits for humanity by supporting pioneering discoveries in science, engineering and medicine, and organizations that enrich the lives of children, youth and families.

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