OVERVIEW: The Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Foundation supports hospitals and cultural institutions in New York City. It has made capital grants to private secondary schools in the Northeast.
IP TAKE: The Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Foundation supports prominent hospitals and cultural institutions there. Its support of K-12 education includes capital grants to elite secondary schools in the Northeast.
PROFILE: Based in New York City, the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Foundation was established by Henry Kravis, a co-founder of the investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., and his wife, Marie-Josée, who is a Canadian economist. The foundation supports many prestigious hospitals and cultural institutions in New York City. Little is known about the foundation’s broader priorities given its lack of web presence.
In the area of K-12 education, the Kravis Foundation has supported many institutions of higher education, including Rockefeller and Columbia Universities in New York. It has also made significant capital grants to several elite private secondary schools in the Northeast, among them the Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, Connecticut, which established Henry R. Kravis Center for Excellence in Teaching with support from the Kravis Foundation.
This foundation does not maintain a website. General inquiries may be directed to its New York City office.
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Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Foundation
730 Fifth Ave., 8th Fl.
New York, NY 10019
Telephone: (212) 271-9933