Areas of Focus
The Kahlert Foundation has five main areas of focus: health care, youth programs, education, veteran organizations, and human services in the mid-Atlantic area and Utah. Funding is intended to improve organizations’ capacity to make a positive impact on the local communities and their citizens. Grants impacting multiple funding areas are especially appealing. Some examples are Outward Bound which impacts youth & education and Primary Children’s Hospital which impacts health care and youth.
It is our desire and focus to provide better health care for as many individuals as possible. This includes hospitals and hospice care organizations providing free doctor checks ups and medicine for the needy but also includes organizations that perform health care research. Health care represents the largest portion of our funding, accouting for almost 50% of donations
The youth are the future of our country and it is our desire to provide programs to develop their skills and values. We support a wide variety of youth programs which include education, after school programs, mentorships and health care.
The foundation supports K-12 public education with an emphasis on higher education. Our children are the next generation of leaders and will have a significant impact on the future of our country. Children and adults obtaining degrees greatly benefits our local communities and economy. Grants are typically for scholarships and student assistance with a current emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs.
The Kahlert Foundation proudly supports organizations that help United States of America veterans and their families. So many of our veterans have sacrificed so much for our country and our freedom. Areas of focus include medical care, research on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), housing, scholarships, and financial assistance.
The health of a community can only be as strong as the well-being of it’s citizens. We especially like to support programs that focus on helping individuals improve their own lives. Areas of grants include food banks, housing, elderly, literacy, and health & wellness.