CHARLES KOCH FOUNDATION: Statement from John Hardin, Director of University Relations, regarding the recent press surrounding the expired grants at George Mason University

Ten years ago, the Charles Koch Foundation gave three grants to George Mason University that helped the school hire professors who have won teaching awards, gained international prominence for their research, and helped grow a thriving graduate student fellowship program. Read More »

CHARLES KOCH FOUNDATION: Statement from Brian Hooks, President, Charles Koch Foundation

“We’re proud to join the Hewlett Foundation, Knight Foundation, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Democracy Fund, Omidyar Network, Arnold Foundation, and Facebook in supporting independent scholarship that addresses the urgent and profound questions regarding technology’s role in civic discourse, the open exchange of ideas, and other hallmarks of a liberal democracy, here and around the world. These questions, like others addressing some of the most pressing issues of our day, will benefit from open inquiry and academic exploration.” Read More »

CHARLES KOCH FOUNDATION: MIT and Harvard Kennedy School Launch Collaborative International Studies Program

The Charles Koch Foundation announced a $3.7 million gift for MIT’s Security Studies Program at the Center for International Studies in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, and Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs collaborative program, the Project on Grand Strategy, Security, and Statecraft. Read More »

CHARLES KOCH FOUNDATION: UCLA Professor John Villasenor Finds College Students’ Hostility Towards Free Speech

The Charles Koch Foundation supports scholars and students working to understand and advance a culture that values free expression. We provide grants for research that explores free speech issues—across college campuses, in the media, through arts and culture, and within the ranks of established journalists. Read More »