Citizenship: Our Impact on Communities
Being a strong corporate citizen is important to KKR. We work to understand and consider our impact on our employees and on the communities in which we live and work. Thus, philanthropic giving and volunteer service play significant roles in the lives of the Firm’s founders, partners, and employees.
Volunteerism and Charitable Giving
Our employees and offices around the world volunteer their time and talents to help local and international organizations. Globally, KKR has donated $10.3 million to charitable organizations through the KKR Charitable Gift Fund since 2005.
Volunteerism is championed by our founders Henry R. Kravis and George R. Roberts, both of whom are actively engaged in leading nonprofits. They give back to their respective communities through The Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership, which recognizes excellence in the nonprofit sector through an annual grant, and through REDF, an organization founded by George R. Roberts to provide equity-like grants and business assistance to nonprofits in California.
Below are a few highlights that demonstrate the breadth and depth of our team’s commitments during 2015.