EIN 39-1274547

Kohler Foundation

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The Kohler Foundation provides financial support to beneficiaries listed in the Trust governing instrument, enabling them to pursue their arts and education activities. It supports scholarship efforts of Knox College with a distribution of $100,000 and Lawrence University with $200,000 for renovations in Kohler Hall. Lakeland University receives income from the Trust that is distributed to its endowment for supporting various programs such as the Kohler teaching scholars program, Lakeland promise program, cooperative education transportation, and expanded counseling services.
Also known as...
Kohler Trust for the Arts and Education
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Program areas at Kohler Foundation

John michael Kohler Arts center, inc (art center) - distributed Trust income in support of the Arts center's programming, art preserve fund, and general operating funds.
Lakeland university distributed Trust income to the school's endowment supporting Kohler teaching scholars program, lakeland promise program, cooperative Education transportation, expanded counseling services.
Choate rosemary hall - distributed Trust income to the school's endowment that supports the school's Kohler environmental center.
Knox college - support scholarship efforts of this organization named in the Trust's governing instrument by distributing income to them - $100,000lawrence university- support Kohler hall renovations - $200,000

Grants made by Kohler Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC)Operating Fund and Arts Preserve Fund, Arts/industry Support$4,353,500
Choate Rosemary HallEndowment for Kohler Environmental Center$250,000
Lakeland UniversityDistributed Trust Income To the School's Endowment Supporting Kohler Teaching Scholars Program, Lakeland Promise Program, Cooperative Education Transportation, Expanded Counseling Services.$218,000
...and 2 more grants made

Personnel at Kohler Foundation

Laura RoenitzExecutive Director
Stephanie PriceOffice Manager
Wanda BintzlerAccounting Manager
Bridgitt ZielkeProgram Manager
Dan SmithPreservation Project Manager
...and 5 more key personnel

Financials for Kohler Foundation

RevenuesFYE 01/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$5,329,342
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$70,039
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$5,399,381

Form 990s for Kohler Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-012023-10-09990View PDF
2022-012022-09-08990View PDF
2021-012021-12-02990View PDF
2020-012021-02-24990View PDF
2019-012020-02-18990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s
Data update history
November 30, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2023
November 30, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
November 25, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
May 18, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
August 16, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsSchoolsCharities
EducationArts, cultural, and humanities
Provides grantsTax deductible donationsNo full-time employees
General information
725x Woodlake Rd
Kohler, WI 53044
Metro area
Sheboygan, WI
Sheboygan County, WI
Website URL
(920) 458-1972
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B82: Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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