Announcing the King Climate Action Initiative (K-CAI)
With a $25 million gift from King Philanthropies, the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at MIT launches an initiative to combat both climate change and poverty through scalable, evidence-based solutions.Read →
January 9, 2020
Leaders from Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) discuss the pressing challenge of climate change, the opportunity to leverage digital data for social impact, and the importance of strong leadership.
January 1, 2020
In their 2019 Founders’ Letter, Bob and Dottie King review key themes—from defining a bold strategic objective to addressing climate change—that reflect the work of King Philanthropies over the preceding year.
December 9, 2019
A Nobel laureate discusses his vision for alleviating global poverty, his hopes for the future of data-driven evaluation, his views on forming strong professional relationships, and his sources of personal inspiration.
August 20, 2019
A case study on King Philanthropies’ decision to expand King Essentials to India sheds light on the trade-offs that foundations face when they make funding choices that affect the lives of millions of people.
May 22, 2019
A research center at Stanford University—renamed in recognition of support from Bob and Dottie King—brings together scholars and students to pursue innovative approaches to challenges in the developing world.
February 11, 2019
King Philanthropies launches a podcast series that features the unfiltered stories of our Global Scholars—university students who are committed to achieving far-reaching impact in the world.
January 1, 2019
In their 2018 Founders’ Letter, Bob and Dottie King review key themes—from pursuing a bold mission to driving social sector excellence—that reflect the work of King Philanthropies over the preceding year.
January 23, 2018
In their 2017 Founders’ Letter, Bob and Dottie King reflect on key themes—from fostering collaborative relationships to being a voice for impact—that reflect the work of King Philanthropies over the preceding year.
July 12, 2017
Bob and Dottie King, the cofounders of King Philanthropies, received honorary degrees of Doctor of Humane Letters from Dartmouth College during the college’s commencement activities in June 2017.