The Kohlberg Foundation reflects the individual and collective philanthropy of the donors, Jerome and Nancy Kohlberg. It is a family foundation. Broadly defined, the foundation works within three major categories: health and medical research, education, and the environment.

There is an unfettered, roll-up-your-sleeves quality to their grantmaking that emphasizes moving things ahead. This foundation is sometimes like an organic farm stand. The produce may vary and several farmers may contribute — but the family’s values are fundamental. This is a family foundation.