The W.K. Kellogg Foundation was established in 1930 by breakfast cereal pioneer W.K. Kellogg. They defined their purpose as administering funds for the promotion of the welfare, comfort, health, education, feeding, clothing, sheltering, and safeguarding of children and youth, directly or indirectly, without regard to sex, race, creed, or nationality.
Over the past years, the foundation's programming has continued to evolved. They strive to remain innovative and responsive with the ever changing needs of the society.
the foundation's mission is to support children, families, and communities as they strengthen and create conditions that propel vulnerable children to achieve success as individuals and as contributors to the larger community and society.
Adam Braun, founder of Pencils of Promise, is giving nonprofits a no-nonsense way to bring entrepreneurship to the next level. Pencils of Promise is a philanthropic organization that focuses on forming sustainable educational programs, and forging long-lasting, partnerships with communities. The organization aims to increase access to quality education and impact students and their families in high-need communities throughout Laos, Ghana and Guatemala.