About Us

Request Summaries for the Kettering Fund's next grant cycle will run from December 1, 2017 until January 31, 2018.

If your organization is invited to submit a Full Proposal, the deadline will be March 15, 2018.

The Kettering Fund was founded July 1, 1958 by Charles F. Kettering, renowned inventor, businessman and philanthropist. The mission of The Kettering Fund is to support scientific, medical, social and educational studies and research carried on within the State of Ohio. The Fund’s Distribution Committees meet biannually (May and November) to determine funding recommendations to the trustees of The Kettering Family Foundation.

Please visit the Application Process page for more information. To read a biography of Charles F. Kettering, click here. To read the Kettering Digest, click here