We endeavor to provide grants that can have a positive impact in a variety of fields and are focused on supporting:

  • STEM education
  • Health and medical
  • Humanitarian
  • Culture and arts
  • Sustainable development

The following criteria are assessed for grant consideration:


A focus on meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability for future generations to meet their needs.


Open, honest communication and operation where information flows freely.

Direct Impact

Impact on a situation or environment which is a direct result of the action taken.

Novel Approach

A new technique or approach to something that has not previously been done.


The intention to seek like-minded, goal-driven people to build a network of mutually beneficial relationships.


The following is a selection of grants the Kao Family Foundation has provided in a diverse scope of fields. A significant portion of these endowments and major grants have been personally funded by Kao family members.