The Foundation

The Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation is the non-profit 501(c)3 charitable arm of the Kentucky Derby Festival.

Its mission is to provide grants to deserving local charities and to produce educational programming on the Festival’s schedule of events, such as a Student Art Contest, STEM Robotics Competition and a Quick Recall Tournament. The annual charitable impact of the Foundation is nearly $250,000.

All contributions made to the Foundation are tax-deductible.