Established in 1927 by Charles F. Kettering, the foundation is an operating corporation devoted to making democracy work in the U.S. and abroad. Its researchers examine and identify the problems many political systems face and how they affect society's view of political institutions.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.kettering.org/

Address:
200 Commons Road Dayton, OH 45459 937.434.7300 800.221.3657

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
USA
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1927
Age (years)
Kettering Foundation
 96
United States average
 40
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Charles F. Kettering
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Sharon Davies
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): David Mathews
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Kettering Foundation
 18
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2021
Kettering Foundation
 40
2017
Kettering Foundation
 52
% Female staff
2023
Kettering Foundation
 61%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
Kettering Foundation
 60%
% Female researchers
2023
Kettering Foundation
 82%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%
2021
Kettering Foundation
 67%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Kettering Foundation
 8
United States average
 60
Global average
 66
Financials
2016
Kettering Foundation
 $5,198,603
United States average
 $45,942,915
Global average
 $103,991,321

Social

Likes (2023)
Kettering Foundation
 3,213
United States average
 67,517
Global average
 27,107
Likes (2022)
Kettering Foundation
 3,028
Likes (2021)
Kettering Foundation
 2,964
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Kettering Foundation
 3,689
United States average
 50,073
Global average
 20,011
Followers (2022)
Kettering Foundation
 3,688
Followers (2021)
Kettering Foundation
 3,567
Subscribers (2023)
Kettering Foundation
 202
United States average
 19,546
Global average
 6,278
Subscribers (2022)
Kettering Foundation
 182
Subscribers (2021)
Kettering Foundation
 163
Subscribers (2019)
Kettering Foundation
United States average
Global average
Subscribers (2017)
Kettering Foundation
Followers (2023)
Kettering Foundation
 210
United States average
 15,953
Global average
 10,621
Followers (2023)
Kettering Foundation
 1,108
United States average
 18,451
Global average
 12,056
Followers (2022)
Kettering Foundation
 798
Followers (2019)
Kettering Foundation
 444

Data notes

Last updated: 25/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation┬┤s website, Washington Diplomat website
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