The Kavli Foundation was established exclusively to advance science for the benefit of humanity. In fulfilling this vision, our board of directors and employees work to ensure the activities of the foundation comply with the laws and regulations which govern us, and that we operate to the highest ethical, moral and legal conduct. As ambassadors of the foundation, and stewards of our founder’s legacy, we are guided by the foundation’s mission and values, our code of conduct and the operational practices shared here.


The Kavli Foundation is a nonprofit, exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3), and is classified as a private foundation under Section 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Operational Policies and Practices

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