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The Kelley Family Foundation was created in 1990 by Lora and Martin Kelley.


Martin Kelley had a 42-year career as a civil engineer with Kiewit Corp, a transportation and infrastructure construction firm based in Omaha, NE. He retired in 1990 as chief engineer and vice president. He was an active philanthropist in retirement, including donating funds to Oregon State University to help build the Kelley Engineering Center. Martin passed away in 2008.


Lora Kelley spent her career raising six children, being an active member in her church, and volunteering in support of children and educational causes. She was known for her kindness and love of children. Lora passed away in 1993.


Craig Kelley, Managing Trustee

Aaron Kelley, Trustee

Chris Kelley, Trustee

Dana Kelley, Trustee

Karen Kelley, Trustee

Kent Kelley, Trustee

Mark Kelley, Trustee

Maura Kelley, Trustee

Steve Kelley, Trustee






Craig Kelley is Managing Trustee and Board Chair of the Lora  & Martin Kelley Family Foundation. Craig brings 20 years of non-profit experience developing affordable housing and community facilities through public-private partnerships. He uses this social financing background to implement the foundation’s impact investing goals across asset classes in the endowment. Craig is green building geek with a B.S. in Architecture from the University of Virginia. In his spare time, he enjoys home improvement projects, hiking, and cooking.

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