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Causes:Arts, Culture, Children, Youth, Education, Environment, Faith-Based, Health, Well-Being, Human Rights, Men, Poverty, Water, Women

Founded:2013

Geographic Reach:
primarily San Francisco & Africa

Primary contact name:
Jennifer Carolyn King

Address:
 
San Francisco, CA

Email:
jck@ruggedelegance.com

The Rugged Elegance Foundation

Inspiring healthy, adventuresome, soulful living & philanthropic giving
Mission:

The mission of the Rugged Elegance Foundation is to inspire healthy, adventuresome, soulful living, and philanthropic giving.

All three combined? RE Foundation co-founder and president, Jennifer Carolyn King, calls this inspiring "h.a.s. magic" living!

Who We Serve:

The Rugged Elegance Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that promotes the passionate efforts of aspiring social entrepreneurs and philanthropists, online and in-person.

We leverage a social network platform and our knowledge of the most rugged elegant, soulful people in our world to further the causes we choose to promote.

RuggedElegance.com - the soulful network

Kudos Trading Co. ~ the mobile gratitude platform that raises awareness & funds for select non-profit organizations

Asante Sana ~ the founders' Africa-inspired Airbnb experience in Kennebunkport, Maine

Casa Al Mare ~ the founders' Sea Cliff Airbnb experience in San Francisco, CA

Rugged Elegance Radio - featuring select RE members


HEALTHY

The RE Foundation supports and promotes the world's most inspiring, rugged elegant people, pursuits & philanthropies..

Current ventures & partners include:

RuggedElegance.com
Kudos Trading Co.

American Diabetes Association
Grassroot Soccer
International Justice Mission
Last Mile Health
Love, Light & Melody
• Nerium International
• Tidepool
Young Life


General causes include: children/youth, human rights, hunger, poverty, clean water, men, women.


ADVENTURESOME

The RE Foundation supports organizations that inspire learning in-the-classroom, online, and out-in-the-field.

Current ventures & partners include:

RuggedElegance.com
Kudos Trading Co.

American Diabetes Association
• Dartmouth College
Grassroot Soccer
International Justice Mission
• Nerium International
Love, Light & Melody
Young Life

General causes include: children/youth, education, sports/recreation, men, women.


SOULFUL

The RE Foundations endorses faith-based, gratitude-focused, culturally-enriching, and "dam" (dance, arts, music) great organizations.

Current ventures & partners include:

RuggedElegance.com
Kudos Trading Co.

City Church of San Francisco
Grassroot Soccer
International Justice Mission
Love, Light & Melody
• Nerium International
Same Sky
Young Life

General causes include: arts/culture, children/youth, faith-based, human rights, men, women.


Ms. King, a three-time founding entrepreneur (BioSpace, Inc., Rugged Elegance, LLC and Kudos Trading Co. ) and her partner, Timothy Charles Fredel, know that the most important asset of any organization is its people. The Rugged Elegance Foundation focuses on supporting the social entrepreneur or philanthropist, as much as the organization-as-a-whole.

The RE Foundation supports aspiring rugged elegant "H.A.S. Magic" social entrepreneurs.

Our top 2017 social entrepreneurs and philanthropists?


Tommy Clark, MD, founder & ceo
Grassroot Soccer


Brad Corrigan, founder
Love, Light & Melody


• Reverends Fred Harrell, and Scot Sherman
City Church of San Francisco


Gary Haugen, founder & ceo
International Justice Mission


• Francine LeFrak, founder & ceo
SAME SKY


Raj Panjabi, Founder & CEO
Last Mile Health


• Matt Walker, San Francisco Director
Young Life


PHILANTHROPY PHOTOS

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