About R.C. Durr

R.C. DurrR. C. Durr, a native of Kenton County, Kentucky, grew from humble beginnings to become one of the most respected and loved civic and business leaders in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. His hard work, perseverance and kindness to all who met him are qualities that will forever be remembered. His generosity to civic and charitable causes and particularly to persons in need were legendary during his lifetime. His endowment in death of The R. C. Durr Foundation perpetuates his legacy.

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Our Mission

R.C. Durr (1919-2007) was a successful entrepreneur, a life-long resident of Northern Kentucky, and a generous, though quiet philanthropist who had an abiding compassion for the less fortunate. In keeping with his legacy of commitment and caring, the R.C. Durr Foundation is dedicated to celebrating the life and legacy of its benefactor by providing philanthropic support to improve the quality of life of the larger Northern Kentucky region and its people, with a particular emphasis on education, social services and community development.