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The Gilbert Foundation is a private family foundation that was established in 2002 in Louisville, Kentucky through the estate of        Dick Gilbert, who passed away in 1999. 

Dick Gilbert was a helicopter pilot who served as the 'Traffic Tracker' for WHAS radio (840AM) from 1970 through his retirement in 1984.

The Foundation makes grants to organizations that are non-profit public charities in the Louisville area . 


To utilize the endowment provided by Dick Gilbert in support of programs that are focused on child development and education, as well as those that have civic or cultural benefit.