Top Giving Foundations: CA

The following list of top giving foundations in CA is derived from The Grantsmanship Center's funding databases. All of the foundations listed have been prescreened to ensure that they have a staff, issue RFPs, or otherwise indicate an interest in receiving proposals. This also means that some foundations who give large amounts of money have been omitted because they do not meet these qualifications. A maximum of forty foundations is listed for each state.

More detailed information about these foundations, including their program areas, types of funding, application procedures, and more can be found on GrantDomain, The Grantsmanship Center's exclusive online database of funding information.

The top giving foundations in the state of CA

Foundation Name Total Annual Giving
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation $353,626,583
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation $245,201,550
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation $149,410,999
The California Endowment $116,335,347
Tides Foundation $91,939,822
California Community Foundation $90,088,900
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation $83,243,022
The Energy Foundation $76,448,058
The Annenberg Foundation $74,728,193
The James Irvine Foundation $64,549,413
The Trust for Public Land $63,976,396
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health $63,093,075
The East Bay Community Foundation $57,165,922
W. M. Keck Foundation $52,177,993
The Bernard Osher Foundation $50,613,112
The Marisla Foundation $44,564,500
Entertainment Industry Foundation $43,323,904
The California Wellness Foundation $41,605,930
Jim Joseph Foundation $38,658,305
The Safeway Foundation $38,644,148
Wayne and Gladys Valley Foundation $38,325,346
The Ahmanson Foundation $37,272,350
The San Diego Foundation $36,564,379
Weingart Foundation $34,955,699
Prostate Cancer Foundation $29,127,546
Orange County Community Foundation $28,889,519
Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund $28,560,825
William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation $27,395,500
Give2Asia $26,521,166
Blue Shield of California Foundation $24,522,346
Koret Foundation $22,569,264
Price Family Charitable Fund $21,674,976
Marin Community Foundation $21,615,716
The Asia Foundation $21,186,757
Stuart Foundation $18,614,041
The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation $18,607,130
Amgen Foundation $18,565,723
The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation $18,332,473
Skoll Foundation $17,986,612
The PG&E Corporation Foundation $15,897,682