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 $381,231,679
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation $256,130,462
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation $153,400,126
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 Annenberg Foundation $76,434,399
The Energy Foundation $76,247,569
The James Irvine Foundation $72,718,888
Lucille Packard Foundation for Children's Health $70,183,018
The Trust for Public Land $63,976,396
The East Bay Community Foundation $48,884,542
The Safeway Foundation $48,065,327
The Marisla Foundation $47,404,200
W. M. Keck Foundation $44,940,095
Jim Joseph Foundation $40,800,294
The California Wellness Foundation $39,550,105
Wayne and Gladys Valley Foundation $38,325,346
The Ahmanson Foundation $38,173,433
The San Diego Foundation $36,564,379
Weingart Foundation $34,955,699
Entertainment Industry Foundation $32,455,865
The Asia Foundation $31,369,364
Blue Shield of California Foundation $31,167,629
William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation $30,781,204
Prostate Cancer Foundation $29,127,546
Orange County Community Foundation $28,889,519
Give2Asia $28,401,536
The Bernard Osher Foundation $24,801,530
Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund $23,075,675
Koret Foundation $22,569,264
Price Family Charitable Fund $21,674,976
Marin Community Foundation $21,615,716
Elbridge Stuart Foundation $20,096,321
The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation $18,332,473
Amgen Foundation $17,994,001
Skoll Foundation $17,986,612
The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation $17,706,681
The PG&E Corporation Foundation $16,941,936