Top Giving Foundations: CT

The following list of top giving foundations in CT 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 CT

Foundation Name Total Annual Giving
GE Foundation $112,019,667
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven $34,500,000
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving $29,473,176
Newman's Own Foundation, Inc. $24,527,484
Fairfield County Community Foundation, Inc. $20,441,906
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc. $18,353,795
The Tow Foundation, Inc. $12,892,450
The Educational Foundation of America $9,950,458
The St. Paul Travelers Foundation $8,427,014
Dickler Family Foundation, Inc. $8,394,205
Aetna Foundation, Inc. $7,864,411
Deloitte Foundation $7,524,321
The Louis Calder Foundation $7,126,367
Smart Family Foundation, Inc. $5,721,001
The Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research $3,770,841
The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut $3,403,983
The Connecticut Community Foundation $3,400,000
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, Inc. $3,391,728
Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation, Inc. $3,370,846
The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut $3,354,673
American Savings Foundation $3,203,884
Connecticut Health Foundation $3,114,715
Praxair Foundation, Inc. $2,612,165
William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund $2,607,491
The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford $2,418,434
The People's United Community Foundation, Inc. $2,395,000
Northeast Utilities Foundation $2,222,687
William T. Morris Foundation, Inc. $2,000,000
Elinor Patterson Baker Foundation $1,870,000
NewAlliance Foundation $1,571,385
SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc. $1,522,591
The Huisking Foundation, Inc. $1,518,500
The Rosenthal Family Foundation $1,323,646
Meriden Foundation $1,189,779
Community Foundation of Greater New Britain $1,162,504
The Daphne Seybolt Culpeper Memorial Foundation, Inc. $1,140,075
The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation $1,114,070
Greater Hartford Arts Council $1,082,815
The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. $1,081,000
The William and Alice Mortensen Foundation $1,054,645