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 $112,221,740
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving $33,373,117
Newman's Own Foundation, Inc. $24,527,484
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven $19,147,526
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc. $18,353,795
Fairfield County Community Foundation, Inc. $13,405,954
The Tow Foundation, Inc. $12,892,450
The Educational Foundation of America $10,061,046
Deloitte Foundation $8,433,812
The St. Paul Travelers Foundation $8,427,014
Dickler Family Foundation, Inc. $8,394,205
The Louis Calder Foundation $6,611,905
Smart Family Foundation, Inc. $5,721,001
Aetna Foundation, Inc. $3,737,376
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, Inc. $3,391,728
William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund $3,380,188
The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford $3,348,279
Connecticut Health Foundation $3,341,866
Greater Hartford Arts Council $3,231,510
The Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research $3,190,228
Aid To Artisans, Inc. $3,178,177
American Savings Foundation $3,051,260
The Connecticut Energy Foundation, Inc. $2,621,330
The Connecticut Community Foundation $2,621,330
Praxair Foundation, Inc. $2,612,165
The People's United Community Foundation, Inc. $2,395,000
The Community Foundation of Southeastern Connecticut $2,309,238
The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut $2,309,238
Northeast Utilities Foundation $2,222,687
William T. Morris Foundation, Inc. $2,000,000
Elinor Patterson Baker Foundation $1,819,000
NewAlliance Foundation $1,571,385
SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc. $1,522,591
The Huisking Foundation, Inc. $1,390,000
The Rosenthal Family Foundation $1,323,646
Community Foundation of Greater New Britain $1,189,412
Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation, Inc. $1,160,031
The Barnes Group Foundation $1,104,796
The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. $1,081,000
Meriden Foundation $1,064,094