Top Giving Foundations: NC

The following list of top giving foundations in NC 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 NC

Foundation Name Total Annual Giving
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation $198,213,418
Foundation For The Carolinas $130,053,223
The Duke Endowment $112,703,398
Golden LEAF Foundation $66,091,854
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund $30,849,016
Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation $23,486,814
Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust $20,339,564
The Winston-Salem Foundation $19,913,336
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, Inc. $17,009,819
The Duke Energy Foundation $16,681,141
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation $15,542,092
Triangle Community Foundation $12,783,992
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, Inc. $12,488,032
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, Inc. $11,094,559
Cone Health Foundation $10,221,920
North Carolina Community Foundation $9,069,411
The Cannon Foundation, Inc. $7,732,758
The Joseph M. Bryan Foundation $7,260,289
Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Inc. $6,838,514
Progress Energy Foundation, Inc. $6,373,069
John Motley Morehead-Cain Foundation $6,120,809
Cherokee Preservation Foundation $5,933,776
Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation $4,909,580
High Point Community Foundation $4,301,205
Janirve Foundation $4,217,400
Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. $3,525,895
Community Foundation of Gaston County $3,300,058
Community Foundation of Henderson County, Inc. $3,227,416
The Cemala Foundation, Inc $2,889,373
Reynolds American Foundation $2,857,903
Cape Fear Memorial Foundation $2,445,200
North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation $2,420,795
The Belk Foundation $2,404,915
The Blanche and Julian Robertson Family Foundation, Inc. $2,110,134
Mebane Charitable Foundation $1,710,510
Goodrich Foundation $1,558,105
Broyhill Family Foundation, Inc. $1,507,819
The Thoresen Foundation $1,377,000
Weaver Foundation, Inc. $1,355,307
Environmental Research and Education Foundation $1,272,363