Top Giving Foundations: TN

The following list of top giving foundations in TN 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 TN

Foundation Name Total Annual Giving
Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, Inc. $60,710,813
Community Foundation of Greater Memphis $44,154,098
The Maclellan Foundation, Inc. $21,175,000
The Poplar Foundation $19,274,663
Lyndhurst Foundation $17,283,492
The Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Inc. $12,337,543
Dollar General Literacy Foundation $11,512,946
The Generosity Trust $9,094,962
East Tennessee Foundation $8,895,455
The Assisi Foundation of Memphis, Inc. $8,418,085
The Memorial Foundation $7,548,881
Plough Foundation $7,492,757
The Frist Foundation $7,466,568
J.R. Hyde, Sr. Family Foundation $7,104,139
Benwood Foundation, Inc. $5,294,975
First Horizon Foundation $5,102,850
The Clayton Family Foundation $4,596,628
The HCA Foundation $4,472,214
Joe C. Davis Foundation $4,200,100
The Haslam Family Foundation, Inc. $4,095,950
Christy-Houston Foundation, Inc. $3,890,988
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare Foundation $3,520,639
Andrea Waitt Carlton Family Foundation $2,535,050
Eastman Chemical Company Foundation Inc. $2,490,589
International Paper Company Foundation $2,471,198
The Bridgestone/FirestoneTrust Fund $2,439,278
The Day Foundation $2,348,925
Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation $2,342,754
Weldon F. Osborne Foundation, Inc. $940,239
The PearlPoint Cancer Support $853,906
The Tucker Foundation $834,023
Jeniam Clarkson Foundation $812,988
Thomas W. Briggs Foundation, Inc. $704,209
Nissan Foundation $655,000
Lucille S. Thompson Family Foundation $654,383
Bright Horizons Foundation for Children $651,614
Nashville Predators Foundation $650,665
Ingram Charities $644,367
Ezell Foundation, Inc. $611,700
H.W. Durham Foundation, Inc. $545,275