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 $434,179,489
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation $291,696,462
California Community Foundation $161,647,561
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation $158,312,966
Tides Foundation $136,283,288
The Asia Foundation $120,299,275
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation $107,875,238
The Energy Foundation $98,993,100
Lucille Packard Foundation for Children's Health $97,764,389
The James Irvine Foundation $87,597,151
The Trust for Public Land $63,976,396
Flora Family Foundation $56,155,493
William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation $50,588,688
The Ahmanson Foundation $49,308,777
The Safeway Foundation $48,065,327
The Marisla Foundation $47,404,200
W. M. Keck Foundation $44,940,095
Entertainment Industry Foundation $42,924,378
Jim Joseph Foundation $40,800,294
Wayne and Gladys Valley Foundation $38,325,346
California HealthCare Foundation $38,246,504
The San Diego Foundation $36,564,379
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences $35,009,377
Weingart Foundation $34,955,699
The East Bay Community Foundation $34,882,738
The California Wellness Foundation $33,812,433
Prostate Cancer Foundation $29,127,546
Give2Asia $28,939,254
Orange County Community Foundation $28,889,519
Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund $28,040,353
The Annenberg Foundation $27,790,808
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation $24,820,075
The Bernard Osher Foundation $24,801,530
Koret Foundation $22,569,264
Price Family Charitable Fund $21,674,976
Marin Community Foundation $21,615,716
Blue Shield of California Foundation $21,471,190
The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation $20,688,000
Elbridge Stuart Foundation $20,096,321
The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation $19,805,818