Top Giving Foundations: CA

The following list of top giving foundations in CA is derived from GrantDomain, 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 criteria. A maximum of forty foundations is listed for each state.

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The top giving foundations in the state of CA

Foundation Name Total Annual Giving
Silicon Valley Community Foundation $894,201,271
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 San Francisco Foundation $103,965,405
The Energy Foundation $98,993,100
Lucille Packard Foundation for Children's Health $97,764,389
The Trust for Public Land $90,457,178
The James Irvine Foundation $87,597,151
Marin Community Foundation $74,484,701
W. M. Keck Foundation $59,652,345
Flora Family Foundation $56,155,493
The San Diego Foundation $54,481,122
William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation $50,588,688
The Ahmanson Foundation $49,308,777
Orange County Community Foundation $49,024,154
The Marisla Foundation $46,547,875
Entertainment Industry Foundation $42,924,378
Prostate Cancer Foundation $38,391,671
California HealthCare Foundation $38,246,504
Weingart Foundation $36,334,558
Koret Foundation $35,551,100
Jim Joseph Foundation $35,236,937
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences $35,009,377
The East Bay Community Foundation $34,882,738
The California Wellness Foundation $33,812,433
Price Family Charitable Fund $29,924,124
The David Geffen Foundation $29,415,605
Give2Asia $28,939,254
Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund $28,040,353
The Annenberg Foundation $27,790,808
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation $24,820,075
Blue Shield of California Foundation $21,471,190
The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation $20,688,000
The Safeway Foundation $20,412,826
Skoll Foundation $20,272,195