Top Giving Foundations: CA

Foundations have far-ranging interests. With some research, you’ll find one that's a “fit” for your work.

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The foundations listed below are from GrantDomain. They’re prescreened: they have a staff, issue RFPs, or otherwise indicate interest in receiving grant proposals. Some foundations are omitted, even though they award large grants, because they don’t accept unsolicited grant proposals. We list up to forty foundations for each state.

Foundation Name Total Annual Giving
Silicon Valley Community Foundation $1,295,839,452
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation $434,179,489
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation $318,957,275
Tides Foundation $222,278,451
California Community Foundation $161,647,561
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation $158,312,966
Lucille Packard Foundation for Children's Health $150,331,099
The San Francisco Foundation $134,726,107
The Asia Foundation $120,299,275
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation $107,875,238
The Energy Foundation $98,993,100
The Trust for Public Land $63,758,148
Orange County Community Foundation $59,859,781
The San Diego Foundation $55,588,929
The Sierra Club Foundation $53,658,378
William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation $50,588,688
The Ahmanson Foundation $49,308,777
Jim Joseph Foundation $46,921,141
The Marisla Foundation $44,957,643
Entertainment Industry Foundation $42,924,378
W. M. Keck Foundation $39,794,183
The James Irvine Foundation $38,603,197
California HealthCare Foundation $38,246,504
The Roberts Foundation $36,994,560
The David Geffen Foundation $35,950,810
Marin Community Foundation $35,647,726
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences $35,009,377
The East Bay Community Foundation $34,882,738
Weingart Foundation $34,345,401
The California Wellness Foundation $33,812,433
Skoll Foundation $31,017,174
The PETCO Foundation $30,417,219
Give2Asia $28,939,254
Wayne and Gladys Valley Foundation $28,462,500
Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund $28,040,353
The Annenberg Foundation $27,790,808
Sobrato Family Foundation $27,495,668
Koret Foundation $27,155,337
Craig H. Neilsen Foundation $26,961,000
Prostate Cancer Foundation $25,193,943