Top Giving Foundations: CA

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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 $170,444,478
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation $158,312,966
The California Endowment $155,964,525
Lucille Packard Foundation for Children's Health $150,331,099
The San Francisco Foundation $134,726,107
The Asia Foundation $112,922,291
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation $111,767,014
The James Irvine Foundation $87,377,604
The Energy Foundation $79,304,017
Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles $78,459,655
William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation $70,446,615
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
Entertainment Industry Foundation $50,245,085
The Ahmanson Foundation $49,059,341
Jim Joseph Foundation $46,921,141
The Marisla Foundation $44,957,643
The Safeway Foundation $44,618,115
W. M. Keck Foundation $39,794,183
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 $35,082,867
Weingart Foundation $34,345,401
The California Wellness Foundation $33,812,433
Blue Shield of California Foundation $33,147,337
Skoll Foundation $31,017,174
Give2Asia $28,939,254
Wayne and Gladys Valley Foundation $28,462,500
Sobrato Family Foundation $27,495,668
Koret Foundation $27,155,337
Craig H. Neilsen Foundation $26,961,000
California HealthCare Foundation $26,430,506
Prostate Cancer Foundation $25,193,943