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 $381,231,679
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation $256,130,462
California Community Foundation $161,647,561
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation $158,312,966
The Asia Foundation $120,299,275
Tides Foundation $91,939,822
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation $83,243,022
The Energy Foundation $76,247,569
The James Irvine Foundation $72,718,888
Lucille Packard Foundation for Children's Health $70,183,018
The Trust for Public Land $63,976,396
William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation $50,588,688
The Ahmanson Foundation $49,308,777
The East Bay Community Foundation $48,884,542
The Safeway Foundation $48,065,327
The Marisla Foundation $47,404,200
W. M. Keck Foundation $44,940,095
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 California Wellness Foundation $33,812,433
Entertainment Industry Foundation $32,455,865
Prostate Cancer Foundation $29,127,546
Orange County Community Foundation $28,889,519
Give2Asia $28,401,536
The Annenberg Foundation $27,790,808
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation $24,820,075
The Bernard Osher Foundation $24,801,530
Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund $23,075,675
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
Argyros Family Foundation $18,460,864