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 $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
Marin Community Foundation $74,484,701
W. M. Keck Foundation $59,652,345
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
The James Irvine Foundation $38,603,197
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
The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation $19,805,818