Top Giving Foundations: CT

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

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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
Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation $88,037,883
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving $34,542,526
Newman's Own Foundation, Inc. $29,165,668
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven $27,762,527
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc. $22,237,554
Fairfield County Community Foundation, Inc. $17,209,245
The Tow Foundation, Inc. $16,756,272
Deloitte Foundation $12,147,153
Aetna Foundation, Inc. $11,837,677
The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut $10,582,582
Dickler Family Foundation, Inc. $8,394,205
The Melville Charitable Trust $6,691,884
The Avangrid Foundation $5,649,412
The Connecticut Community Foundation $4,593,955
Eversource Energy Foundation $4,572,361
Praxair Global Giving $4,275,188
The Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research $4,185,425
The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford $3,882,402
American Savings Foundation $3,390,393
The New Canaan Community Foundation, Inc. $3,256,671
The Pitney Bowes Foundation $3,179,130
The People's United Community Foundation, Inc. $2,762,883
The Rosenthal Family Foundation $2,544,638
William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund $2,404,826
Elinor Patterson Baker Foundation $2,370,000
Connecticut Health Foundation $2,366,514
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, Inc. $2,347,044
SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc. $2,204,217
The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut $2,186,172
William T. Morris Foundation, Inc. $2,173,000
The Huisking Foundation, Inc. $1,560,200
Lego Community Foundation U.S. $1,396,250
John Brown Cook Foundation, Inc. $1,372,500
Meriden Foundation $1,213,040
The Daphne Seybolt Culpeper Memorial Foundation, Inc. $1,172,835
Community Foundation of Greater New Britain $1,162,504
The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation $1,114,070
Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation, Inc. $1,097,692
The Barnes Group Foundation $1,054,163
Ensworth Charitable Foundation $1,029,500