Top Giving Foundations: CT

The following list of top giving foundations in CT is derived from GrantDomain, 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 criteria. A maximum of forty foundations is listed for each state.

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The top giving foundations in the state of CT

Foundation Name Total Annual Giving
GE Foundation $112,019,667
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven $34,500,000
Newman's Own Foundation, Inc. $30,000,000
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving $29,473,176
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc. $20,581,412
Fairfield County Community Foundation, Inc. $20,441,906
William T. Morris Foundation, Inc. $20,100,500
The Tow Foundation, Inc. $16,843,600
The Educational Foundation of America $9,950,458
Dickler Family Foundation, Inc. $8,394,205
The St. Paul Travelers Foundation $8,006,130
Aetna Foundation, Inc. $7,864,411
Deloitte Foundation $7,524,321
Smart Family Foundation, Inc. $7,250,004
The Louis Calder Foundation $7,126,367
The Melville Charitable Trust $6,658,020
The Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research $3,770,841
The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut $3,403,983
The Connecticut Community Foundation $3,400,000
Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation, Inc. $3,370,846
The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut $3,354,673
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, Inc. $3,221,309
American Savings Foundation $3,203,884
Connecticut Health Foundation $3,114,715
Praxair Foundation, Inc. $2,612,165
William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund $2,607,491
The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford $2,418,434
The People's United Community Foundation, Inc. $2,288,131
The Rosenthal Family Foundation $2,244,418
SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc. $2,051,987
Elinor Patterson Baker Foundation $1,870,000
The Huisking Foundation, Inc. $1,518,500
NewAlliance Foundation $1,212,650
Meriden Foundation $1,189,779
Community Foundation of Greater New Britain $1,162,504
The Daphne Seybolt Culpeper Memorial Foundation, Inc. $1,140,075
The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation $1,114,070
Greater Hartford Arts Council $1,082,815
The Barnes Group Foundation $1,048,966
Hartley Film Foundation, Inc. $1,021,897