Top Giving Foundations: DC

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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
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation $88,068,857
Stewart R. Mott Foundation $87,641,301
The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region $80,247,312
America-Mideast Educational and Training Services, Inc. $71,163,529
The Aspen Institute $55,921,443
Pan American Development Foundation $48,268,632
American Near East Refugee Aid $38,232,081
FINCA International $36,454,703
Aga Khan Foundation USA $35,667,117
The Freedom Forum, Inc. $28,463,754
The German Marshall Fund of the United States $23,837,050
Public Welfare Foundation, Inc. $20,403,424
The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation $17,164,660
The Gottesman Fund $16,384,354
AARP Foundation $13,571,769
AIDS United $12,382,685
Moriah Fund $11,570,650
The Wyss Foundation $10,970,665
Wallace Global Fund $7,413,625
The Wallace Genetic Foundation, Inc. $7,328,000
Freedom House $7,268,889
The Global Fund for Children $7,211,750
Bauman Family Foundation, Inc. $7,124,700
The Summit Foundation $6,866,336
Summit Fund of Washington $6,216,260
Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation $5,992,970
The Ocean Foundation $4,532,798
Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust $4,366,074
The Middle East Media Research Institute $4,330,146
The Philip L. Graham Fund $4,232,500
The District of Columbia Bar Foundation $3,970,227
The National Environmental Education & Training Foundation, Inc. $3,274,487
Aid To Artisans, Inc. $3,178,177
Banyan Tree Foundation $3,112,246
Citybridge Foundation $2,988,808
Youth Service America $2,933,484
Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, Inc. $2,240,184
Richard Lounsbery Foundation $2,230,952
The Arca Foundation $2,183,650
Bender Foundation, Inc. $2,124,600