Top Giving Foundations: KY

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
The Community Foundation of Louisville, Inc. $29,247,778
James Graham Brown Foundation, Inc. $15,182,848
Blue Grass Community Foundation, Inc. $10,503,019
The Humana Foundation $9,240,482
Yum! Brands Foundation $7,623,691
The Gheens Foundation, Inc. $5,860,233
WHAS Crusade for Children, Inc. $5,432,563
W.L. Lyons Brown Foundation $4,445,870
National Center for Families Learning, Inc. $4,184,352
C.E. and S. Foundation, Inc. $3,060,831
R.C. Durr Foundation, Inc. $2,850,230
Mildred V. Horn Foundation $1,651,269
Kentucky Fried Chicken Foundation, Inc. $1,420,904
Good Samaritan Foundation, Inc. $1,190,793
Community Foundation of West Kentucky $813,533
Foundation for the Tri-State Community, Inc. $790,410
LG&E and KU Foundation, Inc. $696,921
The Cralle Foundation, Inc. $651,203
E.O. Robinson Mountain Fund $580,746
The Norton Foundation $521,200
Hayswood Foundation, Inc. $422,042
Louise Head Duncan Trust $348,964
Stock Yards Bank Foundation Inc. $207,950
Kentucky Foundation for Women, Inc. $200,500
Lester E. Yeager Charitable Trust B $178,255
The Abercrombie Foundation $177,450
V.V. Cooke Foundation Corp. $171,000
William E. Barth Foundation, Inc. $163,000
Keeneland Foundation $143,060
The Miller Family Foundation, Inc. $119,983
The William R. Hoch Family Foundation, Inc. $110,000
Michael and Chandra Rudd Foundation, Inc. $101,000
The Churchill Downs Foundation Inc. $47,000
Walnut Hall Foundation $16,000
Commonwealth Bank & Trust Charitable Foundation $15,800
Brown Badgett Foundation, Inc.
Farm Income Improvement Foundation, Inc.