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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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. $50,998,824
James Graham Brown Foundation, Inc. $14,944,613
Blue Grass Community Foundation, Inc. $10,503,019
The Gheens Foundation, Inc. $5,860,233
WHAS Crusade for Children, Inc. $5,675,000
C.E. and S. Foundation, Inc. $4,324,815
W.L. Lyons Brown Foundation $4,229,942
R.C. Durr Foundation, Inc. $2,850,230
Yum! Brands Foundation $2,520,082
The Humana Foundation $1,591,429
Mildred V. Horn Foundation $1,541,700
Good Samaritan Foundation, Inc. $1,401,607
Kentucky Fried Chicken Foundation, Inc. $1,378,441
National Center for Families Learning, Inc. $1,127,916
Community Foundation of West Kentucky $991,497
The Norton Foundation $625,510
LG&E and KU Foundation, Inc. $624,885
Foundation for the Tri-State Community, Inc. $608,858
The Cralle Foundation, Inc. $551,000
E.O. Robinson Mountain Fund $481,395
AAEP Foundation $479,484
Hayswood Foundation, Inc. $457,720
V.V. Cooke Foundation Corp. $328,062
The Abercrombie Foundation $319,700
The William R. Hoch Family Foundation, Inc. $281,587
Keeneland Foundation $274,923
Michael and Chandra Rudd Foundation, Inc. $270,500
Kentucky Foundation for Women, Inc. $235,300
Lester E. Yeager Charitable Trust B $202,789
William E. Barth Foundation, Inc. $124,040
Commonwealth Bank & Trust Charitable Foundation $31,000
Brown Badgett Foundation, Inc. $30,350
Walnut Hall Foundation $14,500
Farm Income Improvement Foundation, Inc. $10,000
The Churchill Downs Foundation Inc. $2,500
Stock Yards Bank Foundation Inc.