Top Giving Foundations: LA

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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
Baton Rouge Area Foundation $29,434,200
The Greater New Orleans Foundation $23,095,220
Rapides Foundation $9,605,298
Community Foundation of Acadiana $8,008,957
Baptist Community Ministries $7,869,292
Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation $7,017,304
The Community Foundation of Shreveport-Bossier $5,001,434
Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation $3,723,813
Goldring Family Foundation $3,395,932
Entergy Charitable Foundation $3,358,400
Edward G. Schlieder Educational Foundation $3,101,664
Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation $2,982,093
The RosaMary Foundation $2,694,000
William C. Woolf Foundation $2,619,700
Booth-Bricker Fund $1,969,600
Ella West Freeman Foundation $1,697,000
Northshore Community Foundation $1,642,408
Institute of Mental Hygiene $1,092,447
Lorio Foundation $1,091,186
Charles T. Beaird Foundation $1,049,832
Eugenie and Joseph Jones Family Foundation $997,962
Frazier Foundation, Inc. $955,360
Stuller Family Foundation $931,992
The Almar Foundation $899,575
Keller Family Foundation $777,369
The Lupin Foundation $750,700
Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana $733,850
Coughlin-Saunders Foundation, Inc. $666,350
J. Edgar Monroe Foundation $597,206
German Protestant Orphan Asylum Association Foundation $541,900
Fred B. and Ruth B. Zigler Foundation $488,799
Christus Schumpert Foundation $390,963
The Wheless Foundation $367,300
The Turner Foundation $300,000
Foundation for Louisiana $265,500
Mary Family Foundation $91,600
Boh Foundation $86,000
The Donum Dei Foundation $55,438
Family Foundation of Southwest Louisiana $27,136
The Coleman Family Foundation $0