Top Giving Foundations: LA

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
Entergy Charitable Foundation $51,158,685
Baton Rouge Area Foundation $39,998,920
The Greater New Orleans Foundation $26,550,003
Community Foundation of Acadiana $16,724,719
Rapides Foundation $13,380,634
William C. Woolf Foundation $10,319,198
Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation $7,781,748
The Community Foundation of North Louisiana $6,544,170
Baptist Community Ministries $6,264,503
Goldring Family Foundation $4,821,035
CenturyLink-Clarke M. Williams Charitable Foundation $4,275,079
Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation $4,234,150
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation $3,692,491
Edward G. Schlieder Educational Foundation $3,454,167
The RosaMary Foundation $2,694,000
Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation $2,485,465
Northshore Community Foundation $2,464,146
Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana $2,399,544
Booth-Bricker Fund $2,036,611
Eugenie and Joseph Jones Family Foundation $1,469,833
Ella West Freeman Foundation $1,437,518
Central Louisiana Community Foundation $1,271,925
Carolyn W. and Charles T. Beaird Foundation $1,127,219
Lorio Foundation $1,101,679
Frazier Foundation, Inc. $955,360
Stuller Family Foundation $931,992
Institute of Mental Hygiene $879,118
Keller Family Foundation $850,000
The Almar Foundation $803,480
Fred B. and Ruth B. Zigler Foundation $707,396
Coughlin-Saunders Foundation, Inc. $643,221
The Lupin Foundation $611,000
J. Edgar Monroe Foundation $559,252
German Protestant Orphan Asylum Association Foundation $541,900
The Wheless Foundation $480,000
Christus Schumpert Foundation $412,368
Foundation for Louisiana $296,822
Boh Foundation $276,216
The Turner Foundation $223,000
Mary Freeman Wisdom Foundation $220,740