Top Giving Foundations: MI

The following list of top giving foundations in MI is derived from GrantDomain, The Grantsmanship Center's funding databases. All of the foundations listed have been prescreened to ensure that they have a staff, issue RFPs, or otherwise indicate an interest in receiving proposals. This also means that some foundations who give large amounts of money have been omitted because they do not meet these criteria. A maximum of forty foundations is listed for each state.

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The top giving foundations in the state of MI

Foundation Name Total Annual Giving
W. K. Kellogg Foundation $294,891,874
The Kresge Foundation $130,183,827
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation $114,442,289
Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan $49,969,188
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit $38,150,787
General Motors Foundation $33,012,777
Ford Motor Company Fund $30,222,388
The Dow Chemical Company Foundation $25,301,801
The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation $20,026,290
Kalamazoo Community Foundation $17,497,289
The Skillman Foundation $16,880,159
Douglas and Maria DeVos Foundation $16,336,450
Wege Foundation $13,376,933
The Grand Rapids Community Foundation $12,726,134
Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, Inc. $12,365,469
Whirlpool Foundation $10,686,184
Irving S. Gilmore Foundation $10,496,126
DTE Energy Foundation $10,283,004
Community Foundation for Muskegon County $9,757,904
Earhart Foundation $8,564,243
The Fremont Area Community Foundation $8,513,932
Hudson-Webber Foundation $7,717,403
Kellogg Corporate Citizenship Fund $7,489,781
McGregor Fund $7,394,172
Daniel and Pamella DeVos Foundation $7,115,500
Dick and Betsy DeVos Foundation $7,060,600
Herrick Foundation $6,826,822
Great Lakes Fishery Trust $6,419,629
Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation $5,804,681
The Carls Foundation $5,793,565
Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation $5,787,805
Midland Area Community Foundation $5,760,251
Ruth Mott Foundation $5,638,738
Berrien Community Foundation, Inc. $5,464,082
Frey Foundation $4,958,203
Community Foundation of Greater Flint $4,835,146
The Community Foundation of the Holland-Zeeland Area $4,494,760
Kellogg Company Twenty-Five Year Employees Fund $4,424,278
The Dart Foundation $4,376,299
Battle Creek Community Foundation $4,193,953