Top Giving Foundations: PA

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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
John Templeton Foundation $151,822,648
The Pew Charitable Trusts $118,756,786
The William Penn Foundation $115,486,802
Richard King Mellon Foundation $92,990,972
The Heinz Endowments $63,276,014
The PNC Foundation $48,515,504
The Pittsburgh Foundation $43,572,488
Sarah Scaife Foundation $28,698,000
McCune Foundation $26,699,927
Alcoa Foundation $21,373,323
The Comcast Foundation $19,981,449
The Allegheny Foundation $19,786,400
The Philadelphia Foundation $19,462,332
The Henry L. Hillman Foundation, Inc. $17,731,625
The Luzerne Foundation $15,661,514
The Erie Community Foundation $15,605,249
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation $13,725,600
The E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation $13,122,463
Connelly Foundation $11,302,564
Grable Foundation $10,387,899
The Lancaster County Community Foundation $10,116,616
Eden Hall Foundation $9,584,230
Lenfest Foundation $9,554,840
The Rite Aid Foundation $9,192,488
Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust $8,324,500
Oberkotter Foundation $8,256,305
W.W. Smith Charitable Trust $7,406,560
John R. McCune Charitable Trust $7,279,000
The Sidney Kimmel Foundation $7,255,985
EQT Foundation $6,271,913
CIGNA Foundation $6,182,200
The Air Products Foundation $5,874,321
The Graham Foundation $5,685,850
DSF Charitable Foundation $5,656,700
Community Foundation of Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio $5,455,205
PPG Industries Foundation $5,099,569
Harry C. Trexler Trust $5,033,250
York County Community Foundation $4,711,839
The Buhl Foundation $4,230,991
The Foundation for Enhancing Communities $4,000,085