Top Giving Foundations: all

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
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation $4,280,463,865
Silicon Valley Community Foundation $1,894,973,634
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation $589,873,244
The Ford Foundation $556,032,905
Lilly Endowment, Inc. $511,724,077
Jewish Communal Fund $451,187,386
The Walton Family Foundation, Inc. $439,117,107
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation $431,219,377
Foundation For The Carolinas $397,662,364
The Chicago Community Trust $357,097,627
W. K. Kellogg Foundation $342,983,784
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation $325,249,144
The Wells Fargo Foundation $314,784,071
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation $302,078,167
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation $292,906,381
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. $240,642,551
The Simons Foundation $232,372,215
The Rotary Foundation $229,733,478
The New York Community Trust $222,557,108
Tides Foundation $222,278,451
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $209,859,152
The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and Affiliated Trusts $204,070,060
Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Inc. $179,684,027
Laura and John Arnold Foundation $176,840,978
The JPMorgan Chase Foundation $170,963,492
California Community Foundation $170,444,478
Community Foundation of Greater Memphis $164,347,444
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation $163,926,706
The Columbus Foundation $163,220,435
NoVo Foundation $159,396,172
Carnegie Corporation of New York $159,033,581
The California Endowment $155,964,525
Genzyme Charitable Foundation, Inc. $152,510,095
John Templeton Foundation $151,822,648
Lucille Packard Foundation for Children's Health $150,331,099
The Rockefeller Foundation $150,273,949
The San Francisco Foundation $149,649,862
The Kresge Foundation $147,796,065
Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, Inc. $146,000,000
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation $141,325,999