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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
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation $1,917,000,000
Silicon Valley Community Foundation $894,201,271
The Ford Foundation $524,470,533
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation $434,179,489
The Walton Family Foundation, Inc. $423,776,585
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation $416,440,853
Jewish Communal Fund $297,934,055
W. K. Kellogg Foundation $294,891,874
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation $292,906,381
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation $291,696,462
Lilly Endowment, Inc. $277,485,893
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. $240,642,551
The Simons Foundation $232,372,215
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation $231,841,178
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $209,859,152
The Wells Fargo Foundation $189,380,780
The JPMorgan Chase Foundation $185,369,403
The New York Community Trust $184,255,136
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation $175,299,678
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International $171,195,390
The Rotary Foundation $168,093,702
John Templeton Foundation $162,666,045
California Community Foundation $161,647,561
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation $158,312,966
The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and Affiliated Trusts $157,402,841
The Rockefeller Foundation $150,273,949
Tides Foundation $136,283,288
The Robin Hood Foundation $132,440,879
The Pew Charitable Trusts $131,988,597
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation $131,041,279
The Kresge Foundation $130,183,827
The Boston Foundation, Inc. $126,083,811
The Columbus Foundation $124,885,469
Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Inc. $121,526,449
The Asia Foundation $120,299,275
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation $115,976,297
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation $114,442,289
Community Foundation of Greater Memphis $114,200,000
Richard King Mellon Foundation $114,024,987
GE Foundation $112,019,667