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Top 100 U.S. Foundations by Total Giving

The list below includes the 100 largest U. S. grantmaking foundations ranked by total giving, based on the most current audited financial data in the Foundation Center's database as of September 13, 2014. Total giving figures include grants, scholarships, employee matching gifts, and other amounts reported as"grants and contributions paid during the year" on the 990-PF tax form. Total giving does not include all qualifying distributions under the tax law, e.g., loans, program-related investments, and program or other administrative expenses. Fiscal records will be updated when more recent audited financial information is obtained.

Rank

Name/(state)

Total Giving

As of
Fiscal Year
End Date

1.Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (WA) $3,178,235,962 12/31/2012
2.The Abbvie Patient Assistance Foundation (IL) 783,366,952 12/31/2013
3.Lilly Cares Foundation, Inc. (IN) 697,004,928 12/31/2013
4.Genentech Access To Care Foundation (CA) 665,582,721 12/31/2012
5.Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (NJ) 611,680,261 12/31/2012
6.GlaxoSmithKline Patient Access Programs Foundation (PA) 599,953,667 12/31/2012
7.Ford Foundation (NY) 593,753,416 12/31/2012
8.The Bristol-Myers Squibb Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (NY) 548,857,548 12/31/2012
9.Merck Patient Assistance Program, Inc. (NJ) 520,507,909 12/31/2012
10.Pfizer Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (NY) 515,726,553 12/31/2012
11.Open Society Institute (NY) 455,863,798 12/31/2012
12.Novartis Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (NJ) 452,745,445 12/31/2012
13.Walton Family Foundation, Inc. (AR) 423,776,585 12/31/2012
14.The Estee Lauder Fund (IL) 396,802,000 12/31/2012
15.The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation (NE) 367,167,893 12/31/2012
16.Silicon Valley Community Foundation (CA) 362,390,000 12/31/2013
17.The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (NJ) 292,906,381 12/31/2012
18.Sanofi Foundation for North America (NJ) 284,044,399 12/31/2012
19.Lilly Endowment Inc. (IN) 270,300,000 12/31/2013
20.W. K. Kellogg Foundation (MI) 259,898,647 08/31/2013
21.The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (NY) 258,105,354 12/31/2012
22.Foundation to Promote Open Society (NY) 257,940,437 12/31/2012
23.The David and Lucile Packard Foundation (CA) 256,130,462 12/31/2012
24.International Medical Outreach, Inc. (TX) 247,416,601 12/31/2012
25.The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (CA) 240,100,000 12/31/2013
26.Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (CA) 233,047,309 12/31/2012
27.Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (MO) 226,808,114 12/31/2012
28.The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust (NY) 210,352,475 03/31/2013
29.The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (IL) 209,859,152 12/31/2012
30.Wells Fargo Foundation (CA) 186,775,875 12/31/2013
31.The Simons Foundation (NY) 185,556,996 12/31/2012
32.The Wal-Mart Foundation, Inc. (AR) 182,859,236 01/31/2013
33.Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation, Inc. (CT) 179,977,010 12/31/2013
34.The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc. (NC) 175,299,789 12/31/2012
35.The Chicago Community Trust (IL) 169,744,869 09/30/2012
36.California Community Foundation (CA) 164,428,000 06/30/2013
37.Foundation For The Carolinas (NC) 157,713,177 12/31/2012
38.Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Inc. (GA) 155,816,887 12/31/2013
39.Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation (CA) 153,400,126 12/31/2012
40.The New York Community Trust (NY) 144,241,100 12/31/2013
41.The Kresge Foundation (MI) 141,959,580 12/31/2012
42.Camp Foundation (CA) 135,600,000 06/30/2013
43.The Rockefeller Foundation (NY) 135,082,747 12/31/2012
44.Bloomberg Philanthropies (NY) 131,263,386 12/31/2012
45.GE Foundation (CT) 130,695,809 12/31/2012
46.The Duke Endowment (NC) 127,729,045 12/31/2013
47.The Dolese Foundation (OK) 118,056,788 03/31/2013
48.The California Endowment (CA) 115,768,774 03/31/2013
49.The JPMorgan Chase Foundation (NY) 115,516,001 12/31/2012
50.Carnegie Corporation of New York (NY) 113,006,380 09/30/2012
51.Tulsa Community Foundation (OK) 110,512,000 12/31/2012
52.John S. and James L. Knight Foundation (FL) 107,825,135 12/31/2013
53.Boston Foundation, Inc. (MA) 105,365,000 06/30/2013
54.John Templeton Foundation (PA) 105,248,596 12/31/2012
55.Annenberg Foundation (CA) 104,790,232 12/31/2012
56.Robertson Foundation (NY) 103,711,212 11/30/2012
57.McCune Foundation (PA) 102,414,440 09/30/2012
58.Greater Houston Community Foundation (TX) 98,934,435 12/31/2013
59.The Annie E. Casey Foundation (MD) 98,681,016 12/31/2012
60.The Columbus Foundation and Affiliated Organizations (OH) 95,963,350 12/31/2012
61.The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc. (MD) 95,928,547 02/28/2013
62.The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region (DC) 95,397,756 03/31/2013
63.Citi Foundation (NY) 88,898,161 12/31/2012
64.Charles Stewart Mott Foundation (MI) 87,641,301 12/31/2012
65.The San Francisco Foundation (CA) 86,830,000 06/30/2013
66.The McKnight Foundation (MN) 85,114,992 12/31/2012
67.Richard King Mellon Foundation (PA) 84,211,046 12/31/2012
68.Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (CA) 83,243,022 12/31/2012
69.The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta (GA) 83,044,000 12/31/2012
70.Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc. (TX) 82,493,000 06/30/2013
71.The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation (TX) 80,821,766 12/31/2012
72.The William Penn Foundation (PA) 79,675,000 12/31/2012
73.The Cleveland Foundation (OH) 79,643,582 12/31/2012
74.Houston Endowment Inc. (TX) 78,718,050 12/31/2012
75.Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (NY) 77,659,983 12/31/2012
76.The Saint Paul Foundation (MN) 77,615,019 12/31/2012
77.Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (NY) 76,720,974 12/31/2012
78.Omaha Community Foundation (NE) 75,638,463 12/31/2012
79.The Starr Foundation (NY) 73,536,203 12/31/2012
80.ExxonMobil Foundation (TX) 72,747,966 12/31/2013
81.Abbott Fund (IL) 72,741,720 12/31/2012
82.The James Irvine Foundation (CA) 72,718,888 12/31/2012
83.Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, Inc. (TN) 72,705,671 12/31/2012
84.The Coca-Cola Foundation, Inc. (GA) 69,658,157 12/31/2012
85.The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (OH) 69,133,479 12/31/2013
86.Dr. Miriam & Sheldon G. Adelson Charitable Trust (NV) 68,544,048 12/31/2012
87.The Seattle Foundation (WA) 67,353,039 12/31/2012
88.The Oregon Community Foundation (OR) 66,052,201 12/31/2013
89.The Denver Foundation (CO) 64,306,537 12/31/2012
90.The Heinz Endowments (PA) 61,124,899 12/31/2012
91.The Sherwood Foundation (NE) 60,772,086 12/31/2012
92.S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation (CA) 59,422,815 12/31/2012
93.Marin Community Foundation (CA) 59,136,825 06/30/2012
94.Caterpillar Foundation (IL) 59,031,292 12/31/2012
95.Donald W. Reynolds Foundation (NV) 58,939,931 12/31/2013
96.Barr Foundation (MA) 58,380,364 12/31/2012
97.Community Foundation of Greater Memphis (TN) 58,341,057 04/30/2013
98.The Wallace Foundation (NY) 57,283,381 12/31/2012
99.NoVo Foundation (NY) 56,715,829 12/31/2012
100.The East Bay Community Foundation (CA) 55,965,031 06/30/2012

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