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Top 100 U.S. Foundations by Asset Size

The list below includes the 100 largest U.S. grantmaking foundations ranked by the market value of their assets, based on the most current audited financial data in the Foundation Center's database as of April 26, 2014. Fiscal records will be updated when more recent audited financial information is obtained.

Rank

Name/(state)

Assets

As of
Fiscal Year
End Date

1.Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (WA) $37,176,776,438 12/31/2012
2.Ford Foundation (NY) 11,238,035,011 12/31/2012
3.J. Paul Getty Trust (CA) 10,502,514,302 06/30/2012
4.The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (NJ) 9,528,568,196 12/31/2012
5.W. K. Kellogg Foundation (MI) 8,155,292,105 08/31/2013
6.The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (CA) 7,735,372,000 12/31/2012
7.Lilly Endowment Inc. (IN) 7,281,773,872 12/31/2012
8.The David and Lucile Packard Foundation (CA) 6,299,952,716 12/31/2012
9.The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (IL) 5,987,438,524 12/31/2012
10.Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (CA) 5,697,258,026 12/31/2012
11.The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (NY) 5,556,152,571 12/31/2012
12.Bloomberg Philanthropies (NY) 4,242,746,954 12/31/2012
13.The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust (NY) 4,241,501,002 03/31/2013
14.Tulsa Community Foundation (OK) 3,729,789,000 12/31/2012
15.The Rockefeller Foundation (NY) 3,695,617,868 12/31/2012
16.The California Endowment (CA) 3,562,148,280 03/31/2013
17.The Kresge Foundation (MI) 3,301,625,267 12/31/2012
18.Margaret A. Cargill Foundation (MN) 2,954,027,761 12/31/2012
19.The Duke Endowment (NC) 2,948,446,116 12/31/2012
20.Silicon Valley Community Foundation (CA) 2,903,166,000 12/31/2012
21.Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Inc. (GA) 2,841,725,477 12/31/2012
22.Carnegie Corporation of New York (NY) 2,764,431,433 09/30/2012
23.Foundation to Promote Open Society (NY) 2,709,320,378 12/31/2012
24.The Annie E. Casey Foundation (MD) 2,666,068,266 12/31/2012
25.John Templeton Foundation (PA) 2,555,855,497 12/31/2012
26.The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation (NE) 2,384,070,265 12/31/2012
27.Charles Stewart Mott Foundation (MI) 2,304,865,937 12/31/2012
28.Kimbell Art Foundation (TX) 2,254,647,166 12/31/2012
29.Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (CA) 2,230,883,024 12/31/2012
30.Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation (OK) 2,208,464,518 12/31/2012
31.The New York Community Trust (NY) 2,147,925,714 12/31/2012
32.John S. and James L. Knight Foundation (FL) 2,099,590,969 12/31/2012
33.The Simons Foundation (NY) 2,083,631,666 12/31/2012
34.The McKnight Foundation (MN) 2,063,472,860 12/31/2012
35.Casey Family Programs (WA) 2,061,764,408 12/31/2012
36.Richard King Mellon Foundation (PA) 2,060,318,008 12/31/2012
37.The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc. (MD) 2,046,251,873 02/28/2013
38.The William Penn Foundation (PA) 2,019,462,152 12/31/2012
39.Walton Family Foundation, Inc. (AR) 1,999,066,369 12/31/2012
40.The Cleveland Foundation (OH) 1,883,022,162 12/31/2012
41.Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (MO) 1,880,334,000 12/31/2012
42.The Chicago Community Trust (IL) 1,804,362,755 09/30/2012
43.Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (NY) 1,734,238,378 12/31/2012
44.Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (NY) 1,726,653,990 12/31/2012
45.The James Irvine Foundation (CA) 1,675,267,930 12/31/2012
46.Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation (CA) 1,658,457,965 12/31/2012
47.Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (MO) 1,636,468,707 12/31/2012
48.Annenberg Foundation (CA) 1,623,162,045 12/31/2012
49.The Wyss Foundation (DC) 1,558,634,475 12/31/2012
50.Houston Endowment Inc. (TX) 1,545,616,901 12/31/2012
51.The Columbus Foundation and Affiliated Organizations (OH) 1,520,768,529 12/31/2012
52.The Oregon Community Foundation (OR) 1,487,686,157 12/31/2012
53.The Heinz Endowments (PA) 1,466,928,593 12/31/2012
54.The Wallace Foundation (NY) 1,398,955,579 12/31/2012
55.Marin Community Foundation (CA) 1,333,725,159 06/30/2012
56.California Community Foundation (CA) 1,315,930,000 06/30/2013
57.Barr Foundation (MA) 1,313,184,018 12/31/2012
58.Laura and John Arnold Foundation (TX) 1,294,738,157 12/31/2012
59.Daniels Fund (CO) 1,285,511,708 12/31/2012
60.The Starr Foundation (NY) 1,273,521,260 12/31/2012
61.The Moody Foundation (TX) 1,241,224,220 12/31/2012
62.The Brown Foundation, Inc. (TX) 1,183,267,396 06/30/2013
63.The San Francisco Foundation (CA) 1,183,262,000 06/30/2013
64.The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc. (OK) 1,172,213,441 12/31/2012
65.George Lucas Family Foundation (CA) 1,141,488,469 12/31/2012
66.Lumina Foundation (IN) 1,137,783,686 12/31/2012
67.W. M. Keck Foundation (CA) 1,105,733,000 12/31/2012
68.The JPB Foundation (NY) 1,096,930,211 12/31/2012
69.The Anschutz Foundation (CO) 1,066,522,739 11/30/2012
70.Foundation For The Carolinas (NC) 1,016,512,373 12/31/2012
71.Bat Hanadiv Foundation No. 3 (NY) 998,031,857 12/31/2012
72.Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc. (TX) 982,331,000 06/30/2013
73.The Ahmanson Foundation (CA) 978,757,893 10/31/2012
74.Cummings Foundation, Inc. (MA) 978,394,250 12/31/2012
75.Shimon ben Joseph Foundation (CA) 973,736,964 12/31/2012
76.The Broad Art Foundation (CA) 937,124,622 12/31/2012
77.The Pittsburgh Foundation (PA) 905,146,642 12/31/2012
78.Boston Foundation, Inc. (MA) 896,216,000 06/30/2013
79.The J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation, Inc. (OK) 881,428,547 08/31/2013
80.The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation (NY) 874,648,385 09/30/2012
81.Druckenmiller Foundation (NY) 866,525,510 11/30/2012
82.M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust (WA) 863,986,859 12/31/2012
83.The California Wellness Foundation (CA) 847,982,323 12/31/2012
84.The Joyce Foundation (IL) 832,164,870 12/31/2012
85.Hall Family Foundation (MO) 822,884,571 12/31/2012
86.Surdna Foundation, Inc. (NY) 814,855,442 06/30/2012
87.Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (CT) 810,709,993 12/31/2012
88.The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation (TX) 803,631,256 12/31/2012
89.Robertson Foundation (NY) 801,679,030 11/30/2012
90.Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc. (NY) 800,956,943 12/31/2012
91.Otto Bremer Foundation (MN) 795,565,635 12/31/2012
92.The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta (GA) 793,327,000 12/31/2012
93.Bush Foundation (MN) 780,000,000 12/31/2012
94.The Freedom Forum, Inc. (DC) 765,567,826 12/31/2012
95.The Henry Luce Foundation, Inc. (NY) 764,393,011 12/31/2012
96.The ZOOM Foundation (CT) 738,246,659 06/30/2013
97.The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation (DC) 728,428,540 04/30/2013
98.Engelstad Family Foundation (NV) 728,328,702 12/31/2012
99.Tosa Foundation (CA) 727,037,004 12/31/2012
100.The Ford Family Foundation (OR) 721,115,314 12/31/2012

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