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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 May 16, 2015. 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) $3,320,725,374 12/31/2013
2.The Bristol-Myers Squibb Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (NY) 811,433,684 12/31/2013
3.The Abbvie Patient Assistance Foundation (IL) 783,366,952 12/31/2013
4.Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (NJ) 711,632,110 12/31/2013
5.Lilly Cares Foundation, Inc. (IN) 697,004,928 12/31/2013
6.Merck Patient Assistance Program, Inc. (NJ) 686,800,564 12/31/2013
7.Genentech Access To Care Foundation (CA) 680,278,040 12/31/2013
8.Pfizer Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (NY) 668,050,404 12/31/2013
9.GlaxoSmithKline Patient Access Programs Foundation (PA) 599,953,667 12/31/2012
10.Ford Foundation (NY) 560,335,883 12/31/2013
11.Sanofi Foundation for North America (NJ) 485,359,572 12/31/2013
12.Novartis Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (NJ) 452,981,816 12/31/2013
13.The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation (NE) 450,319,788 12/31/2013
14.Foundation to Promote Open Society (NY) 380,512,799 12/31/2013
15.Silicon Valley Community Foundation (CA) 362,390,000 12/31/2013
16.The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (NJ) 337,561,658 12/31/2013
17.Walton Family Foundation, Inc. (AR) 311,719,212 12/31/2013
18.The David and Lucile Packard Foundation (CA) 295,015,267 12/31/2013
19.W. K. Kellogg Foundation (MI) 294,891,874 08/31/2014
20.Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (CA) 272,332,512 12/31/2013
21.Lilly Endowment Inc. (IN) 270,300,000 12/31/2013
22.The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (CA) 240,100,000 12/31/2013
23.The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (NY) 234,372,144 12/31/2013
24.Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (MO) 234,274,371 12/31/2013
25.The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (IL) 218,542,721 12/31/2013
26.The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust (NY) 210,352,475 03/31/2013
27.Bloomberg Philanthropies (NY) 204,007,709 12/31/2013
28.Wells Fargo Foundation (CA) 186,775,875 12/31/2013
29.The Wal-Mart Foundation, Inc. (AR) 182,859,236 01/31/2013
30.The California Endowment (CA) 182,809,047 03/31/2014
31.Foundation For The Carolinas (NC) 180,272,727 12/31/2013
32.Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation, Inc. (CT) 179,977,010 12/31/2013
33.Simons Foundation (NY) 179,640,382 12/31/2013
34.The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc. (NC) 175,299,789 12/31/2012
35.California Community Foundation (CA) 164,428,000 06/30/2013
36.Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Inc. (GA) 155,816,887 12/31/2013
37.The Chicago Community Trust (IL) 150,313,429 09/30/2013
38.The New York Community Trust (NY) 144,241,100 12/31/2013
39.The Rockefeller Foundation (NY) 137,817,790 12/31/2013
40.Camp Foundation (CA) 135,600,000 06/30/2013
41.The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta (GA) 134,633,871 12/31/2013
42.Carnegie Corporation of New York (NY) 130,380,545 09/30/2013
43.The Kresge Foundation (MI) 130,183,827 12/31/2013
44.The Duke Endowment (NC) 127,729,045 12/31/2013
45.GE Foundation (CT) 124,512,065 12/31/2013
46.The JPMorgan Chase Foundation (NY) 115,516,001 12/31/2012
47.Charles Stewart Mott Foundation (MI) 114,442,289 12/31/2013
48.Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation (CA) 111,692,581 12/31/2013
49.Tulsa Community Foundation (OK) 110,512,000 12/31/2012
50.Dalio Foundation, Inc. (CT) 108,725,643 12/31/2013
51.John S. and James L. Knight Foundation (FL) 107,825,135 12/31/2013
52.Tosa Foundation (CA) 106,694,973 12/31/2013
53.Boston Foundation, Inc. (MA) 105,365,000 06/30/2013
54.Howard G. Buffett Foundation (IL) 103,284,879 12/31/2013
55.John Templeton Foundation (PA) 102,905,224 12/31/2013
56.The Sherwood Foundation (NE) 101,964,342 12/31/2013
57.Jerome L. Greene Foundation, Inc. (NY) 100,947,352 12/31/2013
58.Robertson Foundation (NY) 99,597,042 11/30/2013
59.Richard King Mellon Foundation (PA) 99,152,041 12/31/2013
60.Greater Houston Community Foundation (TX) 98,934,435 12/31/2013
61.The Coca-Cola Foundation, Inc. (GA) 98,175,501 12/31/2013
62.The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc. (MD) 96,929,767 02/28/2014
63.The Columbus Foundation and Affiliated Organizations (OH) 95,963,350 12/31/2012
64.The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region (DC) 95,397,756 03/31/2013
65.Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (CA) 92,000,000 12/31/2013
66.The Annie E. Casey Foundation (MD) 91,376,518 12/31/2013
67.The San Francisco Foundation (CA) 86,830,000 06/30/2013
68.The McKnight Foundation (MN) 86,598,229 12/31/2013
69.The Starr Foundation (NY) 83,168,245 12/31/2013
70.Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc. (TX) 82,493,000 06/30/2013
71.Edward C. Johnson Fund (NH) 82,350,200 12/31/2013
72.Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (NY) 82,091,585 12/31/2013
73.The Cleveland Foundation (OH) 81,368,990 12/31/2013
74.Dr. Miriam & Sheldon G. Adelson Charitable Trust (NV) 80,729,814 12/31/2013
75.Open Society Institute (NY) 80,651,923 12/31/2013
76.Laura and John Arnold Foundation (TX) 80,519,024 12/31/2013
77.The William Penn Foundation (PA) 80,099,460 12/31/2013
78.Genzyme Charitable Foundation, Inc. (MA) 78,603,357 12/31/2013
79.Citi Foundation (NY) 78,372,150 12/31/2013
80.The JPB Foundation (NY) 78,051,333 12/31/2013
81.The James Irvine Foundation (CA) 77,952,786 12/31/2013
82.Omaha Community Foundation (NE) 75,638,463 12/31/2012
83.Paulson Family Foundation (NY) 75,397,333 12/31/2013
84.Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (NY) 75,080,723 12/31/2013
85.The Brown Foundation, Inc. (TX) 74,487,624 06/30/2014
86.Druckenmiller Foundation (NY) 74,469,500 11/30/2013
87.The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation (TX) 72,785,040 12/31/2013
88.ExxonMobil Foundation (TX) 72,747,966 12/31/2013
89.Annenberg Foundation (CA) 70,030,812 12/31/2013
90.The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (OH) 69,133,479 12/31/2013
91.S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation (CA) 66,295,728 12/31/2013
92.The Oregon Community Foundation (OR) 66,052,201 12/31/2013
93.The Seattle Foundation (WA) 65,653,979 12/31/2013
94.NoVo Foundation (NY) 65,199,037 12/31/2013
95.Houston Endowment Inc. (TX) 64,484,305 12/31/2013
96.The Denver Foundation (CO) 64,306,537 12/31/2012
97.Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation (OK) 64,025,508 12/31/2013
98.The Marcus Foundation, Inc. (GA) 63,476,807 12/31/2013
99.Marin Community Foundation (CA) 62,536,631 06/30/2013
100.The Wallace Foundation (NY) 61,462,148 12/31/2013

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