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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 1, 2016. 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) $3,439,671,894 12/31/2014
2.Silicon Valley Community Foundation (CA) 956,834,000 12/31/2014
3.The Abbvie Patient Assistance Foundation (IL) 853,356,401 12/31/2014
4.The Bristol-Myers Squibb Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (NY) 811,433,684 12/31/2013
5.Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (NJ) 711,632,110 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) 625,427,284 12/31/2013
10.Ford Foundation (NY) 518,380,000 12/31/2014
11.Lilly Cares Foundation, Inc. (IN) 503,299,479 12/31/2014
12.Sanofi Foundation for North America (NJ) 485,359,572 12/31/2013
13.Novartis Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (NJ) 456,825,176 12/31/2014
14.The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (CA) 434,000,000 12/31/2014
15.The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation (NE) 416,440,853 12/31/2014
16.Foundation to Promote Open Society (NY) 410,571,424 12/31/2014
17.Soros Fund Charitable Foundation (NY) 392,763,581 12/31/2014
18.Walton Family Foundation, Inc. (AR) 360,527,538 12/31/2014
19.The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (NJ) 346,240,905 12/31/2014
20.Foundation For The Carolinas (NC) 341,637,974 12/31/2014
21.Lilly Endowment Inc. (IN) 333,630,649 12/31/2014
22.W. K. Kellogg Foundation (MI) 294,891,874 08/31/2014
23.The David and Lucile Packard Foundation (CA) 291,696,462 12/31/2014
24.Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (MO) 263,297,742 12/31/2014
25.Richard F. Aster, Jr. Foundation (DE) 237,184,561 12/31/2014
26.The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (NY) 231,841,178 12/31/2014
27.Simons Foundation (NY) 230,753,645 12/31/2014
28.The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (IL) 222,512,603 12/31/2014
29.The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust (NY) 222,276,985 03/31/2014
30.Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (CA) 220,660,096 12/31/2014
31.Wells Fargo Foundation (CA) 189,380,780 12/31/2014
32.The California Endowment (CA) 182,809,047 03/31/2014
33.The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc. (NC) 175,729,430 12/31/2014
34.The Chicago Community Trust (IL) 170,984,481 09/30/2014
35.The Wal-Mart Foundation, Inc. (AR) 168,582,621 01/31/2014
36.John Templeton Foundation (PA) 162,661,045 12/31/2014
37.Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation (CA) 158,312,966 12/31/2014
38.The New York Community Trust (NY) 157,785,699 12/31/2014
39.California Community Foundation (CA) 154,637,000 06/30/2015
40.Howard G. Buffett Foundation (IL) 154,468,143 12/31/2014
41.The Rockefeller Foundation (NY) 150,273,949 12/31/2014
42.Margaret A. Cargill Foundation (MN) 150,262,767 12/31/2014
43.Bloomberg Philanthropies (NY) 148,656,213 12/31/2014
44.Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation, Inc. (CT) 147,303,795 12/31/2014
45.The Columbus Foundation and Affiliated Organizations (OH) 142,852,835 12/31/2014
46.The Duke Endowment (NC) 140,022,719 12/31/2014
47.The Kresge Foundation (MI) 139,954,047 12/31/2014
48.Tosa Foundation (CA) 136,485,411 12/31/2014
49.Omaha Community Foundation (NE) 93,239,633 12/31/2014
50.The JPMorgan Chase Foundation (NY) 130,855,483 12/31/2013
51.Tulsa Community Foundation (OK) 130,381,000 12/31/2013
52.Richard King Mellon Foundation (PA) 127,606,870 12/31/2014
53.Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Inc. (GA) 121,526,450 12/31/2014
54.The JPB Foundation (NY) 117,636,163 12/31/2014
55.John S. and James L. Knight Foundation (FL) 115,976,297 12/31/2014
56.Dalio Foundation, Inc. (CT) 115,546,630 12/31/2014
57.S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation (CA) 113,408,702 12/31/2014
58.Boston Foundation, Inc. (MA) 110,566,000 06/30/2014
59.The William Penn Foundation (PA) 110,498,440 12/31/2014
60.The Annie E. Casey Foundation (MD) 108,960,325 12/31/2014
61.GE Foundation (CT) 108,401,652 12/31/2014
62.The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta (GA) 106,184,431 12/31/2014
63.Dr. Miriam & Sheldon G. Adelson Charitable Trust (NV) 102,474,685 12/31/2014
64.The Cleveland Foundation (OH) 101,651,046 12/31/2014
65.The Sherwood Foundation (NE) 101,204,510 12/31/2014
66.Jerome L. Greene Foundation, Inc. (NY) 100,947,352 12/31/2013
67.Van Andel Fund, Inc. (MI) 10,000,000 12/31/2013
68.Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (CA) 99,964,754 12/31/2014
69.Robertson Foundation (NY) 99,597,042 11/30/2013
70.Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan (MI) 98,825,307 12/31/2014
71.The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc. (MD) 96,929,767 02/28/2014
72.Carnegie Corporation of New York (NY) 96,890,716 09/30/2014
73.Adelson Family Foundation (MA) 94,520,295 12/31/2014
74.The San Francisco Foundation (CA) 93,656,000 06/30/2014
75.Greater Houston Community Foundation (TX) 92,908,236 12/31/2014
76.The Coca-Cola Foundation, Inc. (GA) 90,518,700 12/31/2014
77.Community Foundation of Greater Memphis (TN) 88,852,907 04/30/2014
78.The McKnight Foundation (MN) 88,691,875 12/31/2014
79.The James Irvine Foundation (CA) 87,597,151 12/31/2014
80.NoVo Foundation (NY) 87,390,400 12/31/2014
81.The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region (DC) 86,494,811 03/31/2015
82.Houston Endowment Inc. (TX) 85,843,061 12/31/2014
83.Laura and John Arnold Foundation (TX) 85,348,365 12/31/2014
84.The Wyss Foundation (DC) 83,596,632 12/31/2014
85.The Minneapolis Foundation (MN) 81,934,063 03/31/2015
86.Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (NY) 81,020,576 12/31/2014
87.Open Society Institute (NY) 80,651,923 12/31/2013
88.Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (NY) 79,932,538 12/31/2014
89.The Starr Foundation (NY) 79,780,006 12/31/2014
90.Genzyme Charitable Foundation, Inc. (MA) 78,603,357 12/31/2013
91.Citi Foundation (NY) 78,000,000 12/31/2014
92.Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc. (TX) 75,894,000 06/30/2014
93.Druckenmiller Foundation (NY) 75,400,700 11/30/2014
94.ExxonMobil Foundation (TX) 75,212,563 12/31/2014
95.Vollmer Foundation, Inc. (FL) 75,160,635 12/31/2014
96.The Heinz Endowments (PA) 73,537,684 12/31/2014
97.Charles Stewart Mott Foundation (MI) 72,899,255 12/31/2014
98.The Oregon Community Foundation (OR) 72,210,722 12/31/2014
99.Annenberg Foundation (CA) 71,678,320 12/31/2014
100.Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (MO) 71,555,000 12/31/2014

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