PHILANTHROPIC (LARGE)

Doris Duke Foundation  http://fdncenter.org/grantmaker/dorisduke/index.html

The Annie E. Casey Foundation  http://www.aecf.org/

The California Endowment   http://www.calendow.com/

California HealthCare Foundation  http://www.chcf.org/

The California Wellness Foundation  http://www.tcwf.org/

The Council on Foundations  http://www.cof.org/

The Foundation Center  http://fdncenter.org/

Foundations On-Line  http://www.foundations.org/

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation http://www.rwjf.org/index.jsp

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation  http://www.kff.org/

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation  http://www.wkkf.org/

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation  http://www.macfound.org/index.htm

The David and Lucille Packard Foundation  http://www.packfound.org/

The Pew Charitable Trusts  http://www.pewtrusts.com/

 

CORPORATE

  1. Abbott Laboratories Fund - Areas of interest include human health and welfare, elementary, secondary and higher education, and culture, the arts and civic activities.  http://www.abbott.com/community/lab_fund.html

 

  1. Adobe Community Relations Council - Site provides information on Adobe software product donations. http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/philanthropy/main.html

 

  1. The Adolph Coors Foundation - The Adolph Coors Foundation contains the annual report along with guidelines and procedures to apply for grants. http://www.adolphcoors.org/
  2. The Aetna Foundation - Funding interest areas include health, education, and the arts. Site provides grantmaking guidelines. http://www.aetna.com/foundation/
  3. Agrilink Foods: Philanthropy and Community Service - Areas include health, community services, education, youth, agricultural research and cultural programs. Site features grant request criteria. http://www.agrilinkfoods.com/corp/about/community/
  4. Alcoa Foundation - Offers research grants to research improvements in the prodcution of aluminum metal. Site includes rules for proposal submission and giving guidelines.  http://www.alcoa.com/global/en/community/foundation.asp
  5. Alliant Energy - Funds grants in education, human services, and community and cultural affairs. Site features guidelines, how-to information, and corporate giving reports. http://www.alliantenergy.com/community
  6. ALZA Corporation Community Relations - Charitable contributions and collaborations in areas including education, health and human services, science, and arts and culture. http://www.alza.com/wt/tert.zoo?page_name=community
  7. Ameren Corporation Charitable Trust - Funding areas involve education, services for youth, services for the elderly and on the environment.  http://www.ameren.com/COMMUNITY/nonprofit.asp
  8. American Express Company - Priorities for funding include community service, cultural heritage, and programs that encourage and develop economic self-reliance. http://www.americanexpress.com/corp/philanthropy/
  9. Ameritech Community Involvement - Funds programs that "improve education, economic development and quality of life." http://www.sbc.com/Community/SBC_Foundation/0,2951,7,00.html
  10. AOL Time Warner Foundation and Corporate Citizenship - Funds a variety of areas, including children and family, healthcare, and information technology for underserved populations. http://aoltimewarnerfoundation.org/
  11. Ashland Foundation - Funds programs in education, health and the arts and is a sponsor of the ARTS program in Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia. http://www.ashland.com/community/
  12. AT&T Foundation - Grantmaking areas include education, arts and culture, and civic and community service. http://www.att.com/foundation/
  13. Averitt Express Associates Charities - Our philosophy of "Our Driving Force is People" extends beyond our customers and associates. We believe in giving back to our communities through the efforts of Averitt Cares, Averitt Express Associate Charities. http://www.averittexpress.com/AverittCares.htm
  14. Avon Foundation - Supports women's programs in four categories, including health, education, community and social services, and arts and culture. http://www.avon.com/about/women/foundation/foundation.html
  15. Baxter Allegiance Foundation - Interests include children, health education, and health care. http://www.baxter.com/investors/citizenship/index.html
  16. Bayer Foundation - Grantmaking in three areas: "civic and community programs; science education and workforce development; and the arts, arts education and culture." http://www.bayerus.com/about/index.html
  17. Bechtel Foundation - Primary areas of interest feature youth and educational programs, particularly math and science education, and to selected colleges and universities, specifically engineering and business programs. http://www.bechtel.com/bechfoun.html
  18. BellSouth Foundation - Funds programs located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. http://www.bellsouthcorp.com/bsf/
  19. Ben & Jerry's Foundation - Funding interests are focused on "grass roots organizing" in communities. Site includes guidelines and an application form. http://www2.benjerry.com/foundation/index.html
  20. Boston Globe Foundation - Supports youth programs based in Boston, Cambridge, Somerville and Chelsea, primarily in low-income neighborhoods. http://www.boston.com/extranet/foundation/index.html
  21. Carolina Power and Light Co. - Supports programs in education, economic development and the environment in the company service area. http://www.cplc.com/community/grant.html
  22. Coca-Cola and Reading is Fundamental - Coca-Cola with Reading is Fundamental is providing children with quality books and helping to prepare and motivate them to read. http://www.youthdevelopment.coca-cola.com/
  23. Community Involvement - Grant information from the Boston Gas Company. http://www.easterngas.com/answers/body/community.htm#BOSTON GAS GRANT 
  24. Conservation Alliance - Group of outdoor businesses whose collective contributions support grassroots citizen-action groups and their efforts to protect wild and natural areas where outdoor enthusiasts recreate. http://www.conservationalliance.com/
  25. The Dell Foundation - Funds community and children's programs in central Texas. http://www.dell.com/us/en/gen/corporate/vision_000_foundation.htm
  26. Deloitte and Touche Foundation - Provides for nonprofit organizations which support teaching and research in accounting, business, and related fields. http://www.dttus.com/us/career/dtfounda.htm
  27. DuPont Philanthropy - Dedicated to funding programs in community service, the environment, and education. http://www.dupont.com/corp/social/outreach/index.html
  28. eBay Foundation - Site includes information on funding for children, education, volunteerism, economic and community revitalization, and the environment. http://pages.ebay.com/aboutebay98/foundation/index.html
  29. EDS Technology Grants - Features information on grants to schoolteachers of children ages 6 through 12 for the purchase of "information technology products and services that will improve their pupils' ability to learn." http://www.eds.com/community_affairs/com_tech_grants.shtml
  30. Entertainment Industry Foundation - Funds programs in a variety of areas, including education and children's services, the arts, community service, the environment, AIDS, and literacy.  http://www.eifoundation.org/
  31. Ernst and Young Foundation - Philanthropic tradition of investing in higher education, our communities, and numerous civic and cultural organizations http://www.ey.com/global/gcr.nsf/US/Foundation_-_About_E&Y_-_Ernst_&_Young_LLP
  32. ExxonMobil - Makes direct contributions to charitable organizations in the U.S. and also funds the Exxon Education Foundation. http://www.ey.com/global/gcr.nsf/US/Foundation_-_About_E&Y_-_Ernst_&_Young_LLP
  33. Farmers Insurance - Grants - Site features application guidelines and information on supported programs. http://www.farmers.com/FarmComm/content/CC010015.jsp
  34. The Fieldstone Foundation - Funds programs which deal specifically with projects for children and families, including drug and alcohol abuse, child abuse, community violence, and school retention.  http://www.fieldstone-homes.com/foundation/
  35. Ford Motor Company - Program support provided to projects in the areas of education, the environment, civic affairs, health and welfare, and arts and the humanities. http://www2.ford.com/default.asp?pageid=238
  36. Gannett Foundation - Funds projects in a variety of areas in communities in which Gannett "has a local daily newspaper, broadcast station or cable TV operation."
  37. GE Fund - Areas of funding interest include education, arts and culture, and public policy. http://www.gannettfoundation.org/
  38. Genentech, Inc. - Provides grants through two foundations: Genentech Foundation for Biomedical Sciences and Genentech Foundation for Human Growth and Development. http://www.gene.com/gene/about/community/corp-contributions.jsp
  39. General Mills - Community Action - Funding priorities include family life, education, arts and culture, and health and nutrition. Site includes grant listings http://www.generalmills.com/corporate/about/community/  and criteria.  http://www.generalmills.com/corporate/about/community/
  40. The John Deere Foundation - Contributes to human services, community development, educational enterprises, and cultural opportunities. http://www.deere.com/en_US/compinfo/johndeere_foundations/contributions_index.html
  41. The Kaitlin Marie Bell Foundation - A non-profit, tax-exempt organization which supports the needs of medically and/or physically challenged children, providing financial assistance for recipients who are unable to afford equipment and/or services. http://www.kmbfoundation.org/
  42. Monsanto Fund - Monsanto Fund is the philanthropic arm of Monsanto Company. Supports varied organizations around the globe with the goal to improve people's lives by bridging the gap between their needs and their resources. http://www.monsantofund.org/
  43. New York Life Foundation - The philanthropic vehicle through which New York Life Insurance Company contributes to communities in need.  http://www.newyorklife.com/foundation/
  44. Verizon Foundation - Supports all qualified nonprofit organizations with a valid tax-exempt ID, 501(C)3 with a goal of assisting communities in the United States.  http://foundation.verizon.com/

 

 

COMMUNITY

  1. Alaska Conservation Foundation - Receives and awards grants throughout the Alaska to protect Alaska's ecosystems and promote sustainable livelihoods for Alaska communities and people.
  2. Albuquerque Community Foundation - Nonprofit philanthropic organization operating primarily as a permanent collection of endowed funds for the long-term benefit of the Albuquerque community.
  3. Appalachian Community Fund - Provides grants to groups promoting progressive community change in the central region of Appalachia, including eastern Kentucky, southwest Virginia, east Tennessee and all of West Virginia.
  4. Arizona Community Foundation - Grantmaking activities aimed at Arizona communities to assist in developing projects in the arts, environment, economic development and the humanities. Includes basic grant information, guidelines and application.
  5. ATR Foundation - Supports community based organizations in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming. Includes grant resources, application, and contact information.
  6. The Aurora Foundation - Publicly supported, Illlinois community trust supporting worthwhile projects in the foundation's service area. Include donor, funding and financial information, grantmaking guidelines, and scholarship procedures.
  7. Baltimore Community Foundation - A collection of charitable funds benefiting the Greater Baltimore, Maryland, region
  8. The Boston Foundation - Committed to development of community in and around the City of Boston, Massachusetts.
  9. Bread and Roses Community Fund - A partnership of donors and activitists committed to supporting social change in the Delaware Valley.
  10. California Community Foundation - Established in 1915, was Los Angeles's first grantmaking institution and is the country's second-oldest community foundation.
  11. Central Indiana Community Foundation - A collaborative effort between community foundations serving Marion County and Hamilton County, Indiana. The founding partners are committed to a structure that sustains local engagement, leadership, and capacity, while supporting an expanded level of philanthropic service and growth for the region.
  12. Claremont Community Foundation - private nonprofit organization which accepts tax-deductible gifts from individuals, families, small businesses, corporations, and other organizations seeking to maximize their long-term philanthropic impact.
  13. The Columbus Foundation - community foundation serving donors and communities primarily in central Ohio as a charitable trust and nonprofit corporation.
  14. Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country - A nonprofit community corporation created by and for the people of the Texas Hill Country. Formerly the Kerrville Area Community Trust.
  15. The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven - Provides local donors the opportunity to engage in philanthropy in a variety of ways. The Community Foundation engages in three principle activities: grantmaking, convening and capacity building.
  16. Community Foundation for Muskegon County - Managing endowments and focuses on improving the quality of life in Muskegon County, Michigan. Covers benefits and plans for giving, grant application process and principles.
  17. Community Foundation for Oak Park - Supporting Agoura, California with volunteers and grants since 1979.
  18. The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties - serves Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Florida, with creative, visionary, and sensitive grants that address the rapidly evolving needs of an area which is experiencing dynamic growth and rapid social change.
  19. Community Foundation for the National Capital Region - Serves metro Washington, DC. Facilitates individual and organizational giving via charitable grantmaking funds, distributes grants to nonprofit organizations, and convenes meetings on current local issues.
  20. The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham (Alabama) - Makes grants to nonprofit organizations in the fields of arts, education, environment, health care, human services and public-society benefit, and assists donors in establishing funds for grantmaking.
  21. Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga - Invests in the community through grantmaking from its endowment. The foundation also assists concerned citizens, businesses and organizations with their charitable goals.
  22. Community Foundation of Greater Flint - Improving the quality of life in Genesee County, Michigan. Covers mission and principles, list of funds and their donors, and how to make a contribution.
  23. Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro - Serving Greensboro, North Carolina for present and future generations. Covers donor services, grant guidelines, special programs and financial advisor information.
  24. Community Foundation of Greater Kingston - Investment income is distributed to a wide range of community organizations through grants.
  25. Community Foundation of Greater Rochester - Serving Rochester, Michigan. Contains an overview of operations, grant application procedure and methods of donating.
  26. Community Foundation of Howard County - A catalyst for stimulating and funding initiatives that improve the quality of life for citizens of Howard, Clinton, and Carroll Counties in Indiana.
  27. Community Foundation of Jackson Hole - Provides a permanent source of funding and other support for charitable organizations and scholarship recipients in the Jackson Hole, Wyoming area.
  28. The Community Foundation of Louisville - Donors help worthy Kentucky causes through philanthropy or charitable funds created with the Community Foundation of Louisville.
  29. The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee - non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in Middle Tennessee.
  30. The Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County - Partners with donors to build endowed funds which support local nonprofit programs in humanities, health, human services, education, historic preservation, community development, and the environment.
  31. The Community Foundation of Sarasota County (Florida) - Encouraging permanent charitable endowment to meet local needs.
  32. Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore - Strengthening communities in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties, Maryland. Includes information for donors, an overview of types of grants and application.
  33. Community Foundation of the Ozarks - A collection of charitable funds that serves as the primary vehicle for philanthropy in SW Missouri.
  34. Community Foundation of Western North Carolina - Creating a pool of charitable capital available for the eighteen western counties of the state. Information for advisors, donors, grants, and scholarships.
  35. Community Foundation Serving Coastal South Carolina - A public foundation that fosters philanthropy throughout coastal South Carolina.
  36. Community Foundation Silicon Valley - An independent, public benefit (nonprofit) organization providing grants for various local needs. Also serves as a convener and catalyst, leveraging new funds and creating partnerships to enable residents to solve community problems.
  37. Comox Valley Community Foundation - A local charity whose goal is to enrich the quality of life in the Comox Valley using grants, funds and charitable donations.
  38. Dan Culver Follow Your Dream Foundation - Private Foundation formed after climber Dan Culver died on K2 in 1993. Dedicated to promoting youth leadership and environmental stewardship.
  39. Delaware Community Foundation - Connecting people who care with humanitarian, educational, health and cultural organizations in the state. Includes news, and how to start a fund or apply for a grant.
  40. Denver Foundation - A community foundation for metropolitan Denver. Receives contributions and donations. Invests and manages endowment funds. Creates donor funds. Makes grants to nonprofit organizations.
  41. East Bay Community Foundation - A permanent endowment of charitable funds dedicated to improving the human condition in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, California
  42. El Paso Community Foundation - charitable vehicle which provides ways for donors to meet current and future community needs in accordance with their own philanthropic interests.
  43. Foundation For The Carolinas - A philanthropic organization that manages charitable resources for individuals and groups in the Carolinas, identifies community needs, makes grants to nonprofits.
  44. Foundation for the Mid South - makes grants "to build the capacity of communities, organizations, and individuals" throughout the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
  45. Glendale Community Foundation - Serving Glendale, La Crescenta, La Cañada Flintridge, Montrose, and Verdugo City, California. Includes recent projects, list of board and staff members.
  46. Grand Island Community Foundation - Functioning on a neutral basis orchestrating charitable activities in Hall County, Nebraska. Contains a list of current projects, wish lists, and scholarship application.
  47. Greater Des Moines (Iowa) Community Foundation - A charitable public foundation, established by community stakeholders for the purpose of improving the quality of life in Greater Des Moines by initiating programs, coordinating resources and supporting organizations that enhance education, community betterment, arts and culture, health, and human services.
  48. The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation - Connects philanthropic donations to charitable funds that promote the greater Kansas City welfare.
  49. The Greater Milwaukee Foundation - Makes grants to Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington Counties in Wisconsin in the areas of health and human services, education, arts and culture, economic development, conservation, employment and training.
  50. Guide to SRI: Community Investment - Socially Responsible Investment database of both grant making and low interest lenders.
  51. Gulf Coast Community Foundation (Mississippi) - Contains information and instructions for donors and professional advisors regarding philanthropy. Also contains financial calculators, articles, community calendar, and community information.
  52. Hilton Head Island Foundation - A growing, community-supported, nonprofit endowment of resources for the betterment of the Hilton Head, SC community.
  53. Humboldt Area Foundation - Working for social, economic and environmental prosperity for California's north coast. Covers grant programs, news and scholarship information.
  54. Lincoln Community Foundation - Seeks to give every person and nonprofit organization in Lincoln the opportunity to become involved in long-term community betterment by supporting their favorite charities well beyond the next generation.
  55. Lubbock Area Foundation - A community foundation that helps South Plains residents carry out their long term philanthropic goals.
  56. Macon County Community Foundation - Information about this Franklin, NC grant-maker, its local family of charitable endowments, and its affiliation with the North Carolina Community Foundation.
  57. Magic Johnson Foundation - Promoting the health, social, and educational well-being of urban youth.
  58. Maine Community Foundation - Located in Ellsworth, Maine. Goal of the Foundation is to increase and encourage Philanthropy in Maine. Gives out grants, endowments, loans and scholarships to Maine people and organizations.
  59. Marin Community Foundation - Serving as a bridge between donors and institutions with a mission to improve quality of life. Contains background, resources, grants and programs, and how to donate.
  60. The Midland Foundation - Established to support the charitable, cultural, educational, recreational and scientific needs of the Midland area with grants and scholarships.
  61. The Minneapolis Foundation - A philanthropic center for Minnesota. Includes goals, donor fund information, and grant proposal guidelines.
  62. Montgomery County (Texas) Community Foundation - Administers individual funds contributed or bequeathed to it by individuals, corporations, foundations, and other sources. The majority of these funds are held in a permanent fund used to enrich and enhance the quality of life in Montgomery County in perpetuity.
  63. North Valley Community Foundation - Facilitating philanthropy in Butte, Glenn, and Tehama counties in northern California. Covers services to nonprofits and donors, grant guidelines, and past grant recipients.
  64. Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation - Building endowments to benefit charitable needs in Chautauqua County, New York using contributions from a cross-section of the public. Covers types of grants, funds, and how to donate.
  65. The Omaha Community Foundation - A community foundation facilitating charitable giving in the greater Omaha area by creating permanent endowment funds with assets from donors who use the earned investment interest for grants and scholarships.
  66. Orange County Community Foundation - For people and organizations seeking a vehicle with which to support non-profit organizations in Orange County, California as well as a place for non-profits and individuals to find additional support.
  67. Parkersburg Area Community Foundation - Charitable endowment created by the community for the good of the communities of Calhoun, Gilmer, Doddridge, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Wirt, and Wood Counties of West Virginia, and Washington County, Ohio.
  68. The Paul Hamlyn Foundation - The Foundation has four priority areas of funding – the arts, education, publishing and overseas projects, which are mainly concentrated in India.
  69. Peninsula Community Foundation - From South San Francisco through Silicon Valley, the Peninsula Community Foundation provides the tools concerned citizens need to accomplish their charitable giving goals. The Foundation works with local donors to make grants for community needs.
  70. Philanthropic Ventures Foundation - Works with individuals, families, businesses and foundations, serving their philanthropic needs as well as initiating giving programs, anywhere in the world.
  71. Pinellas County Community Foundation - Receiving donations, overseeing investments, and distributing the net to charitable organizations. Includes overview, current funds, past grants and scholarships.
  72. Princeton Area Community Foundation - Princeton, New Jersey non-profit community foundation that exists to oversee endowment funds set up by members of its community, and to make charitable grants to local people and organizations. They are pools of funds invested for the futures of their communities
  73. Rahima Charitable and Educational Organization - Established to serve the needy, the less fortunate, and those requiring assistance; to take care of their immediate needs; and then to help them get back on their feet and become productive members of society. Its main focus is in San Francisco Bay Area, California.
  74. The Rhode Island Foundation - The Rhode Island Foundation is a testimony to the continuing generosity of Rhode Islanders. Since 1916 we have grown together an endowment, the income from which will provide support to Rhode Island institutions and initiatives today and in perpetuity.
  75. Rochester Area Community Foundation - A nonprofit institution that provides grants for a wide variety of arts, education, social service, and other civic purposes.
  76. Rose Community Foundation - Supports the health and well-being of the greater Denver, Colorado community. Grantmaking programs focus on aging, child and family development, education, health, and Jewish life.
  77. The Rose Hills Foundation - Makes grants to nonprofit agencies serving Southern California, particularly the San Gabriel Valley and East Los Angeles, in the areas of arts and culture, civic and community services, education, community-based health programs, and the advancement of knowledge. Grant guidelines provided.
  78. Saginaw Community Foundation - The Saginaw Community Foundation links donor interests and community needs through grants spanning the entire range of community concerns.
  79. The Saint Paul Foundation - Profiles service to the people of the greater Saint Paul area by building permanent charitable capital, making philanthropic grants, and providing services that contribute to the health and vitality of the community.
  80. San Diego Foundation - A community resource for charitable giving to support organizations within the San Diego, California region.
  81. San Diego Foundation for Change - Promotes change by funding and supporting small and/or emerging community-led grassroots organizations working for social, economic and environmental justice in San Diego County and the Tijuana, Mexico border region.
  82. The San Francisco Foundation - A regional community foundation serving the Bay Area.
  83. The Seattle Foundation - Established in 1946 to create an endowment to improve the quality of life for the people of the Puget Sound region.
  84. Sonoma County Community Foundation - Manages more than 180 different funds established by individual donors, community groups and nonprofit organizations. Santa Rosa, California.
  85. Sonora Area Foundation - Enabling donors to invest in the community’s future in Tuolumne County, California. Includes donor information and advised funds, recent grant recipients and application guidelines.
  86. Triangle Community Foundation - A publicly-supported nonprofit organization serving Wake, Durham, Orange, and Chatham counties of North Carolina. Includes news and information for financial advisors, donors and grantees.
  87. An Uncommon Legacy - Dedicated to the visibility, strength, and vitality of the lesbian community. Legacy invests in our future by awarding scholarships to "out" students with leadership potential, and by awarding grants to fund projects and organizations that contribute to our community's health, education and culture.
  88. Vermont Community Foundation - Provides grants and training for nonprofit organizations based in, or serving, Vermont.

 

 

EDUCATION

  1. AAAS Science and Technology Fellowships - Provide opportunities for accomplished postdoctoral to mid-career scientists and engineers to contribute to the public policymaking process.
  2. ACCES - African Canadian Continuing Education Society - A non-profit society dedicated to helping young Africans obtain the skills and education needed to benefit themselves and their society.
  3. American Association of University Women - Promotes education and equity for all women and girls. The Association takes local and national level action on the critical social issues related to its mission.
  4. Americorps (Corporation for National Service) - In return for serving the United States in humanitarian, educational, or environmental endeavors, students get awards they can use for paying off college loans, or scholarships while they are in college.
  5. The A.N.N.A. Foundation - Works to preserve the Native languages, cultures and traditions of the American Indian people.
  6. ARCS Foundation - National volunteer women's organization dedicated to helping American graduate and undergraduate students by providing scholarships in the natural sciences, medicine and engineering.
  7. Belgian American Educational Foundation - Fellowships for Belgians to study or do research in the U.S.A. or for Americans to study or do research in Belgium. Also offers an Alumni Award.
  8. Berkeley Public Education Foundation - Works to build a community supportive of schools. Offers teachers grants to enrich the learning experience for their students, and recruits.
  9. The Broad Foundation - Operating as an entrepreneurial grant-making organization, the foundation funds innovative efforts to dramatically improve governance, management, and labor relations in large urban school systems.
  10. The Center for Education Solutions - Acts to solve and support solutions by offering scholarship opportunities for undergraduate students.
  11. Children First Tennessee - Equalize educational opportunities for elementary school students in Hamilton County, Tennessee by offering low-income families partial scholarships to send their children to private school.
  12. Children's Scholarship Fund - Gifts to send thousands of US public school students to private school; working to expand educational opportunity for low-income families.
  13. Christopher S. Landre Memorial Foundation - Financial assistance to families with teenagers participating in cognitive education programs.
  14. Citizens Under Education - Provides grants to students, teachers, and schools. Offers applications and online donations.
  15. Club Foundation - Established to make increased educational opportunities for club management possible.
  16. Council of Graduate Schools - Resources for graduate students seeking grants and fellowships.
  17. Council of Independent Colleges - Provides professional and educational development services for the presidents, deans, and faculty for over 400 independent, liberal arts colleges and universities.
  18. Deep Roots Inc. Scholarship Fund - The vision of Deep Roots, Inc. is to change the lives of talented and deserving youth who would not be able to fund their education without financial aid by harnessing the power of the Internet to spread our message to potential donors, develop a philanthropic grass roots e-community and facilitate donations online.
  19. Eastern European Peoples Foundation - The Foundation was created to establish a scholarship program for the financially needy students of Eastern Europe. The Foundation is a non-profit, tax exempt, charitable organization.
  20. The Education Fund - Runs 13 programs, ranging from teacher mini-grants to large scale school reform initiatives. These programs benefit all of the 300+ schools and 19,000+ teachers in Miami-Dade County.
  21. Educational Ventures International Foundation - A donor-advised foundation that provides grants to benefit education in the developing world.
  22. Fulbright Foundation (Canada) - The official mission home page of The U.S. Embassy, Ottawa, Canada, provides information on the U.S., with an emphasis on Canada-U.S. relations. Presented by the United States Information Service.
  23. Fulbright Program - Provides grants for graduate students, scholars and professionals, and teachers and administrators from the U.S. and other countries.
  24. Girls Global Education Fund - Provides scholarships for girls in developing countries to attend primary, junior high and high school.
  25. Graduate Fellowships - Provides both undergraduate and graduate students with up-to-date information on scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards, internships and traineeships in the arts and sciences.
  26. Hertz Foundation - Private foundation which provides fellowships for use at three dozen of the world's finest universities for graduate work.
  27. Independent Accountants International - Non-profit, global association of independent accounting and business consulting firms. Awards accounting scholarships.
  28. Institute for Humane Studies - Assists undergraduate and graduate students worldwide with a special interest in individual liberty.
  29. Interactive Education Initiative - A grant program from the AOL Foundation that provides teams of educators and others with seed money to develop and implement innovative, hands-on projects that improve student performance through the integration of interactive technology into the learning environment.
  30. The Jackie Robinson Foundation - Provides comprehensive scholarships and support services to minority students enrolled at institutions of higher education.
  31. James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation - The Foundation offers James Madison Fellowships to a select group of individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution.
  32. Kosciuszko Foundation - Dedicated to promoting educational and cultural exchanges between the United States and Poland and to increasing American understanding of Polish culture and history.
  33. Monroe Scholarship Fund - Non-profit organization providing scholarship opportunities for higher education to students living in Monroe, Connecticut.
  34. NAFSA: Association of International Educators - This association promotes the exchange of students and scholars to and from the US by offering awards and scholarships.
  35. National Council for the Social Studies - Social studies resources and information from national council for the social studies.
  36. National Endowment for Financial Education - Foundation dedicated to the mission of helping all Americans acquire the information and gain the skills necessary to take control of their personal finances. Offers grants and fellowships.
  37. National Endowment for the Humanities - Information about the organization and its educational grant opportunities.
  38. National Foundation for the Improvement of Education - Grants and programs to empower innovative education employees.
  39. National Hispanic Scholarship Fund - Offers scholarship information and educational opportunities.
  40. NRA Foundation - Charitable organization in support of the shooting sports.
  41. NSEP - Graduate international fellowships enable U.S. graduate students to pursue specialization in area and language study or to add an important international dimension to their education.
  42. Organization of American States - Sponsors students from North and South America and their research in advanced study.
  43. Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation - Provides grants and scholarships to students and others who support their mission.
  44. Southern Education Foundation - For more than a century has helped secure equal educational opportunities for all, regardless of race.
  45. Spencer Foundation - Private foundation that grants funds to support research which contributes to the understanding of education and improvement of its practice.
  46. Thomas L. Conlan Education Foundation - Supports efforts to increase the number of people in Ohio and the nation who value and access education.
  47. Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund - Established to help students wishing to attend one of the 38 historically black public colleges and universities.
  48. University of Minnesota Foundation - Advances the University's mission by raising and managing private dollars for scholarships, world-class faculty, leading-edge research, new facilities, and academic programs.
  49. U.S. Rhodes Scholars - Official site of U.S. Rhodes Scholarship information. Includes biographies of each year's appointees.
  50. William T. Grant Foundation - Working to create a society that values young people and enables them to reach their full potential. It pursues this goal by investing in research and in people and projects that use evidence-based approaches. The Foundation’s primary focus areas are: Youth Development; Systems Affecting Youth; and the Public’s View of Youth.
  51. The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation - Independent, nonprofit organization, attempts to maximize human potential through education. The Foundation seeks to sponsor excellence in education and thus develop a new generation of leaders. http://www.woodrow.org/
  52. World of Knowledge Foundation, Inc. - Funding for educational scholarships, grants and materials for people in America's culturally diverse communities, foreign national students, international students and immigrants.  http://www.worldofknowledge.org/

 

Total Giving Over $10 Million

MINNESOTA

Otto Bremer Foundation
(posted: 4/22/97; last update: 10/9/02)

NEW JERSEY

F. M. Kirby Foundation, Inc.
(posted: 11/14/00)

NEW YORK

Altman Foundation
(posted: 6/13/01; last update: 10/24/01)

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
(posted: 10/20/99; last update: 10/10/02)

Charles Hayden Foundation
(posted: 3/9/98; last update: 12/20/02)

The F. B. Heron Foundation
(posted: 1/8/01; last update: 11/26/02)

The Pinkerton Foundation
(posted: 4/04/01)

The Starr Foundation
(posted: 4/12/00; last update: 7/17/02)

The Teagle Foundation, Inc.
(posted: 11/7/02)

PENNSYLVANIA

Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
(posted: 1/5/01; last update: 12/18/02)

Richard King Mellon Foundation
(posted: 7/22/99; last update: 7/2/02)

RHODE ISLAND

The Champlin Foundations
(posted: 12/4/98; last update: 11/20/02)

WEST VIRGINIA

Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
(posted: 1/5/01; last update: 12/18/02)

 

Total Giving Between $500,000 and $10 Million

CALIFORNIA

The Fred Gellert Family Foundation
(posted: 5/14/01; last update: 5/7/02)

The Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation
(posted: 4/3/97; last update: 10/23/02)

The Greenville Foundation
(posted: 12/28/98; last update: 12/18/02)

Louis R. Lurie Foundation
(posted: 10/1/01; last update: 9/5/02)

COLORADO

The Needmor Fund
(posted: 2/27/98; last update: 8/12/02)

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

The Arca Foundation
(posted: 9/17/97; last update: 9/19/02)

Butler Family Fund
(posted: 6/10/02; last update: 7/26/02)

John Edward Fowler Memorial Foundation
(posted: 1/3/01; last update: 8/23/02)

Prince Charitable Trusts
(posted: 4/30/02)

HAWAII

Samuel N. and Mary Castle Foundation
(posted: 4/28/98; last update: 12/31/02)

ILLINOIS

The Blowitz-Ridgeway Foundation
(posted: 4/14/97; last update: 12/31/02)

Prince Charitable Trusts
(posted: 4/30/02)

Michael Reese Health Trust
(posted: 6/25/97; last update: 7/25/02)

MARYLAND

The Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation, Inc.
(posted: 10/29/02)

Marpat Foundation
(posted: 2/24/00; last update: 2/13/02)

Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation
(posted: 8/10/01)

The Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation, Inc.
(posted: 11/10/00; last update: 2/6/01)

NEVADA

Edward Fein Foundation
(posted: 4/30/02)

NEW JERSEY

Mary Owen Borden Foundation
(posted: 4/28/98; last update: 4/28/00)

The Hyde and Watson Foundation
(posted: 11/12/99; last update: 7/26/02)

The Jaqua Foundation
(posted: 1/24/01)

Gustavus and Louise Pfeiffer Research Foundation
(posted: 4/14/00; last update: 11/18/02)

Fannie E. Rippel Foundation
(posted: 4//2/97; last update: 8/19/02)

The Schumann Fund for New Jersey
(posted: 8/10/01; last update: 7/30/02)

Turrell Fund
(posted: 1/27/97; last update: 10/16/02)

NEW YORK

The Achelis and Bodman Foundations
(posted: 1/7/99; last update: 11/26/02)

The Robert Bowne Foundation, Inc.
(posted: 7/17/98; last update: 10/7/02)

Robert Sterling Clark Foundation
(posted: 5/9/97; last update: 12/4/02)

Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.
(posted: 9/2/02)

The O.P. & W.E. Edwards Foundation
(posted: 12/30/99)

Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation
(posted: 5/17/02)

The Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation
(posted: 6/1/00; last update: 6/19/02)

Lavelle Fund for the Blind
(posted: 2/22/02)

Levitt Foundation
(posted: 3/28/01; last update: 12/31/02)

Albert A. List Foundation, Inc.
(posted: 10/27/98; last update: 5/22/02)

The Joan Mitchell Foundation, Inc.
(posted: 4/24/01; last update: 11/15/02)

The Prospect Hill Foundation
(posted: 11/23/99; last update: 10/9/02)

The Paul Rapoport Foundation, Inc.
(posted: 1/18/01; last update: 1/8/02)

Helena Rubinstein Foundation, Inc.
(posted: 4/19/02; last update: 12/19/02)

The Tinker Foundation
(posted: 4/22/97; last update: 8/16/02)

The Laura B. Vogler Foundation, Inc.
(posted: 8/22/00)

OHIO

The William Bingham Foundation
(posted: 12/18/97; last update: 3/7/02)

Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation
(posted: 4/25/02)

The Hershey Foundation
(posted: 12/17/97; last update: 7/25/02)

PENNSYLVANIA

The Eustace Foundation
(posted: 1/10/03)

The McLean Contributionship
(posted: 9/11/01; last update: 10/22/02)

RHODE ISLAND

Prince Charitable Trusts
(posted: 4/30/02)

TEXAS

The Marilyn Augur Family Foundation
(posted: 8/10/01)

WASHINGTON

Fales Foundation Trust
(posted: 1/18/01; last update: 7/26/02)

The Hugh and Jane Ferguson Foundation
(posted: 3/20/01; last update: 4/9/02)

Kawabe Memorial Fund
(posted: 1/18/01; last update: 7/29/02)

D. V. and Ida J. McEachern Charitable Trust
(posted: 1/8/01; last update: 3/5/02)

Catherine Holmes Wilkins Foundation
(posted: 1/18/01; last update: 7/29/02)

Wood Family Foundation
(posted: 1/5/01; last update: 7/29/02)

 

Total Giving Up to $500,000

CALIFORNIA

The Ceres Foundation
(posted: 10/17/01; last update: 11/7/02)

The Paul Kowal Charitable Foundation
(posted: 6/26/01; last update: 5/2/02)

McCarthy Family Foundation
(posted: 2/11/97; last update: 1/7/03)

The Trio Foundation
(posted: 10/29/02)

COLORADO

Bright Mountain Foundation
(posted: 2/10/01; last update: 2/27/02)

CONNECTICUT

Cyrus M. Quigley Foundation
(posted: 3/23/00)

Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation, Inc.
(posted: 9/20/02)

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Lois and Richard England Family Foundation
(posted: 6/24/98; last update: 6/8/01)

Trellis Fund
(posted: 10/3/00; last update: 10/9/02)

GEORGIA

James H. Hall Eye Foundation
(posted: 10/24/01)

KANSAS

Wilkins Family Foundation
(posted: 10/24/01)

MARYLAND

Longview Foundation for Education in World Affairs and International Understanding, Inc.
(posted: 9/30/02)

NEW JERSEY

Janx Foundation, Inc.
(posted: 4/27/00; last update: 10/25/00)

NEW YORK

Animal Welfare Trust
(posted: 11/2/01)

Harry Chapin Foundation
(posted: 5/17/02)

Daughters of the Cincinnati
(posted: 10/1/01)

The DeMatteis Family Foundation
(posted: 6/12/02)

Fund for Astrophysical Research
(posted: 6/30/99; last update: 5/8/02)

The Judith Rothschild Foundation
(posted: 9/1/99; last update: 3/14/02)

Salomon Family Foundation
(posted: 10/12/99; last update: 9/18/02)

The Scholarships Foundation
(posted: 6/25/99)

Youth Foundation, Inc.
(posted: 10/4/02)

OHIO

Austin-Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation
(posted: 2/1/00; last update: 12/31/02)

Kulas Foundation
(posted: 4/20/00)

John P. Murphy Foundation
(posted: 4/20/00)

TEXAS

Ken W. Davis Foundation
(posted: 11/9/01)

WASHINGTON

The Burning Foundation
(posted: 3/20/01; last update: 5/29/02)

Eulalie Bloedel Schneider Foundation
(posted: 1/25/01; last update: 12/26/02)

Jeffris Wood Foundation
(posted: 3/29/01; last update: 7/2/02)

WISCONSIN

The Barr Family Endowment Trust F/B/O Homestead High School
(posted: 6/6/01)

VIRGINIA

Harry Bramhall Gilbert Charitable Trust
(posted: 4/24/01; last update: 4/17/02)

 

Community Foundations

FLORIDA

Pinellas County Community Foundation
(posted: 7/23/98; last update: 11/7/02)

OHIO

Deaconess Community Foundation
(posted: 6/23/99; last update: 1/28/02)

VIRGIN ISLANDS

Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands
(posted: 3/10/00; last update: 2/15/02)