INTERACTIVE

Largest foundations

Largest foundations
Ranked by total assets, in U.S. billions, as of Dec. 31, 2009, unless otherwise noted.
RankFoundation Assets
1 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation $33.91
2 Ford Foundation1$10.37
3 J. Paul Getty Trust2$9.34
4 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation $8.49
5 The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation $6.87
6W. K. Kellogg Foundation3$6.81
7 The David and Lucile Packard Foundation $5.70
8 The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $5.24
9 Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation $5.20
10 Lilly Endowment Inc. $5.15
11 The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation $5.05
12Tulsa Community Foundation4$3.80
13 The Rockefeller Foundation $3.32
14 The Kresge Foundation $3.13
15 The California Endowment5$3.08
16 The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust6$2.67
17 The Annie E. Casey Foundation $2.64
18 The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation4$2.52
19 The Duke Endowment $2.48
20Carnegie Corporation of New York1$2.43
21Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Inc. $2.40
22Margaret A. Cargill Foundation4$2.12
23 Charles Stewart Mott Foundation $2.08
24 John S. and James L. Knight Foundation $2.08
25Conrad N. Hilton Foundation $1.98
26Walton Family Foundation, Inc.4$1.95
27Open Society Institute4$1.93
28The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.5$1.77
29 Casey Family Programs4$1.76
30Silicon Valley Community Foundation $1.75
31The New York Community Trust $1.74
32 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation $1.62
33Kimbell Art Foundation4$1.61
34 The Annenberg Foundation2$1.60
35The Cleveland Foundation4$1.60
36 The McKnight Foundation4$1.58
37The Bloomberg Family Foundation, Inc.4$1.57
38 Richard King Mellon Foundation4$1.53
39 Doris Duke Charitable Foundation $1.53
40The Chicago Community Trust1$1.50
41 Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation4$1.49
42 The James Irvine Foundation $1.45
43 Houston Endowment Inc. $1.43
44The Simons Foundation2$1.41
45 The Heinz Endowments $1.37
46 Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation4$1.35
47 The Wallace Foundation $1.28
48 The Starr Foundation4$1.20
49 Daniels Fund $1.13
50California Community Foundation7$1.12
Notes: 1: Data are as of Sept. 30, 2009. 2: Data are as of June 30, 2009. 3: Data are as of Aug. 31, 2009. 4: Data are as of Dec. 31, 2008. 5: Data are as of Feb. 28, 2009. 6: Data are as of March 31, 2009. 7: Data are as of June 30, 2010. Source: The Foundation Center