Top Giving Foundations: MD

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The foundations listed below are from GrantDomain. They’re prescreened: they have a staff, issue RFPs, or otherwise indicate interest in receiving grant proposals. Some foundations are omitted, even though they award large grants, because they don’t accept unsolicited grant proposals. We list up to forty foundations for each state.

Foundation Name Total Annual Giving
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) $94,758,743
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation $94,527,288
The Annie E. Casey Foundation $92,318,440
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health $83,427,142
The Lawrence Ellison Foundation $46,166,767
The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation $40,232,404
The Sherman Fairchild Foundation, Inc. $35,861,412
The Associated Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore $32,403,649
The Baltimore Community Foundation $21,360,185
The Alvin and Fanny B. Thalheimer Foundation $19,239,292
Maryland Legal Services Corporation $17,827,070
Jewish Federation of Greater Washington $17,283,071
The Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment $16,611,810
The Abell Foundation, Inc. $13,102,817
GEICO Philanthropic Foundation $10,477,283
Chesapeake Bay Trust $10,389,057
T. Rowe Price Foundation, Inc. $9,377,205
National 4-H Council $8,361,454
France-Merrick Foundation $8,311,713
The Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation, Inc. $7,944,383
Eugene B. Casey Foundation $7,593,757
Clark-Winchcole Foundation $6,342,846
International Youth Foundation $5,650,763
Town Creek Foundation, Inc. $5,460,000
The Community Foundation of Frederick County, Inc. $5,367,593
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, Inc. $5,262,509
The Haron Dahan Foundation, Inc. $4,960,037
Goldseker Foundation $4,054,289
The James M. Johnston Trust for Charitable and Educational Purposes $3,900,000
The Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation, Inc. $3,619,840
Disabled Veterans National Foundation $3,341,729
Rollins-Luetkemeyer Foundation, Inc. $3,036,370
The Aaron Straus and Lillie Straus Foundation, Inc. $3,032,891
The Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, Inc. $3,021,370
William S. Abell Foundation, Inc. $2,977,127
Mid-Shore Community Foundation, Inc. $2,752,865
The Marion I. and Henry J. Knott Foundation, Inc. $2,692,373
Adams Charitable Foundation, Inc. $2,650,000
The Richard A. Henson Foundation, Inc. $2,514,100
Richard E. & Nancy P. Marriott Foundation $2,099,600