Top Giving Foundations: NJ

Foundations have far-ranging interests. With some research, you’ll find one that's a “fit” for your work.

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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 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation $292,906,381
Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies Contribution Fund $70,767,262
Community Foundation of New Jersey $52,319,559
The Prudential Foundation $50,178,692
F. M. Kirby Foundation, Inc. $42,271,500
Verizon Foundation $37,569,790
Hess Foundation, Inc. $36,397,550
The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest New Jersey $31,781,518
Kars 4 Kids, Inc. $29,135,997
The Merck Company Foundation $26,463,613
Princeton Area Community Foundation, Inc. $20,317,417
The Russell Berrie Foundation $14,914,503
Victoria Foundation $11,880,500
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Inc. $10,495,362
The Atlantic Foundation $10,423,190
ADP Foundation $7,901,680
Charles Engelhard Foundation $7,897,706
Public Service Electric & Gas Company Foundation $7,576,368
The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation $7,575,873
The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey $7,242,335
The MCJ Amelior Foundation $6,818,657
Rita Allen Foundation $5,536,321
The Hyde and Watson Foundation $4,791,650
Turrell Fund $4,683,860
The Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation, Inc. $4,009,650
Pascale/Sykes Foundation, Inc. $3,981,274
Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, Inc. $3,765,100
Seth Sprague Educational and Charitable Foundation $3,640,000
IEEE Foundation $3,533,793
Toys R Us Children's Fund, Inc. $3,143,039
Milbank Foundation for Rehabilitation $2,962,800
The Kaplen Foundation $2,912,089
Ramapo Trust $2,883,668
C.R. Bard Foundation $2,820,046
Henry H. Kessler Foundation, Inc. $2,564,922
Nesholm Family Foundation $2,302,450
The Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation $2,039,759
The Crane Fund for Widows and Children $1,951,659
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation $1,935,560
OceanFirst Foundation $1,767,099