Top Lists

The following four lists rank the top 100 largest community foundations by asset size, distribution rate, total transactions, and gifts per capita.

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Top 100 Foundations by Distribution Rate

The distribution rate is calculated by dividing the foundation’s total grants by total assets (including supporting organizations) at the end of the foundation’s fiscal year. The percentage of total assets in donor-advised funds (Percent Total Assets DAF) is the total amount of IRS-classified donor-advised funds divided by total foundation assets.

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Rank Foundation Distribution Rate Percent Total Assets DAF
1 The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham 41% 48%
2 International Community Foundation 40% 26%
3 Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, Inc. 38% 48%
4 Community Foundation of Jackson Hole 32% 49%
5 Greater Houston Community Foundation 32% 82%
6 Community Foundation for Nantucket 30% 55%
7 Telluride Foundation 27% 20%
8 Greater Washington Community Foundation 23% 73%
9 Whitefish Community Foundation 20% 52%
10 Paso del Norte Charitable Foundation 20% 39%
11 Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County 19% 86%
12 Baltimore Community Foundation, Inc. 19% 43%
13 Orange County Community Foundation (CA) 19% 50%
14 Community Foundation of North Central Florida 19% 30%
15 Kitsap Community Foundation WA 18% 56%
16 The Park City Foundation 16% 30%
17 The Miami Foundation 16% 0%
18 Community Foundation of the Ozarks 16% 17%
19 St. Louis Community Foundation 15% 78%
20 Indian River Community Foundation 14% 83%
21 Delaware Community Foundation 14% 34%
22 Austin Community Foundation 14% 64%
23 Kern Community Foundation 14% 40%
24 Silicon Valley Community Foundation 13% 89%
25 GiveWell Community Foundation 13% 79%
26 Foundation For The Carolinas 13% 58%
27 The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County 13% 36%
28 Orcas Island Community Foundation 13% 10%
29 Greater Kansas City Community Foundation 13% 50%
30 Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc. 12% 30%
31 Triangle Community Foundation 12% 0%
32 Community Foundation of the Florida Keys 12% 14%
33 Gulf Coast Community Foundation (FL) 12% 24%
34 The Greater Cincinnati Foundation 12% 34%
35 The Boston Foundation 12% 53%
36 Seattle Foundation 12% 42%
37 Community Foundation of New Jersey 12% 62%
38 Community Foundation of Elkhart County 12% 11%
39 Phelps County Community Foundation, Inc. 12% 2%
40 Omaha Community Foundation 11% 0%
41 The Chicago Community Trust 11% 40%
42 Central Louisiana Community Foundation 11% 49%
43 California Community Foundation 11% 44%
44 Community Foundation of Sarasota County 11% 13%
45 Whatcom Community Foundation 11% 8%
46 The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee 11% 61%
47 The Greater Milwaukee Foundation 10% 24%
48 The San Francisco Foundation 10% 36%
49 Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia 10% 25%
50 Community Foundation of Western Nevada 10% 0%
51 The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida 10% 62%
52 Knox County Community Foundation 10% 4%
53 Shasta Regional Community Foundation 10% 28%
54 The Columbus Foundation 10% 40%
55 Huntington County Community Foundation, Inc. 10% 5%
56 Community Foundation of Northern Colorado 10% 49%
57 Whitley County Community Foundation, Inc. 10% 3%
58 Central Florida Foundation, Inc. 9% 29%
59 Community Foundation of Acadiana 9% 56%
60 Manatee Community Foundation 9% 31%
61 Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro 9% 35%
62 Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines 9% 42%
63 East Tennessee Foundation 9% 35%
64 Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc. 9% 22%
65 Dubois County Community Foundation, Inc. 9% 19%
66 Lincoln Community Foundation, Inc. 9% 29%
67 The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta 9% 59%
68 Santa Fe Community Foundation 9% 46%
69 Adams County Community Foundation (PA) 9% 14%
70 Dearborn County Community Foundation 9% 13%
71 Fairfield County Community Foundation 9% 45%
72 Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Inc. 9% 22%
73 Blue Grass Community Foundation 9% 47%
74 The Dallas Foundation 8% 17%
75 Marin Community Foundation 8% 12%
76 The Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette 8% 11%
77 Baton Rouge Area Foundation 8% 18%
78 Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan 8% 25%
79 The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut 8% 12%
80 The New York Community Trust 8% 36%
81 Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation 8% 33%
82 Hawaii Community Foundation 8% 22%
83 The Denver Foundation 8% 42%
84 The Dayton Foundation 8% 9%
85 The Winston-Salem Foundation 8% 52%
86 The Minneapolis Foundation 8% 43%
87 Parkersburg Area Community Foundation, Inc. 8% 14%
88 Nebraska Community Foundation 7% 23%
89 The Saint Paul & Minnesota Community Foundations 7% 43%
90 Erie Community Foundation 7% 21%
91 Community Foundation of Western North Carolina 7% 27%
92 Truman Heartland Community Foundation 7% 23%
93 Community Foundation for the Alleghenies 7% 17%
94 Community Foundation of Snohomish County 7% 51%
95 The Community Foundation of Collier County 7% 32%
96 Greater New Orleans Foundation 7% 56%
97 Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley, Inc 7% 76%
98 Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina 7% 28%
99 The Hamilton Community Foundation 7% 9%
100 Rochester Area Community Foundation 7% 30%

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