Grants & Professional Development

Corporate Foundations Ranked by Total Giving

This is a list of corporate foundations offering funding opportunities in a wide range of fields.  

Please do not directly contact private foundation or corporate funding sources.  The reason for this is that the University may already be working with them or have definite plans to work with them.  We need to control access in order to avoid confusion, and the University needs to be aware of who is contacting or working with these sources. Larkin Tom and Niki Bertrand can help you identify funding sources and serve as intermediaries as you proceed.

Wells Fargo Foundation 
Community development, education, human services, arts and culture, civic engagement, environment.

The WalMart Foundation
Hunger relief and healthy eating, sustainability, women’s economic empowerment, career opportunity.

Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Funding community nonprofits, employee matching gifts.

J.P. Morgan Chase
Workforce readiness, financial capability, small business development, community development/affordable housing.

Citi Foundation 
Financial capability and asset building, microfinance and community development finance, enterprise development, college success, neighborhood revitalization, disaster response.

ExxonMobil Foundation
Malaria, math and science, women’s economic opportunity.

Abbott Fund 
Access to health care, science education, healthy communities.

The Coca-Cola Foundation
Women’s economic empowerment and entrepreneurship, access to clean water, water conservation and recycling, active healthy living, education, youth development.

Caterpillar Foundation 
Education, environment, emergency relief.

Johnson & Johnson Foundation
Saving and improving the lives of women and children, preventing disease in vulnerable populations, strengthening the health care workforce.

Intel Foundation
Fostering innovation in STEM education, empowering girls and women, inspiring underserved youth, engaging with communities.

Verizon Foundation
STEM education for K-12 youth, energy management, domestic violence education and prevention. By invitation only.

The Merck Company Foundation
Health, education including science education, community.

MetLife Foundation
Increasing low-income families’ abilities to engage with the financial sector, delivering high-quality financial products and services to low-income individuals and communities.

UPS Foundation 
Diversity, volunteerism, community safety, environment. By invitation only.

Google Foundation
Giving through Glass, improving computer science education, empowering women and girls, fighting human trafficking and child abuse, protecting threatened wildlife.

Goldman Sachs Foundation 
Female entrepreneurship, small business development, community nonprofit support, environmental sustainability.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation 
Promoting health equity and improving health outcomes of populations disproportionately affected by serious diseases and health conditions.

Newman’s Own Foundation 
Encouraging philanthropy, children with life-threatening conditions, empowerment, nutrition.

GM Foundation 
Education, health and human services, environment and energy, community development.

Emerson Charitable Trust
Education, health and human services, arts and culture, civic support, youth, employee matching gifts.

General Mills Foundation
Communities, diversity and inclusion, environment, ethics and integrity, food safety, marketing and advertising, sourcing.

The Prudential Foundation 
Meeting basic human needs, connecting people to quality jobs, building assets, transforming communities.

Nationwide Insurance Foundation 
Emergency and basic needs, crisis stabilization, personal and family empowerment, community enrichment.

PepsiCo Foundation 
Human, environmental and talent sustainability, global citizenship.

Medtronic Foundation
Strengthening health systems.

U.S. Bank Foundation 
Education, economic opportunity, artistic and cultural enrichment.

Dow Chemical Company Foundation
Community success, science education, environmental stewardship.

Enterprise Holdings Foundation
Health and human services, education, public social benefits, arts, environment.

Monsanto Fund 
Providing basic education support in farming communities throughout the world, meeting critical needs in communities.

IBM Foundation 
Community grants, employee matching grants, donation of equipment and services.

Alcoa Foundation
STEM education, environment.

Pfizer Foundation 
Medicine safety education, climate change.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Foundation 
Social and community investment, women’s development, Native American programs, STEM education, employee matching gifts.

3M Foundation
Community, education, environment.

BP Foundation
Enterprise development, education, access to energy, infrastructure, and health.

Amgen Foundation 
Science education, community life.