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Top 40 National Grantmaking Foundations that Fund Christian Agencies

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Provides grants to nonprofit organizations in the following broad program areas: conservation; population; science; children, families, and communities

 

The Annenberg Foundation

The Annenberg Foundation exists to advance the public well-being through improved communication.

 

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Private foundation dedicated to improving health and healthcare for Americans. Details on grant applications, information on grantees

 

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Describes current funding interests in education, environment, and performing arts, with information on past grantees and foundation operations.

 

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Grant-making foundation supports initiatives in education, world health and population, and community giving in the Pacific Northwest

 

Ford Foundation

The foundation's goals are to strengthen democratic values, reduce poverty and injustice, promote international cooperation and advance human achievement .

 

The Believers Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 428
Mango, FL 33550
Contact: Kenneth Fuller, Exec. Dir.
FAX: (813) 654-6369

Purpose and activities: Giving to religious organizations to spread the gospel of Christ.  Fields of interest: Christian agencies & churches.

 

Western-Southern Enterprise Fund
400 Broadway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Telephone: (513) 629-2121
Contact: Richard K. Taulbee

Purpose and activities: Giving primarily for arts and culture, education, medical research, human services, and Christian agencies.  Fields of interest: Arts; Christian agencies & churches; Education; Human services; Medical research.

 

 

Catlin Foundation, Inc.
c/o Bessemer Trust Co. of Florida
801 Brickell Ave.
Miami, FL 33131

Fields of interest: AIDS; American Red Cross; Children/youth, services; Christian agencies & churches; Elementary/secondary education; Higher education; Hospitals (general); International affairs; Protestant agencies & churches; YM/YWCAs & YM/YWHAs.

 

Ernest E. Stempel Foundation
c/o Calvin P. Stempel, Tr.
150 Broadway, Ste. 1102
New York, NY 10038-4302

Purpose and activities: Giving primarily for health care and health associations; support also for education, churches, and human services. Fields of interest: Christian agencies & churches; Health organizations; Hospitals (general); Human services; Libraries, archives.

James E. Davis Family - W.D. Charities, Inc.
P.O. Box 19366
Jacksonville, FL 32245-9366
Contact: Susan C. Thorne, V.P. and Cont.

Purpose and activities: Giving primarily for education, children and youth agencies, and Christian agencies and churches.  Fields of interest: Children/youth, services; Christian agencies & churches; Higher education; Secondary school/education.

 

 

Corman Foundation, Inc.
100 Brookwood Rd.
P.O. Drawer 1268
Atmore, AL 36504
Contact: Charles R. Dettling, Exec. Dir.
Tel.: (334) 368-8600 ext. 2355
FAX: (334) 368-1314
E-mail: lparsons@z-tel.com or cdettling@z-tel.com
URL: http://www.touch1.com

Purpose and activities: Giving limited to major Evangelical Christian ministries involved in evangelism, discipleship, leadership training, development, and church planting.
Fields of interest: Christian agencies & churches; Eastern Europe; India; Latin America; Soviet Union (Former); Western Africa.

 

James H. and Judith L. DeVries Charitable Foundation
P.O. Box 141583
Grand Rapids, MI 49514-1583
Telephone: (616) 742-1602
Contact: James H. DeVries, Pres. and Treas.

Purpose and activities: Giving primarily for religious organizations.
Fields of interest: Arts; Christian agencies & churches; Civil rights; Crime/law enforcement; Higher education; Human services; India; Protestant agencies & churches.

 

Parker Foundation
500 Forest Ave.
Richmond, VA 23229
Telephone: (804) 285-5416
Contact: Malcolm J. Myers, Dir.
FAX: (804) 285-5450
E-mail: mmyers@chesapke.com
URL: http://www.parkerfoundation.org

Purpose and activities: Giving primarily to Christian agencies and churches.  Fields of interest: Christian agencies & churches; International affairs.

 

The M.E. Foundation
P.O. Box 20266
Washington, DC 20041-2266
Contact: Grace McCrane, Admin. Asst.
VA tel.: (703) 478-0100

Purpose and activities: Grants to organizations in the U.S. and abroad for Protestant evangelistic missionary work and Bible studies. Fields of interest: Christian agencies & churches; France; Scotland; Spain.

 

The Isabel Foundation
Genesee Towers, Ste. 1802
120 E. 1st St.
Flint, MI 48502-1940
Telephone: (810) 767-0136
Contact: C. Edward White, Jr.
FAX: (810) 767-1207

Purpose and activities: Funding primarily for community foundations and to churches and other religious organizations dedicated to supporting or contributing to the cause of Christian Science. Fields of interest: Christian agencies & churches; Foundations (community).

 

DeWitt Families Conduit Foundation
861 Allen Dr.
Holland, MI 49423
Telephone: (616) 335-8824

Purpose and activities: Giving for Christian churches, religious missionary organizations, and educational institutions. Fields of interest: Christian agencies & churches; Education; Elementary/secondary education; Family services; Higher education; Protestant agencies & churches; Religion; Theological school/education; Youth, services.

 

The Luckow Family Foundation, Inc.
c/o Robert W. Luckow
461 Old Post Rd.
Wyckoff, NJ 07481-1550

Purpose and activities: Giving primarily for hospitals; some giving also for health organizations and education.
Fields of interest: Athletics/sports, Olympics; Christian agencies & churches; Education; Environment, natural resources; Health organizations; Hospitals (general); New Zealand; Recreation, parks/playgrounds.

 

David K. Hardin Generativity Trust
c/o Larry D. Berning
Bank One Plz., 10 S. Dearborn Ste. 5100
Chicago, IL 60603

Purpose and activities: Giving primarily for animal protection, education, and to Christian institutions.  Fields of interest: Animals/wildlife; Arts; Christian agencies & churches; Education.

 

Bell Trust
660 Preston Forest Ctr., Box 289
Dallas, TX 75230-2718
Telephone: (972) 788-4151
Contact: Barry D. Packer, Exec. Tr.

Purpose and activities: Grants exclusively to the Church of Christ. Fields of interest: Christian agencies & churches.

 

Paul P. Tell Foundation, Inc.
195 S. Main St., Ste. 200
Akron, OH 44308
Telephone: (330) 434-8355
Contact: David J. Schipper, Exec. Dir.

Purpose and activities: For the furtherance of Evangelical Christianity; on-going grants primarily for foreign missions.  Fields of interest: Christian agencies & churches; Protestant agencies & churches.

 

ServiceMaster Foundation
c/o V. Squires
1 ServiceMaster Way
Downers Grove, IL 60515-1700

Purpose and activities: Support for development projects in Asia, and charitable giving in the U.S. Support also for Christian organizations and churches.  Fields of interest: Asia; Christian agencies & churches; Education; Higher education; International economic development.

 

Harvey Firestone, Jr. Foundation
c/o Bank One Trust Co., N.A.
774 Park Meadow Rd.
Westerville, OH 43081
Contact: Charles D'Arcy
Application address: c/o Bank One Trust Co., N.A., 50 S. Main St., P.O. Box 3547, Akron, OH 44309, tel.: (330) 972-1872

Purpose and activities: Emphasis on hospitals and education; support also for cultural programs, social services, and denominational giving.  Fields of interest: Arts; Christian agencies & churches; Education; Hospitals (general); Human services.

 

Michael and Virginia Mortara Foundation
c/o Goldman Sachs & Co., Tax Dept.
85 Broad St.
New York, NY 10004

Purpose and activities: Giving primarily for education.  Fields of interest: Arts; Children/youth, services; Christian agencies & churches; Education; Health organizations; Human services.

 

E & M Charities
2610 Park Ave.
P.O. Box 209
Muscatine, IA 52761
Telephone: (319) 264-8342
Contact: Linda A. Thompson, Exec. Secy

Purpose and activities: Support for Christian-related projects, churches, church-related independent colleges, the marriage encounter, public education on taxes and government fiscal procedures and principles, the prevention of world hunger, and community charitable and educational projects; support also for the University of Iowa Foundation and the Octagon Place, a historic site located in Muscatine, IA.
Fields of interest: Christian agencies & churches; Education; Elementary/secondary education; Food services; Government/public administration; Higher education; Historic preservation/historical societies; Protestant agencies & churches; Religion.
 

Heritage Mark Foundation
P.O. Box 4010
East Lansing, MI 48826-4010

Purpose and activities: Giving primarily for Christian agencies and churches, with emphasis on evangelism.
Fields of interest: Christian agencies & churches; Economics; Education; Health care; Human services; Performing arts centers; Public policy, research.

 

Richard & Jane Manoogian Foundation
21001 Van Born Rd.
Taylor, MI 48180-1300

Purpose and activities: Giving primarily to museums, the arts, and education.
Fields of interest: Arts; Arts, multipurpose centers/programs; Christian agencies & churches; Education; Human services; Museums; Performing arts.

 

The JTBC Foundation
190 Main St.
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Telephone: (732) 981-2858

Purpose and activities: Giving primarily for higher education, health associations, children's and social services, and for religious purposes.
Fields of interest: Children, services; Christian agencies & churches; Health organizations; Higher education; Human services; Religion.

 

The Tine W. Davis Family - W.D. Charities, Inc.
1910 San Marco Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32207-3204
Contact: Charitable Grants Comm.

Fields of interest: Arts; Children/youth, services; Christian agencies & churches; Federated giving programs; Health care; Higher education; Human services; Medical research.