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Top 100 US Grant Foundations

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1. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
2. The Ford Foundation
3. J. Paul Getty Trust
4. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
5. W. K. Kellogg Foundation
6. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
7. Lilly Endowment Inc.
8. The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
9. Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
10. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
11. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
12. Bloomberg Philanthropies
13. Silicon Valley Community Foundation
14. The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
15. The Rockefeller Foundation
16. Tulsa Community Foundation
17. The California Endowment
18. The Kresge Foundation
19. The Duke Endowment
20. John Templeton Foundation
21. Foundation to Promote Open Society
22. Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Inc.
23. Margaret A. Cargill Foundation
24. Carnegie Corporation of New York
25. The Annie E. Casey Foundation
26. The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
27. Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
28. Walton Family Foundation, Inc.
29. The New York Community Trust
30. Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
31. John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
32. Richard King Mellon Foundation
33. The JPB Foundation
34. Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
35. The William Penn Foundation
36. Kimbell Art Foundation
37. Casey Family Programs
38. The McKnight Foundation
39. Simons Foundation
40. Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
41. The Cleveland Foundation
42. The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.
43. Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
44. The Wyss Foundation
45. The Chicago Community Trust
46. Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation
47. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
48. The James Irvine Foundation
49. Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
50. Houston Endowment Inc.
51. The Oregon Community Foundation
52. Annenberg Foundation
53. Laura and John Arnold Foundation
54. The Heinz Endowments
55. Open Society Institute
56. Barr Foundation
57. The Moody Foundation
58. The Columbus Foundation and Affiliated Organizations
59. The Wallace Foundation
60. Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation
61. Daniels Fund
62. The Brown Foundation, Inc.
63. The Starr Foundation
64. The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc.
65. California Community Foundation
66. Marin Community Foundation
67. Foundation For The Carolinas
68. Lumina Foundation
69. W. M. Keck Foundation
70. The San Francisco Foundation
71. George Lucas Family Foundation
72. Bat Hanadiv Foundation
73. Diana Davis Spencer Foundation
74. The Anschutz Foundation (CO)
75. The Carl Victor Page Memorial Foundation (CA)
76. The Ahmanson Foundation
77. Cummings Foundation, Inc.
78. The Pittsburgh Foundation
79. M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust
80. Shimon ben Joseph Foundation
81. The Brin Wojcicki Foundation
82. The J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation, Inc.
83. The Broad Art Foundation
84. Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc.
85. Druckenmiller Foundation
86. The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation
87. The California Wellness Foundation
88. The Joyce Foundation
89. Surdna Foundation, Inc.
90. The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
91. The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc.
92. Otto Bremer Foundation
93. Boston Foundation, Inc.
94. Bush Foundation
95. Hall Family Foundation
96. The Ford Family Foundation
97. Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
98. The Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.
99. Dalio Foundation, Inc.
100. The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation

International Research Funding Agencies

Governmental donors and Cooperation Agencies
Danish International Development Agency DANIDA
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency SIDA
Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development ACORD
Agence Francaise de Developpement AFD
Agency for Co-operation and Technical Development
Australian Agency for International Development AusAID
Canadian International Development Agency CIDA
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation NORAD
Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation SDC
UK Government Department for International Development DFID
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department for International Development DFID
 Programmes and bodies Inter-governmental Agencies
EuropeAid Co-operation Office
EU’s Human Rights & Democratization Policy E-mail:
World Bank Facility for Indigenous Peoples, Secretariat 63ByDocName/GlobalFundforIndigenousPeoples
Asia Development Bank
United Nations Development Program UNDP/GEF-SGP http://www.undp.or/sgp
United Nations Foundation
United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples
United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture
United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of victims of slavery
Trust Fund for the Second International Decade of the World's Indigenous People
Foundations, other public and private donors
ACORN Foundation
African Development Foundation
Aid to Artisans, Inc.
Jenifer Altman Foundation
Bernard van Leer Foundation
Bruno Manser Fonds
The Christensen Fund
Compton Foundation
Cultural Survival
Earth Preservation Fund EPF http://www.earthpreservation.og
First People’s Heritage, Language and Culture Council
Global Fund for Children
Global Greengrants Fund
KIOS – The Finnish NGO Foundation for Human Rights
Netherlands Centre for Indigenous Peoples NCIV
Oak Foundation
Rainforest Action Network RAN
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Conservation Fund RCF
Rainforest Foundation – International
The Rockefeller Foundation
Seva Foundation
Seventh Generation Fund
Small Grants Program for Operations to Promote Tropical Forests SGP-PTF
Swedish Society for Nature Conservation SSNC
ADC Foundation
African Women’s Development Fund AWDF
Aga Khan Foundation – Canada
Allen Foundation, Inc.
The Asia Foundation
Heinrich Boll Foundation (English web) (Spanish web)
Compton Foundation, Inc.
Cottonwood Foundation
Development and Peace/Developpement et paiz
Echoing Green Foundation
The Ford Foundation
Freidrich Ebert Stiftung Foundation FES
Global Catalyst Foundation
Global Fund for Women
Fund for Global Human Rights FGHR
Green Development Foundation ( Netherlands)
International Women’s Health Coalition
Moriah Fund
National Endowment for Democracy
Netherlands Committee for the World Conservation Union
Netherlands Organization for International Development Co-operation
Open Society Institute
Oxfam International
Pacific Environment
Peace Development Fund
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
Solidago Foundation Email:
SOS Faim Belgique
Swedish NGO Foundation for Human Rights
Terre des Hommes TDH Email:
Tides Foundation
Weeden Foundation
Winds of Peace Foundation Email:
Xminus Y Solidarity Fund
Mama Cash

International Agencies Funding Higher Education and Research in Africa and Elsewhere

  • African Capacity-Building Foundation (ACBF)
  • African Development Foundation (ADF)
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • Austrian Development Agency (ADA)
  • British Atmospheric Data Centre (BADC)
  • Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
  • Commission for Research Partnership with Developing Countries (KFPE)
  • Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the 21 South (COMSATS)
  • The Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (CDASED)
  • Council for Environmental Education (CEE)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD)
  • Environmental Development Action in the Third World (ENDA)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
  • Foundation for International Training (FIT)
  • Global Environmental Facility (GEF)
  • Irish Aid (IrishAid)
  • Institut De Recherche Pour Le Developpment (IRD)
  • Inter-Academy Council (IAC)
  • Inter-Academy Panel on International Issues (IAP)
  • International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
  • International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
  • International Centre for Science and High Technology (ICS)
  • International Council for Science (ICSU)
  • International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI)
  • International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
  • International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
  • International Foundation for Science (IFS)
  • International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
  • International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
  • International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
  • International Organization for Immigration (IOM)
  • International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC)
  • Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS)
  • Islamic Development Bank (IDB)
  • Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO)
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
  • Natural Resources Institute (NRI)
  • Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher 89 Education (NUFFIC)
  • Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)
  • OPEC Fund for International Development (OPEC FUND)
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • RAND Corporation (RAND)
  • Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
  • Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
  • The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)
  • Third World Network of Scientific Organizations (TWNSO)
  • Third World Organization for Women in Science (TWOWS)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
  • U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • The World Bank (WB)
  • World Health Organization (WHO)

Country by Country Science Funding Agencies in Europe

  • Science Europe
  • Foundation Center
  • Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) publications
  • Wikipedia