More than 350 foundations support NCFP on an annual basis as Leadership Circle donors and Friends of the Family. These organizations are part of the nation’s premier leadership and learning network for giving families. Their contributions represent an investment in the field of family philanthropy, allowing NCFP to ensure future generations of donor families can access the best possible resources for sound decision-making.

Major Funders are foundations that have made a special contribution beyond Leadership Circle status. All of our generous supporters allow us to help families find purpose, establish policies, and build connections to have a transformative impact on the world.

From all of us at NCFP, thank you!

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Major Funders

  • Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
  • David & Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
  • Fidelity Charitable Trustees’ Initiative
  • Ford Foundation
  • Frey Foundation
  • Fund for Shared Insight
  • Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund
  • John M. Belk Endowment
  • Kozmetsky Family Foundation
  • Lawrence Welk Family Foundation
  • Leighty Foundation
  • Lilly Endowment, Inc.
  • Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation
  • McKnight Foundation
  • Raikes Foundation
  • Roy A. Hunt Foundation (in honor of Dr. Richard M. Hunt)
  • S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
  • Satterberg Foundation
  • Sobrato Family Foundation
  • Surdna Foundation
  • William Graustein
  • William Penn Foundation
  • Wyncote Foundation

Leadership Circle

  • A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation
  • Acton Family Giving
  • Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
  • Brown Foundation, Inc.
  • C.E. and S. Foundation
  • Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
  • Crown Family Philanthropies
  • Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation
  • David Rockefeller Fund
  • Eleanor Crook Foundation
  • Emanuel J. Friedman Philanthropies
  • Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
  • Flora Family Foundation
  • Frey Foundation
  • Gambrell Foundation
  • Goizueta Foundation
  • H. E. Butt Foundation
  • Hellman Foundation
  • Hyde Family Foundations
  • J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation
  • John M. Belk Endowment
  • Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Foundation
  • Lawrence Welk Family Foundation
  • Leighty Foundation
  • Libra Foundation
  • MARK Foundation
  • Mathile Family Foundation
  • Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation
  • McKnight Foundation
  • Meadows Foundation
  • Nathan Cummings Foundation
  • Oak Foundation
  • Panda Charitable Foundation
  • Prosper Road Foundation
  • Quixote Foundation
  • Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation
  • Raikes Foundation
  • Robins Foundation
  • Roundhouse Foundation
  • Roy A. Hunt Foundation
  • Russell Family Foundation
  • Satterberg Foundation
  • Seth Sprague Educational and Charitable Foundation
  • Surdna Foundation
  • T.L.L. Temple Foundation
  • Tarsadia Foundation
  • Walder Foundation
  • Walter & Elise Haas Fund
  • Walton Family Foundation
  • Wild Elements Foundation
  • William G. McGowan Charitable Fund
  • William J. & Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation
  • William Penn Foundation
  • Winston Family Foundation

Friends of the Family

  • 18220 Fund
  • Ahlsten Foundation
  • A. Alfred Taubman Foundation
  • Albrecht Poss Family Foundation
  • Alisann & Terry Collins Foundation
  • Altec-Styslinger Foundation Inc
  • Amy Mandel and Katina Rodis Fund
  • Ansara Family Fund
  • Aubrey and Marla Dan Charitable Foundation
  • Ausherman Family Foundation
  • Austin Family Foundation
  • Aviv Foundation
  • Bainum Family Foundation
  • Barbara A. Bender Family Foundation
  • Barnhill Family Foundation
  • Barry Foundation
  • Beker Foundation
  • Belldegrun Family Foundation
  • Ben B. Cheney Foundation
  • Bernstein Family Foundation
  • Beveridge Family Foundation
  • BLBB Charitable
  • Blumenthal Foundation
  • Bohemian Foundation
  • Bradley-Turner Foundation
  • Braly Family Foundation
  • Brian and Sheila Jellison Family Foundation
  • Brindle Foundation
  • Brinson Foundation
  • Brookby Foundation
  • Bunting Family Foundation
  • Buuck Family Foundation
  • Byrne Family Foundation
  • Carl & Ruth Shapiro Family Foundation
  • Carlson Family Foundation
  • Carney Family Charitable Foundation
  • Carol and James Collins Foundation
  • Castellano Family Foundation
  • Celia Lipton Farris & Victor W. Farris Foundation
  • Cemala Foundation, Inc.
  • Ceres Foundation
  • Char and Chuck Fowler Family Foundation
  • Charles Engelhard Foundation
  • Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation
  • Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation
  • Charles S. & Millicent P. Brown Family Foundation
  • Chauncey & Marion McCormick Family Foundation
  • Chicago Beyond
  • Christopher Family Foundation
  • Clement and Ann Buenger Foundation
  • Clowes Fund
  • Collins Foundation
  • Common Sense Fund
  • Cook Family Foundation
  • Cordes Foundation
  • Cricket Island Foundation
  • CS Fund
  • Dakota Foundation
  • Danaher Lynch Family Foundation
  • Daniel B. and Florence E. Green Foundation
  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Davis & Smith Family Foundation, Inc.
  • Davis Family Charitable Foundation
  • Dean & Margaret Lesher Foundation
  • Delaplaine Foundation, Inc.
  • Devonshire Foundation
  • Dexter F. and Dorothy H. Baker Foundation
  • Diamond Foundation
  • Dianne T. and Charles E. Rice Family Foundation
  • Dickinson Family Foundation
  • Don and Lorraine Freeberg Foundation
  • Dorrance Family Foundation
  • Dresher Foundation, Inc.
  • Duchossois Family Foundation
  • Durfee Foundation
  • Dyson Foundation
  • Edward John Noble Foundation, Inc.
  • EHA Foundation
  • Elizabeth B. McGraw Foundation, Inc
  • Ellison Foundation
  • Elsa Heisel Sule Foundation
  • Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation
  • Eric & Jane Nord Family Fund
  • Farvue Foundation
  • Fleishhacker Foundation
  • Florence & Laurence Spungen Family Foundation
  • Foord Family Foundation
  • Fordham Street Foundation
  • Foundation for Community Vitality
  • France-Merrick Foundation
  • Frances and Benjamin Benenson Foundation
  • Frechette Family Foundation
  • Fred L. Emerson Foundation
  • Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation
  • Friedkin Foundation
  • Frist Foundation
  • From Now On Fund
  • Fuller E. Callaway Foundation
  • Fuller Foundation, Inc.
  • Fullerton Foundation, Inc.
  • Fundacion Colibri
  • Fundacion Perez Companc
  • Futures Unbound
  • General Service Foundation
  • Genuardi Family Foundation
  • Gerald Oppenheimer Family Foundation
  • Gerald Oppenheimer Family Foundation
  • GHR Foundation
  • Gibney Family Foundation
  • Ginsburg Family Foundation
  • Gobioff Foundation
  • Grayce B Kerr Fund
  • Greehey Family Foundation
  • Grousemont Foundation
  • Hardee Family Foundation
  • Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund
  • Harry and Masie Masto Foundation
  • Harvey L. Miller Family Foundation
  • Hastings Foundation, Inc.
  • Hattie M. Strong Foundation
  • Henry Foundation
  • Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation
  • Herrick Foundation
  • Hershey Foundation
  • Hill-Snowdon Foundation
  • Hirsch Family Foundation
  • HJP Foundation
  • Hoffberger Family Philanthropies
  • Hoglund Foundation
  • Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation
  • Homestead Foundation, Inc.
  • Horizons Foundation
  • HP Foundation
  • Hugh J. Andersen Foundation
  • Hunter Family Foundation
  • Imago Dei Fund
  • Imlay Foundation
  • Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation
  • Island Foundation, Inc.
  • J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation
  • J.B. Fuqua Foundation, Inc.
  • J.E. Fehsenfeld Family Foundation
  • J.M. Kaplan Fund
  • Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation
  • Jacobs Family Foundation
  • James B. McClatchy Foundation
  • Jay & Rose Phillips Family Foundation of Minnesota
  • Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation
  • JF Maddox Foundation
  • John & Marcia Goldman Foundation
  • John & Wauna Harman Foundation
  • John and Rosemary Brown Family Foundation
  • John H. & Wilhelmina D. Harland Charitable Foundation, Inc.
  • Johnson Family Fund
  • Jones Family Foundation
  • Joseph & Vera Long Foundation
  • Joseph and Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds
  • JW & HM Goodman Family Charitable Foundation
  • Kathleen Kennedy Foundation
  • Kathryn George and William Tyree DAF
  • Kenneth T. & Eileen L. Norris Foundation
  • Kettering Family Foundation
  • KFHL
  • Kirsh Foundation
  • Kislak Family Foundation Inc.
  • Kozmetsky Family Foundation
  • Kreitzberg Family Foundation
  • L.B. Research and Education Foundation
  • Laird Norton Family Foundation
  • Lamb Foundation
  • Laughing Gull Foundation
  • Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund
  • Lavin Family Foundation
  • Lawrence Welk Family Foundation
  • Leighty Foundation
  • Lincoln and Therese Filene Foundation
  • Lipscomb Family Foundation
  • Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
  • Living Legacy Foundation
  • Longbrake Family Foundation
  • Louis & Harold Price Foundation
  • Ludwick Family Foundation
  • LuLu Foundation
  • Lumpkin Family Foundation
  • Lynton Starfish Fund
  • M.B. and Edna Zale Foundation
  • MAHADH Fund of HRK Foundation
  • MAJIC Vermont Foundation
  • Marc and Jeanne Malnati Family Foundation
  • Marie Lamfrom Charitable Foundation
  • Marion I. & Henry J. Knott Foundation
  • Martha-Ellen Tye Foundation
  • Marty and Dorothy Silverman Foundation
  • Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation
  • Mayer & Morris Kaplan Family Foundation
  • McCarthy Family Foundation
  • McDougal Family Foundation
  • McKeen Fund
  • McNeel Family Fund
  • McNeely Foundation
  • Medina Foundation
  • Meridian Foundation
  • Mike and Gillian Goodrich Foundation
  • Mistler Family Foundation
  • Molina Family Foundation
  • Moozie Foundation
  • Morgan Family Foundation
  • Morris and Rosalind Goodman Family Foundation
  • Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation
  • Names Family Foundation
  • New Opportunities Foundation
  • Nibs & Edna Allen Foundation
  • Nord Family Foundation
  • Norton Foundation
  • Offutt Family Foundation
  • Overbrook Foundation
  • Panta Rhea Foundation
  • Parish Family Fund
  • Patrick and Aimee Butler Family Foundation
  • Patrina Foundation
  • Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation
  • Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
  • Perrin Family Foundation
  • Philip and Muriel Berman Foundation
  • Phillips Foundation
  • Pierce Family Foundation
  • Posner Foundation of Pittsburgh
  • Powell Foundation
  • Prospect Hill Foundation
  • Public Life Foundation of Owensboro
  • Putnam Foundation
  • R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Foundation
  • Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, Inc.
  • Rasmuson Foundation
  • Rauch Foundation
  • Ray & Kay Eckstein Charitable Trust
  • Redlum Family Office
  • Regenerational Roots Foundation
  • Reginald F. Lewis Foundation, Inc
  • Rei Foundation Limited
  • Reissa Foundation
  • Rich Family Foundation
  • Rieschel Foundation
  • RNR Foundation
  • Robert & Patricia Switzer Foundation
  • Robert G. Cabell III and Maude Morgan Cabell Foundation
  • Rockefeller Family Fund
  • Rockhaven Family Fund
  • Roth Family Foundation
  • Roy & Patricia Disney Family Foundation
  • Ruth and Hal Launders Charitable Trust
  • Ruth Mott Foundation
  • Sampson Foundation
  • Sapelo Foundation
  • Sartain Lanier Family Foundation
  • Sauer Family Foundation
  • Schooler Family Foundation
  • Seabury Foundation
  • Seaver Institute
  • Self Family Foundation
  • Shelley Family Revocable Trust
  • Shelley Henderson
  • Shepard Broad Foundation
  • Shepherd’s Walk
  • Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation
  • Shield-Ayres Foundation
  • Shumaker Family Foundation
  • Siragusa Family Foundation
  • Smith Brothers Family Foundation
  • Sobrato Family Foundation
  • Solcz Family Foundation
  • Specialty Family Foundation
  • Springs Close Foundation, Inc.
  • Stainman Family Foundation
  • Stallings Foundation
  • Steans Family Foundation
  • Stifler Family Foundation
  • Stolte Family Foundation
  • Stupski Foundation
  • Sullivan Family Foundation
  • Tapestry Foundation
  • Tauck Family Foundation
  • Tearte Family Foundation
  • TMCity
  • Tow Foundation
  • Tracy Family Foundation
  • Trefler Foundation
  • Triad Foundation, Inc.
  • Trillium Family Foundation
  • Turner Foundation
  • Tykeson Family Foundation
  • Ueberroth Family Foundation
  • Vista Hermosa Foundation
  • Volgenau Foundation
  • W. Clement & Jessie V. Stone Foundation
  • W. James Samford, Jr. Foundation
  • W. O’Neil Foundation
  • Walker Foundation
  • Wardle Family Foundation
  • Warren G. Christianson Foundation
  • Watkins Christian Foundation
  • Wege Foundation
  • Wellspring Philanthropic Fund
  • Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation
  • WHH Foundation
  • Wilbur and Hilda Glenn Family Foundation
  • William and Lia G. Poorvu Family Foundation
  • William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund
  • William G. McGowan Charitable Fund
  • Williams Family Foundation of Georgia Inc.
  • Wolohan Family Foundation
  • Woodard Family Foundation
  • Woodcock Foundation
  • Wyomissing Foundation
  • Zagoriy Foundation
  • Zalik Foundation
  • Zarpet Family Foundation
  • Zarrow Families Foundation
  • Zeist Foundation
  • Zellerbach Family Foundation
  • Zidell Family Philanthropy
  • Zilber Family Foundation

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