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.

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Major Funders

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

Leadership Circle

  • Acton Family Giving
  • John M. Belk Endowment
  • The Brown Foundation, Inc.
  • H. E. Butt Foundation
  • C.E. and S. Foundation
  • Crown Family Philanthropies
  • Nathan Cummings Foundation
  • The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
  • Eleanor Crook Foundation
  • Max. M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation
  • Flora Family Foundation
  • Frey Foundation
  • Emanuel J. Friedman Philanthropies
  • The Gambrell Foundation
  • The Goizueta Foundation
  • Walter & Elise Haas Fund
  • Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
  • Hellman Foundation
  • Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
  • Roy A. Hunt Foundation
  • Hyde Family Foundations
  • Leighty Foundation
  • The Libra Foundation
  • MARK Foundation
  • Mathile Family Foundation
  • McKnight Foundation
  • Meadows Foundation
  • Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation
  • William J. & Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation
  • Panda Charitable Foundation
  • William Penn Foundation
  • Quixote Foundation
  • Robins Foundation
  • David Rockefeller Fund
  • Russell Family Foundation
  • Satterberg Foundation
  • Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation
  • Seth Sprague Educational and Charitable Foundation
  • Surdna Foundation
  • Tarsadia Foundation
  • Walder Foundation
  • Walton Family Foundation
  • Lawrence Welk Family Foundation
  • Winston Family Foundation

Friends of the Family

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

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