Arizona Grantmakers Forum

Arizona Grantmakers Forum (AGF) is a statewide association that provides educational resources, research and networking opportunities for grantmakers in Arizona.

Associated Grant Makers

Founded in 1969, Associated Grant Makers, Inc. is the only regional association of grant makers, both foundations and corporations with giving programs, serving in, or making grants in Massachusetts and surrounding areas. We are a leadership organization for philanthropy with more than three decades of service to the philanthropic community. AGM’s mission is to promote the practice and expansion of effective and responsible philanthropy to improve the health and vitality of its region.

Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers

The Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers is the region’s premier resource on philanthropy, dedicated to informing grantmakers and improving our community. ABAG was founded in 1983 to provide a forum in which colleagues could address common problems, approaches and interests. Our members include more than 145 private and community foundations, donor advised funds, and corporations with strategic grantmaking programs – representing the vast majority of institutional giving in our area.

Colorado Association of Funders

As the only organization in Colorado focused exclusively on the full spectrum of funders in our state, the Colorado Association of Funders has been a key local resource for foundations and other funders looking to share ideas and expertise, collaborate on funding strategies and strategically expand their reach across the state and beyond.

Connecticut Council for Philanthropy

The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) is an association of grantmakers committed to promoting and supporting effective philanthropy for the public good. CCP serves 112 grantmakers representing more than $6.3 billion in assets and more than $720 million in annual grantmaking. CCP advances philanthropy by transforming the community through the power of partnerships. CCP is the go-to center for connections, networks, ideas and information among a growing network of grantmakers throughout Connecticut. Members have access to targeted benefits and services and a powerful link to fellow funders who share a commitment to addressing critical issues affecting citizens and communities across Read more

Council of Michigan Foundations

The Council of Michigan Foundations is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership association of more than 350 grantmaking organizations working together to strengthen, promote and increase philanthropy in Michigan. We are a diverse and inclusive philanthropic community that helps members network, learn, advocate, innovate and communicate to achieve greater impact. The Council of Michigan Foundations is: A developer of learning opportunities, knowledge resources and exemplary conferences and events An incubator of new foundation practices A pilot for national initiatives A partner with state and federal policymakers on behalf of Michigan philanthropy A centralized voice of Michigan philanthropy Our Mission: To strengthen, promote and Read more

Council of New Jersey Grantmakers

The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers exists to strengthen and promote effective philanthropy throughout New Jersey. The leading resource for networking and information for New Jersey’s philanthropic community, CNJG provides representatives of all types of grantmaking organizations with access to valuable services and meaningful activities to advance their work.

Delaware Grantmakers Association

The Delaware Grantmakers Association exists to provide information, education, networking and collaboration opportunities to individuals, corporations, and foundations who make significant charitable contributions in Delaware, and to strengthen philanthropy through public information and advocacy. It also works to increase the number of institutional donors supporting nonprofits in the state.

Florida Philanthropic Network

Florida Philanthropic Network is a statewide association of nearly 110 grantmakers working to build philanthropy to build a better Florida. FPN’s members are private independent, corporate and family foundations, community foundations, public charity grantmakers and corporate giving programs – from Miami to Jacksonville; Naples to Pensacola – who hold over $6.5 billion in assets and invest over $430 million annually (excluding members located outside Florida) to improve the quality of life for our citizens.


Forefront is the only statewide association in the U.S. that represents grantmakers, nonprofits, and their advisors, along with their allies. Forefront’s work is built on four pillars: Attracting investment to the sector (including ensuring state funding for nonprofit programs, promoting impact investing, and encouraging individual giving); Improving systems and policies (including the streamlining of the state government grants process and encouraging full funding of program delivery); Developing top talent (including leadership development and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion); and Building the organizational capacity of the sector (including education and training programs, project management, and the collective action of our Members).r.

Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers

The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers (the Forum) is a national philanthropic leader and a network of 35 regional associations of grantmakers. It supports philanthropy by strengthening the ability of all regional associations to fulfill their missions; these associations promote the growth and effectiveness of philanthropy in order to improve life in their communities. The Forum organizes its activities and applies its resources against six priorities: Strengthen: We strengthen effective and efficient geographic associations and provide support and services to them. Connect: We leverage the assets of our network. Expand: We promote greater participation in geographic associations. Knowledge: We Read more

Gateway Center for Giving

The Gateway Center for Giving helps donors do more. We strengthen philanthropy and promote community impact by providing programming, research, technical assistance and professional development opportunities to grantmaking organizations in the St. Louis region. We provide donors with networking opportunities with peers and community leaders to share information and resources, build understanding, and foster collaboration. We offer quality information, research and skill-building programs to ensure effective and accountable use of charitable dollars. We enhance regional leadership through information on community needs and philanthropic best practices, supporting collaborative action to help address our region’s most pressing issues.

Grantmakers Council of Rhode Island

The Grantmakers Council of Rhode Island (GCRI), a membership organization of private, community and corporate foundations, corporation giving programs, and individuals with organized grantmaking programs or charitable endowments, works to educate and inform individuals engaged in organized philanthropy in Rhode Island.

Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington

GRANTMAKERS of Oregon and Southwest Washington is a network of grantmakers working to strengthen and expand philanthropy and improve the vitality and health of the communities we serve. Our mission is to promote effective philanthropy in Oregon and southwest Washington by providing our members with the services and support they need to succeed. The organization is a resource for funders, an advocate for ethical and responsible charitable giving and a catalyst for effective philanthropy. GRANTMAKERS is one of 34 regional associations across the country. Our members directly benefit from this national network of colleagues working in philanthropy. Grantmakers involved in Read more

Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania

Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania (GWP) is a professional membership association formed in 1985 by leaders who wanted to create an organized mechanism for grantmakers to learn and work together. It is a 501 (c) (3) organization serving 26 counties in western Pennsylvania.

Indiana Philanthropy Alliance

Indiana Philanthropy Alliance (IPA) is a nonprofit membership association of and for the state’s philanthropic grantmaking community. Our members include public and private foundations, corporate giving programs, governmental grantmakers, regranting organizations, philanthropic advisors and other qualified individuals. Collectively, our membership holds about $12.5 billion in assets and awards more than $500 million in grants each year.

Iowa Council of Foundations

The Iowa Council of Foundations is the place where grantmakers come together to access information, build skills and develop relationships to enhance philanthropy in Iowa. As a membership based organization, the Iowa Council of Foundations (ICoF) serves grantmakers that provide funding support to charitable projects and programs in Iowa. As the lead philanthropic entity in Iowa, we strive to strengthen and promote philanthropy in the State, facilitate and promote effective philanthropic grantmaking, and to provide a forum for the exchange of information on programs and issues.

Maine Philanthropy Center 

Founded in 1995, the Maine Philanthropy Center is a regional association of grantmakers – small and large private foundations, community foundations, public foundations, corporate giving programs, family foundations and philanthropic individuals – who share a commitment to increasing the vitality and visibility of Maine’s philanthropy community. MPC carries out its mission through a range of programs and services.

Minnesota Council on Foundations

Minnesota Council on Foundations (MCF), a regional association of grantmakers, works actively to expand and strengthen a vibrant community of diverse grantmakers who individually and collectively advance the common good. MCF members represent three-quarters of all grantmaking in the state, awarding more than $900 million to nonprofits annually. Members include family and private independent foundations, community and other public foundations, and corporate foundations and giving programs. MCF is: An advocate for giving, promoting ethical and responsible charitable giving A resource for grantmaking, creating and sharing information for and about grantmakers A catalyst for philanthropy, sparking connections, networks and knowledge for Read more

New Mexico Association of Grantmakers 

New Mexico Association of Grantmakers (NMAG) is a regional membership association that provides programs, research and educational resources, and networking opportunities for grantmakers throughout New Mexico.

North Carolina Network of Grantmakers

The North Carolina Network of Grantmakers is the state’s only forum for sharing information and promoting cooperation among North Carolina’s grantmakers. We are committed to helping private foundations, corporate giving programs, donor advised fund holders, and community foundations strengthen their impact and effectiveness. We are your resource for networking, news, and information on philanthropy.

Northern California Grantmakers 

Northern California Grantmakers (NCG) is an association of foundations, corporate contributions programs and other private and public grantmakers. Building on an initiative started in 1965 to exchange ideas, improve cooperation among foundations, and increase their knowledge of community problems, NCG has now grown to support the activity of approximately 170 grantmaking organizations and individuals, with combined grantmaking of more than $3 billion annually. NCG’s work has resulted in an infrastructure that supports a robust professional community that continues to seek common standards, accepted modes of practice, and leadership for the field.

NY Funders Alliance

The NY Funders Alliance was formed in 2015 for the purpose of supporting and promoting effective philanthropy throughout our region in New York State.

Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

Philanthropy Network was founded in 1988 as Delaware Valley Grantmakers by Philadelphia area grantmakers who wanted to establish a forum where they could share best practices, talk about vital social issues and explore meaningful ways to work together. Now, more than 20 years later, we are the premier meeting place for leading regional funders to build essential skills, share knowledge and stay on top of key issues and trends. We envision a strong, vibrant and sustainable future for the Greater Philadelphia region, in which philanthropy is renowned and valued for catalytic, constructive and collaborative actions that provide opportunities for the Read more

Philanthropy New York

Since 1979, Philanthropy New York has worked to enhance the ability of philanthropic organizations and individual donors in the New York region to serve the public good. Our membership comprises 285 grantmaking organizations — the world’s leading private, corporate, family and public foundations. Collectively, they provide $7 billion in annual support to thousands of nonprofits and NGOs located in New York, the U.S. and around the world.

Philanthropy Northwest

Philanthropy Northwest is a reliable source for programming and events that help grantmakers in our region stay connected to information and to each other. Our programs focus on the issues that matter most right now, and they are relevant for institutional funders of all sizes – from small family foundations to large corporate giving programs. Philanthropy Northwest’s annual conference – the largest convening of funders in our region – offers unparalleled networking opportunities alongside educational sessions from experts in the field.

Philanthropy Ohio

Philanthropy Ohio is a statewide membership association that provides the network, tools and knowledge to help people engaged in philanthropy become more effective, powerful change agents in their communities.

Philanthropy Southwest

Philanthropy Southwest actively promotes opportunities to exchange ideas, build relationships and advance philanthropic excellence.  Our association includes trustees and staff with foundations in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. The region is large enough to provide diversity that inspires forward thinking, and small enough to ensure personalized attention. We are dedicated to fostering a welcoming environment with members who generously help other members, working together toward a better future.

Philanthropy West Virginia 

As West Virginia’s leading voice and premiere resource for philanthropy, Philanthropy West Virginia is committed to helping its members fulfill their charitable goals. It does so by providing opportunities for trustees and staff to network, build skills, enhance knowledge and demonstrate leadership. Philanthropy WV is the forum for funders to exchange information, discuss common interests, learn about relevant issues, hone their grantmaking skills and establish networks of important relationships across the state. Through its programs and services, Philanthropy WV helps funders become more efficient, effective grantmakers.

San Diego Grantmakers 

San Diego Grantmakers (SDG) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit membership association of organizations and individuals that carry out $25,000 or more annually of charitable giving to multiple nonprofits. To date, SDG’s membership includes more than 100 foundations, corporate philanthropy programs, giving circles, donor advised funds, grantmaking public charities and government funders.

Southeastern Council of Foundations 

The Southeastern Council of Foundations (SECF) is one of the nation’s largest regional associations of grantmakers, serving more than 330 of the most dynamic foundations and corporate giving programs in the South. SECF works in partnership with members in 11 Southeastern states to serve, strengthen, promote and champion the South’s philanthropic voice and infrastructure through engaging programming, leadership development training, access to unique resources and invaluable connections.

Southern California Grantmakers

Southern California Grantmakers (SCG) is the regional association for philanthropists and grantmakers working to make a difference in our communities and around the world. We are a leadership hub for our members to connect with each other, improve their grantmaking and amplify their independent efforts through collaborative work. Our members include family foundations, private independent foundations, community and public foundations, corporate foundations and corporate giving programs, individuals, and government agencies.

Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers 

The Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers is a membership association composed of grantmakers in the Greater Washington region – Northern Virginia, suburban Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Our members represent a vibrant cross-section of philanthropy, including family, community, corporate, and independent foundations, as well as corporate giving programs, governmental grantmakers, grantmaking public charities, and individual philanthropists. We provide a variety of services to our members to facilitate more effective, strategic, and efficient grantmaking, thereby making the Greater Washington region a better place to live and work.

Wisconsin Philanthropy Network

Wisconsin Philanthropy Network is a professional membership association of grantmakers in Wisconsin. Our members represent grantmaking foundations and corporate giving programs that make competitive grants to unaffiliated grantseekers or beneficiaries in Wisconsin. Membership is also open to donor-advised funds and private funders.