Key Facts on U.S. Foundations 2013

Publication date: 
October, 2013
Source(s): 
Foundation Center

According to the Foundation Center’s latest annual research study, in 2011 the country’s over 81,000 foundations held $622 billion in assets and distributed $49 billion, an amount estimated to have reached $50.9 billion in 2012. Health and education are the top priorities of the country’s largest foundations, accounting for almost half of all grant dollars.