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Largest Private Foundations
Los Angeles County

Ranked by Total Assets, 2018*

Getty Center, Los Angeles

The Getty Center from the air, supported by the J. Paul Getty Trust. Photo by Jelson25 via Wikimedia Commons.


Name Type Total Assets (2018*) Location Founded
University of Southern University $12,195,450,741 Los Angeles 1895
J Paul Getty Trust Named Trust/Foundation $10,991,862,987 Los Angeles 1954
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Hospital, General $6,529,192,176 Los Angeles 1902
The California Endowment Private Independent Foundation $3,828,720,064 Los Angeles 1996
The UCLA Foundation Monetary support - Education $3,539,413,765 Los Angeles 1945
Name Type Total Assets (2018*) Location Founded
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Private Grantmaking Foundation $2,808,284,451 Agoura Hills 1990
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Hospital, Specialty $2,320,601,938 Los Angeles 1901
The Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation Private Independent Foundation $1,797,812,814 Los Angeles 1999
Norton Simon Art Foundation Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution $1,644,035,362 Pasadena 1957
California Community Foundation Community Foundation $1,562,012,914 Los Angeles 1980
Name Type Total Assets (2018*) Location Founded
Annenberg Foundation Education $1,402,322,765 Los Angeles 1989
Norton Simon Foundation Private Grantmaking Foundation $1,384,457,224 Pasadena 1954
Loyola Marymount University University $1,312,304,485 Los Angeles 1918
The Ahmanson Foundation Private Grantmaking Foundation $1,169,556,325 Beverly Hills 1955
W M Keck Foundation Private Grantmaking Foundation $1,168,650,000 Los Angeles 1959
Name Type Total Assets (2018*) Location Founded
Jewish Community Foundation of the Jewish Federation Council of Greater LA Fund Raising Organization $960,591,791 Los Angeles 1954
The California Wellness Foundation Single Organization Support $880,609,276 Woodland Hills (Los Angeles) 1991
Weingart Foundation Private Grantmaking Foundation $802,302,244 Los Angeles 1952
Frederick R Weisman Art Foundation Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution $774,371,693 Los Angeles 1994
Museum Associates Museum, Art $765,515,040 Los Angeles 1938
Name Type Total Assets (2018*) Location Founded
Occidental College University $747,924,529 Los Angeles 1887
Kavli Foundation Private Independent Foundation $630,199,731 Los Angeles 2000
Broad Art Foundation Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution $626,475,764 Los Angeles 1998
The Broad Museum, Art $558,551,286 Los Angeles 2011
The David Geffen Foundation Private Grantmaking Foundation $553,159,688 Los Angeles 1987
Name Type Total Assets (2018*) Location Founded
AIDS Healthcare Foundation AIDS $528,272,065 Los Angeles 1987
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers Computer Science $505,518,063 Los Angeles 1998
Good Samaritan Hospital Hospital, General $498,043,556 Los Angeles 1885
The Rose Hills Foundation Cemetery, Burial Services $461,438,100 Pasadena 1977
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Professional Society/ Association - Arts & culture $458,606,562 Beverly Hills 1930
Name Type Total Assets (2018*) Location Founded
Martin Luther King Jr Los Angeles Healthcare Corporation Community Health System $454,546,970 Los Angeles 2010
Los Angeles Philharmonic Association Symphony Orchestra $417,446,115 Los Angeles 1934
Windsong Trust Private Independent Foundation $417,419,789 Manhattan Beach 2004
Queenscare Hospital, General $407,190,264 Los Angeles 1936
Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Private Grantmaking Foundation $405,058,532 Encino (Los Angeles) 2004
Name Type Total Assets (2018*) Location Founded
Skirball Cultural Center Cultural, Ethnic Awareness $400,073,953 Los Angeles 1995
Daughters of Charity Foundation Fund Raising Organization $381,048,930 Los Angeles 1984
Ralph M Parsons Foundation Private Grantmaking Foundation $361,470,819 Los Angeles 1963
The Colburn School Performing Arts School $350,839,845 Los Angeles 1951
Michael and Lori Milken Family Foundation Private Grantmaking Foundation $319,612,845 Santa Monica 1998
Name Type Total Assets (2018*) Location Founded
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles Human Service Organization $308,101,035 Los Angeles 1937
Unihealth Foundation Community Health System $307,164,984 Los Angeles 1985
Music Center Foundation Monetary support - Arts & culture $302,721,044 Los Angeles 1973
Orthopaedic Hospital Hospital, Specialty $298,493,505 Los Angeles 1923
Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation Private Grantmaking Foundation $292,860,910 Los Angeles 1956
Name Type Total Assets (2018*) Location Founded
Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History Foundation Monetary support - Arts & culture $283,987,827 Los Angeles 1965
Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center Inc Museum, Art $276,868,740 Los Angeles 1989
Mount Saint Mary’s University University $266,358,613 Los Angeles 1925
Autry Museum of the American West Museum, History $237,438,503 Los Angeles 1988
Cotsen Foundation for the Art of Teaching Private Grantmaking Foundation $236,178,944 Los Angeles 2001
Name Type Total Assets (2018*) Location Founded
Catholic Community Foundation of Los Angeles Community Foundation $235,994,123 Los Angeles 2014
Dan Murphy Foundation Private Grantmaking Foundation $226,188,443 Los Angeles 1957
The Chan Soon-Shion Family Foundation Private Grantmaking Foundation $221,807,869 Los Angeles 2008
Young Men’s Christian Association of Metropolitan Los Angeles Young Men's or Women's Association $221,732,642 Los Angeles 1882
Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation Museum, Automotive $220,505,505 Los Angeles 1999
Name Type Total Assets (2018*) Location Founded
Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Private Independent Foundation $217,636,909 Los Angeles 2001
Dart-L Foundation Private Grantmaking Foundation $211,916,353 Los Angeles 1998

* All asset data is for 2018, except where noted.
† Asset data is for 2020.
‡ Asset data is for 2017.

Sources:
Open 990;
990 Finder (Foundation Center);
Almanac Research