Private grantmaking foundations 

The top private grantmaking foundations in Arkansas, ranked by assets For calendar year 2004, unless noted.

Over $100 million

Walton Family Foundation, $733,875,298 (2003)

Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation (Bentonville), $273,294,393 (2003)

Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, $139,290,289, Winthrop Rockefeller Trust, $115,890,445

Charles A. Frueauff Foundation, $111,241,607

Windgate Charitable Trust (Fayetteville), $102,930,762

$10 million-$100 million

Arkansas Community Foundation, $68,459,890

Harvey and Bernice Jones Center for Families, $64,670,586 (2003)

Ross Foundation (Arkadelphia), $85,804,447

Murphy Foundation (El Dorado), $44,919,759

Horace C. Cabe Foundation (Texas), $40,735,989

ABC Foundation (Little Rock), $32,338,561

Tyson Foundation (Springdale),, $27,161,207

Schmeiding Foundation (Springdale), $23,046,256

Charles M. and Joan R. Taylor Foundation, $21,571,578 (2003)

Trinity Foundation (Pine Bluff), $18,603,421

Glass Family Foundation (Bentonville), $15,934,412

Stella Smith Charitable Trust, $15,523,236 (2003)

Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable and Educational Trust, $13,752,799

Soderquist Family Foundation (Rogers), $12,195,191 (2003)

Olds Foundation (Amity), $11,986,215

$5 million-$10 million

Union County Community Foundation, $9,996,260

The Hussman Foundation, $8,115,837

Herbert McAdams II Foundation, $7,993,268

Tom J. and Edna Mae Carson Foundation (Fort Smith), $7,600,922

Bodenhamer Foundation, $7.3 million

Union County Community Foundation (El Dorado), $6,917,332

Ottenheimer Brothers Foundation, $6.2 million

R.E. Wilson Trust (Wilson), $5,987,511

Karl and Matilda Pfeiffer Foundation (Piggott), $5,963,416

Bob White Memorial Foundation (Eudora), $5,142,796 (2003)

The Buck Foundation (Rogers), $5,043,662


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