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642. Foundations-- Grants Reported by Subject Field and Recipient Organization

[Covers grants of $10,000 or more in size (4,475 represents $4,475,000,000). For 1998 based on reports of 1,009 foundations. Grant sample dollar value represented half of all grant dollars dollars awarded by private, corporate, and community foundations. Covers nongovernmental nonprofit organizations with funds and programs managed by their own trustees or directors, whose goals were to maintain or aid social, educational, religious, or other activities deemed to serve the common good. Excludes organizations that make general appeals to the public for funds, act as trade associations for industrial or other special groups, or do not currently award grants]

                                                                   
NUMBER OF GRANTS NUMBER OF GRANTS Number of grants DOLLAR VALUE DOLLAR VALUE NUMBER OF GRANTS NUMBER OF GRANTS Number of grants DOLLAR VALUE DOLLAR VALUE Dollar value
(mil.dol.) (mil.dol.) (mil.dol.) (mil.dol.)
   
     Subject field 1998 1998 1998 1998
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 Percent Amount Percent Recipient organization 1 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 Percent Amount Percent
Number distri- (mil. distri- Number distri- (mil. distri-
bution dol.) bution bution dol.) bution
                                                                   
  Total 57,443 58,218 65,049 68,495 72,773 73,763 78,296 86,203 97,220 100.0 4,475 4,849 5,312 5,621 6,169 6,318 7,279 7,945 9,711 100.0 Arts/humanities organizations (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 2,618 2,813 3,093 3,575 3.7 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 192 227 240 346 3.6
Arts and culture 9,053 8,945 9,537 10,041 10,652 10,730 11,137 12,424 14,105 14.5 639 683 675 835 789 759 900 1,013 1,439 14.8 Community improvement
Education 13,319 13,350 15,003 15,036 15,883 15,340 16,358 18,285 20,080 20.7 1,150 1,210 1,347 1,337 1,804 1,584 1,852 1,902 2,367 24.4 organizations 2,630 2,588 2,961 3,044 3,297 3,536 3,735 4,218 4,984 5.1 151 151 181 210 225 253 301 360 440 4.5
Environment & animals 2,583 3,091 3,527 3,768 3,949 4,068 4,404 4,992 5,871 6.0 208 236 255 290 317 314 394 414 540 5.6 Educational institutions 17,766 17,658 19,454 19,805 20,865 20,499 21,712 24,258 26,360 27.1 1,733 1,880 1,975 2,036 2,453 2,359 2,723 2,968 3,580 36.9
Health 7,275 7,473 8,631 9,326 9,424 9,393 10,420 11,366 11,816 12.2 752 817 944 1,025 937 1,096 1,180 1,324 1,602 16.5 Colleges & universities 10,953 10,686 11,356 11,518 10,956 10,599 11,013 12,079 12,674 13.0 1,255 1,340 1,290 1,356 1,551 1,431 1,559 1,672 2,137 22.0
Human services 12,360 12,339 13,836 15,205 16,569 17,146 18,036 19,630 22,923 23.6 645 688 847 822 951 1,040 1,262 1,227 1,456 15.0 Educational support
International affairs, agencies 2,538 2,485 2,786 2,940 4,314 4,341 4,588 5,271 5,968 6.1 177 211 257 267 350 407 641 610 650 6.7
  development & peace 1,622 1,952 2,073 2,167 2,128 2,197 2,468 2,720 2,918 3.0 140 196 179 205 211 220 235 300 313 3.2 Schools 2,623 2,861 3,451 3,481 3,718 3,765 4,208 4,725 5,389 5.5 143 165 220 231 360 308 294 340 435 4.5
Public/societal benefit 6,649 6,582 7,755 7,913 8,479 8,984 9,509 10,176 12,076 12.4 491 506 590 632 649 732 847 970 1,149 11.8 Environmental agencies (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 2,609 2,888 3,209 3,898 4.0 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 191 218 254 340 3.5
  Federated funds 1,961 1,786 2,375 2,310 2,400 2,374 2,388 2,444 2,615 2.7 195 185 227 228 218 218 214 260 306 3.1
Science and technology 2,074 1,826 1,968 2,029 2,497 2,214 2,259 2,352 2,451 2.5 223 278 215 222 250 301 251 428 369 3.8 Hospitals/medical care
Social sciences 1,049 1,157 1,051 1,255 1,401 1,336 1,296 1,691 1,688 1.7 133 133 143 153 151 138 189 199 243 2.5 facilities 3,050 3,169 3,522 3,818 3,431 3,343 3,605 3,743 3,856 4.0 300 345 401 372 330 369 394 391 455 4.7
Religion 1,238 1,382 1,588 1,668 1,705 2,228 2,317 2,454 3,153 3.2 85 98 115 95 104 126 160 158 221 2.3 Human service agencies 9,689 10,018 11,229 12,287 13,233 13,598 14,435 15,665 18,053 18.6 472 485 578 626 704 738 781 861 1,060 10.9
Other 221 121 80 87 86 127 92 113 139 0.1 7 4 3 7 6 10 8 9 12 0.1 Museums/historical societies 2,832 2,672 3,048 2,943 2,904 3,008 3,291 3,525 4,007 4.1 277 319 302 352 267 267 327 364 511 5.3
  Performing arts groups 3,443 3,484 3,688 3,631 3,547 3,518 3,606 4,099 4,425 4.6 188 188 206 231 231 184 201 241 319 3.3
  Professional societies &
  associations 3,028 3,052 3,539 2,053 2,067 (NA) 2,282 (NA) (NA) (NA) 193 224 243 182 158 (NA) 208 (NA) (NA) (NA)
  Public administration
  agencies (NA) (NA) (NA) 2,161 2,365 2,145 2,316 2,667 2,889 3.0 (NA) (NA) (NA) 222 208 218 225 307 327 3.4
  Public/general health
  organizations (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1,707 1,854 2,013 2,170 2.2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 172 208 224 271 2.8
  Recreation organizations (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 791 856 967 1,195 1.2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 72 265 81 83 0.9





1 Grants may be awarded to multiple types of recipient organizations and would thereby be double-counted.

Source: The Foundation Center, New York, NY, The Foundation Grants Index, annual.

http://www.fdncenter.org/



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/642_foundations_grants_reported_by_subject_field.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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