Area foundations give out $80M

November 9, 2011 Updated Nov 9, 2011 at 9:32 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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November 9, 2011 Updated Nov 9, 2011 at 9:32 AM EDT

The Business First "All about Nonprofits" report shows that the 31 largest foundations in the Western New York region gave away more than $80 million last year. The foundations make the list of 2011 Top Foundations. Each one gave away at least $200,000 in total grants.

2011 Top Foundations:
John R. Oishei Foundation, $14 million
M&T Charitable Foundation, $13.4 million
The Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies, $9.3 million
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, $8 million
The Margaret L. Wendt Foundation, $3.2 million

The complete list of foundations is in the Business First "All About Nonprofits" special publication, which is on newstands now.

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