2017 Edition

national industry 813211

Grantmaking Foundations


This U.S. industry comprises establishments known as grantmaking foundations or charitable trusts. Establishments in this industry award grants from trust funds based on a competitive selection process or the preferences of the foundation managers and grantors; or fund a single entity, such as a museum or university.

The immediate parent of national industry 813211 is international industry 81321: Grantmaking and Giving Services

Illustrative Examples

  • Community foundations
  • Scholarship trusts
  • Philanthropic trusts
  • Grantmaking foundations
  • Corporate foundations, awarding grants

2017 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Establishments primarily engaged in providing trust management services for others are classified in Industry 523920, Portfolio Management.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 813211 -
2007 813211 -
2012 813211 -
2017 813211 -

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 6732 - Educational, Religious, and Charitable Trusts

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 813211, Grantmaking Foundations:

  1. asae foundation
  2. charitable foundation
  3. educational religious and charitable trust
  4. grantmaking and giving service
  5. grantmaking and giving service not otherwise classified
  6. grantmaking foundation
  7. other service except public administration
  8. religious grantmaking civic professional and similar organization


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