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Bakken Family WRC Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Bakken Family WRC Foundation

90 S. 7th St., Ste. 5300

Minneapolis, MN United States 55402-4120

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $20,552,955

Total giving: $1,100,000




Established in 1995 in MN

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's primary interests are education, social services, humanities, and the arts in Minnesota. Applications are also accepted from individuals pursuing college or graduate school degrees or considering a religious career, and are in need of scholarship, fellowship, or loan assistance; fine arts and performing arts will also be considered.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Educational Program

The foundation provides funding to individuals in need of financial assistance to complete a college or graduate school degree; individuals with a history of activity in the fine arts, performing arts, or cultural activities in need of financial assistance to continue their efforts; and individuals planning on entering a religious career who require financial assistance related to their education or entry into their religious calling or ministry. Funding is focused on MN residents.

Grants to Individuals Program

Fellowships, scholarships, and loans primarily to individuals in MN.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • Protestantism
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $20,552,955 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,415,658

Total giving: $1,100,000

Qualifying distributions: $1,127,306