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Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation


Last profile update: 05/26/2017
Last grant data update: 11/10/2017

At A Glance

Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation

10 N. Hanley Rd.

Clayton, MO United States 63105-3426


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation






Established in 1999 in MA - Sidney R. Baer, Jr., a member of the well-known family who founded the Stix Baer & Fuller department store chain, established the Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation in memory of his family. The foundation was established for alleviating suffering of the mentally ill. Mr. Baer personally faced mental health challenges during his life

Purpose and Activities

The primary focus of the foundation relates to depression and schizophrenia. Funding is provided to organizations for the care and rehabilitation of the victims of these maladies; formal education for the victims, their families, and the public; and research related to the cause, alleviation, and prevention of these conditions.