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The George F. Baker Trust


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

The George F. Baker Trust

1 Court Sq., 8th Fl.

Long Island City, NY United States 11120

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $5,281,842

Total giving: $149,108



Bridge Number



Trust established in 1937 in NY - A chairman of the board of the First National Bank of New York (now Citibank), Mr. Baker set aside a large portion of his estate to carry on the philanthropic policies which he pursued during his lifetime. The trust began functioning in 1943 upon completion of the settlement of Mr. Baker's estate. Grants may be made both from income and principal.

Fields of Interest

  • Addiction services
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Foundations
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • Mental health care
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Zoos
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
  • Foundations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $5,281,842 (market value)

Expenditures: $456,068

Total giving: $149,108

Qualifying distributions: $426,830