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The William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

The William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund

2 E. Read St., 9th Fl.

Baltimore, MD United States 21202-6903

Telephone: (410) 332-4171


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $225,324,518

Total giving: $1,082,433



Additional Contact Information

Tel. and e-mail for Melissa Warlow: (410) 332-4172, ext. 150 and


Established in 1964 in MD

Purpose and Activities

Giving to support cultural and artistic organizations and programs that enhance Baltimore, MD's, civic participation and economic health. The fund's objectives are to celebrate metropolitan life, spur economic development, improve the quality of life, provide access to cultural opportunities for all, support civic engagement through the arts, and create opportunities for self-expression and reflection.

Fields of Interest

  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Historic preservation
  • Performing arts
  • Theater
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
  • Coalitions and alliances
  • Multipurpose centers

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $225,324,518 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,225,055

Total giving: $1,082,433

Qualifying distributions: $1,098,266