Skip to main contentssxrzcdqvasssydv

The Barker Welfare Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-17

At A Glance

The Barker Welfare Foundation

P.O. Box 2

Glen Head, NY United States 11545-0002

Telephone: (516) 759-5592


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-09-30)

Assets: $107,830,078

Total giving: $3,250,937






Incorporated in 1934 in IL

Purpose and Activities

The mission of the Barker Welfare Foundation is to make grants to qualified charitable organizations whose initiatives improve the quality of life, with an emphasis on strengthening youth and families and to reflect the philosophy of Catherine B. Hickox, the Founder. Grants to established organizations and charitable institutions, with emphasis on youth and families, museums and the fine and performing arts, child welfare and youth agencies, health services and rehabilitation, welfare, aid to the handicapped, family planning, libraries, the environment, recreation, and programs for the elderly.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Human services
  • Libraries
  • Mental health care
  • Museums
  • Sports and recreation
  • Visual arts
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-09-30

Assets: $107,830,078 (market value)

Expenditures: $4,154,882

Total giving: $3,250,937

Qualifying distributions: $3,708,095