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Archie D. and Bertha H. Walker Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Archie D. and Bertha H. Walker Foundation

23505 Smithtown Rd., No. 260

Excelsior, MN United States 55331-4548

Telephone: (952) 380-1350

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $7,563,352

Total giving: $257,675






Incorporated in 1953 in MN

Purpose and Activities

Areas of major support include: 1) programs dealing with chemical dependency, chiefly alcoholism, and its effects on children and their development; 2) programs in the arts; and 3) programs addressing the treatment of racism, prejudice, and exclusivity. Within these 3 areas of primary interest, the foundation provides seed grants to pioneering programs. Also provides continued support of traditionally funded programs in conservation, education, and health. The foundation grants funds only to organizations that operate without prejudice.

Fields of Interest

  • Alcoholism
  • Arts and culture
  • Diversity and intergroup relations
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Substance abusers

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $7,563,352 (market value)

Expenditures: $451,510

Total giving: $257,675

Qualifying distributions: $366,217