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Walker Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Walker Foundation

(formerly W. E. Walker Foundation)

1020 Highland Colony Pkwy., Ste. 802

Ridgeland, MS United States 39157-8880

Telephone: (601) 939-3003

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $12,320,478

Total giving: $657,650

EIN

237279902

BRIDGE Number

7770094143

Background

Established in 1972 in MS

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education, conservation, the arts and human services.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships only to local residents attending graduate school, with a focus on theology and human service.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Bird preservation
  • Child welfare
  • Christianity
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Foundations
  • Human services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
Organizations
  • Independent foundations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $12,320,478 (market value)

Gifts received: $375,000

Expenditures: $1,002,956

Total giving: $657,650

Qualifying distributions: $657,650