Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Baker Family Foundation Grants

Grants to Lane County, Oregon Nonprofits for Human
Services, Education, Arts, and Recreation Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Baker Family Foundation

Deadline Date:



Request a Grant Writer

Grants to Oregon nonprofit organizations to benefit residents and improve the quality of life in Lane County. Programs can fall in the areas of human services, arts, recreation, civic programs, and education, particularly for journalism, literacy, and citizenship initiatives.

Particular interest is given:
- To provide for the delivery of basic human needs through funding health and welfare programs,
- To improve the quality of life in our communities through the funding of the arts, recreation and civic programs and
- To further educational opportunities and programs, especially (but not limited to) the areas of journalism, literacy and citizenship.
The goals of the funder are to:
- Enhance existing services through funding specific projects,
- Provide seed money for new projects or services and
- Enhance the ability to provide service through contributing to new or improved facilities or equipment

Geographic eligibility includes people and organizations who live or work in the circulation area of The Register-Guard newspaper, which is centered in Lane County, Oregon. In addition, some grants could be considered for other communities where the Baker family (descendants of Alton F. Baker) reside or work.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146462

Term of Contract:

Multi-year grant requests are not encouraged, but are occasionally approved depending on the project.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Unsolicited applications from 501(c)3 organizations are accepted.

Pre-Application Information:

The foundation has only one grant round per year, which begins with the application deadline of September 1, 2017.

Applications are accepted and screened in September. Applicants are notified in October if they have been advanced to full consideration. The board meets in December to decide grant awards. Applicants may be invited to give brief oral presentations. Grantmaking decisions are communicated in January and payments are made in April.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Bridget Baker, President
Phone: 541-388-2700

The Baker Family Foundation
3500 Chad Drive
Eugene, OR 97408

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Oregon: Lane County

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 05/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development and Job Training in Eli...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to address the needs of residents in eligible counties, with priority given to low- to moderate-income populations. Applicants in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska,

GrantWatch ID#: 130602

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies and IHEs for Projects to Reduce Serious Neighborhood Crime

Deadline 04/26/21

Grants to USA nonprofits, agencies, Tribes, and IHEs for community-oriented programs to reduce serious neighborhood crime. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations well in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended for cooperative projects with law en

GrantWatch ID#: 132213

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Psychologist for Child Psychology Rese...

Deadline 06/15/21

Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career psychologist for child psychology research projects. The purpose of the program is for research and demonstration projects that foster an understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholast

GrantWatch ID#: 132694

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Improvement Initiatives

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government entities, educational institutions, and volunteer fire companies for community benefit projects. Funding is intended to support a wide range of impactful and sustainable initiatives that meet community needs.

GrantWatch ID#: 132986

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions to Promote Cancer Detection and Pr...

Deadline 04/21/21

Grants of $25,000 to USA and Territories nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible regions for programs and projects addressing cancer prevention and early detection. Funding is intended to provide the resources needed to fund vital community-level act

GrantWatch ID#: 133776