To support a variety of charitable purposes, primarily in Allen County, Indiana.
Arts, culture, and humanities
There are no geographic limitations; however, the trust primarily supports organizations located in Allen County, Indiana.
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
The Eric A. Baade and Mary C. Baade Charitable Purposes Trust was created to support a variety of charitable purposes.
- To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
- Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.
Average grant size: $5,000 to $10,000
Average number of grants per year: 10
Average total giving per year: $90,000
Application period and deadlines
Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by May 1 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that occurs in June.
Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated in July for applications received by the deadline.
Required agreements and reports
Periodic progress reports and final reports may be required for funded projects.
About the Foundation
The Eric A. Baade and Mary C. Baade Charitable Purposes Trust was created by Eric A. Baade in 1958. The Baades were longtime residents and active philanthropists in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The trust continues to support the Fort Wayne area.
Mr. Baade was born in 1897 and died in 1975. His wife, Mary, was born in 1909 and died in 2000.