The C. B. Baird, Jr. Foundation

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Mission

To support the arts, education, outdoor educational programs, and social services through grants to organizations located in and serving the residents of Fort Worth, Texas.

Application deadlines

March 1

Program areas

Arts, Culture, and Humanities
Education
Human Services
Public/Society Benefit

States served

Texas

Geographic limitations

Grants are limited to Fort Worth, Texas.

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The C. B. Baird, Jr. Foundation was established exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes. The Foundation currently focuses its support on the arts, education, outdoor educational programs, and social services through grants to organizations located in and serving the residents of Fort Worth, Texas.

Requirements

  • 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 giving

Average grant size: $5,000
Average number of grants per year: 10
Average total giving per year: $54,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by March 1 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that occurs in May.

Communications

Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated by June for applications received by the deadline.

Required agreements and reports

Periodic progress reports and final reports are required for funded projects 6 months after receiving funds.

About the Foundation

The C. B. Baird, Jr. Foundation was created in 2004 by C. B. Baird, Jr. of Fort Worth, TX. The Foundation currently focuses its giving on the arts, education, outdoor educational programs, and social services in Fort Worth, TX.