Lillie I. W. Baker Trust – Foundation Grants – Wells Fargo

Lillie I. W. Baker Trust

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To provide assistance to less fortunate hospital patients desiring a private hospital room, through grant-making to qualifying hospitals in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Application deadlines

September 1

Program areas

Human services

States served


Geographic limitations

Philadelphia, PA and the surrounding vicinity


Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The Lillie I. W. Baker Trust provides grants to hospitals to help subsidize the cost of private hospital rooms for needy patients in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and its vicinity.


  • 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 giving

Average grant size: $45,000
Average number of grants per year: 7

Application period and deadlines

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


Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission.

Required agreements and reports

Except as otherwise specified when a grant is awarded, a progress report must be submitted within 6 months after receiving funds.

About the Foundation

The Lillie I. W. Baker Trust was created under the Last Will and Testament of Ms. Baker. The trust was established in memory of Dr. George Fales to provide grants to hospitals, in Philadelphia and its vicinity, to help subsidize the cost of private hospital rooms for those patients who otherwise would not be able to afford these kinds of medical services.