The Walker Family Foundation
History and Background
On August 15, 1990, the Walker Family Foundation, Inc., was organized when members of the Walker family who had been associated with a family-owned business made the initial capital contributions to establish the trust. Since its inception, additional contributions have been made by family members as well as friends and employees of the company.
The Mission of the Walker Family Foundation
The Walker Family Foundation seeks to provide grants to support and enhance activities and programs that benefit the long-term growth and well being of the greater Indianapolis community and/or are of special interest and concern to the Walker family.
Directors of the Walker Family Foundation are:
- John F. Ackerman
- Frank D. Walker
- Jane T. Walker
- Steven F. Walker
The officers of the Walker Family Foundation are:
- Frank D. Walker, President
- Jane T. Walker, Vice President
- Steven F. Walker, Secretary & Treasurer
- Mark Winzenread, Assistant Secretary/Assistant Treasurer
The Walker Family Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization. The organization operates on a fiscal year that ends each June 30.
Walker Family Foundation Grants
The Walker Family Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant requests. With few exceptions the Board of Directors will only entertain grant requests that are recommended by a member of the family who is actively involved with the non-profit and/or who personally supports the organization financially.
Corresponding With the Foundation
General correspondence concerning, or related to the Walker Family Foundation should be directed to:
Frank D. Walker, President,
Walker Family Foundation, Inc.
301 Pennsylvania Parkway, #400
Indianapolis, IN 46280
Fax Number: 317-843-8904
The Walker Family Foundation makes grants only to groups qualified as 501(c)3 organizations by the Internal Revenue Service.