Who We Are
Giving Back to Our Community For more than 74 years the Baker family owned and published the Tacoma News Tribune. In 1986 Elbert sold The Tacoma News Tribune to McClatchy Newspapers. Taking $1.5 million from the sale of the NewsRead more
What We Do
Local Public High School Scholarships The Baker Foundation provides funds for scholarships to graduating students who are in need and have given back to their community through volunteering and service-based activities or through leadership at their school. All scholarships areRead more
Program grants average between $2,500 and $10,000. Capital gifts and Endowment grants are $25,000 each.
All grant applications will be reviewed at one of the Foundation’s bi-annual meetings.