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					                       THE BARKER WELFARE FOUNDATION                                  GENERAL POLICY:

                                                                                      Grants are made to tax-exempt organizations which have
                          The Barker Welfare Foundation is a private                  received a ruling by the Internal Revenue Service that they
                          foundation established in Illinois in 1934 by               are organizations described in Section 501 (c) (3) and
                          Catherine Barker Hickox (1896-1970).                        classified in Section 509 (a) (1), (2), or (3) of the Internal
                                                                                      Revenue Code (publicly supported organizations and their
                                                                                      affiliates).

THE BARKER WELFARE                                                                    In advance of submitting a request, a 2-3 page letter, copy of
                     The mission of the Barker Welfare Foundation is to make          the first page of your most recent 990 filed with the IRS and
    FOUNDATION       grants to qualified charitable organizations whose initiatives   a current budget (including income and expense) for the
                     improve the quality of life, with an emphasis on                 whole organization. This can be done through the Online
                     strengthening youth and families and reflect the philosophy      Inquiry at www.Barkerwelfare.org A telephone call is
                     of Catherine Barker Hickox, the Founder.                         suggested to determine if the organization seeking to apply
                                                                                      for a grant falls within the current General Policy of the
                                                                                      Foundation. Inquiries should be made to Sarane H. Ross,
                                                                                      President, The Barker Welfare Foundation, P.O. Box 2, Glen
                                                                                      Head, NY 11545 or (516) 759-5592.

                     Directors and Officers                                           If a request for a grant appears suitable, a Grant Process
                                                                                      sheet, a Grant Application Form and a Checklist of required
                     Sarane H. Ross, Director and President                           information will be sent.
                     Katrina H. Becker, Director, Vice President and Secretary
   2007-2008         Thomas P. McCormick, Director and Treasurer
                                                                                      The funding policy for metropolitan Chicago is by invitation
                                                                                      (initiated by The Barker Welfare Foundation).
                     Diane Curtis, Director
                     Danielle A. Hickox, Director                                     1.   Consideration will be given to applications from
                     John B. Hickox, Director                                              institutions and agencies operating in the field of
                                                                                           Health, Welfare, Education, Cultural Activities and
                     Mary Lou Linnen, Director                                             Civic Affairs, primarily serving the metropolitan areas
                     Sarane R. O’Connor, Director                                          of Chicago, New York City and Michigan City,
                     Alexander B. Ross, Director                                           Indiana.
                     Stephen B. Ross, Director
                                                                                      2.   In general, as a matter of present policy, appeals for the
                     Susan M. De Maio, Assistant Secretary                                 following will be declined:

                                                                                           A. Organizations not located in nor directly serving
  ANNUAL REPORT                                                                               the areas defined in #1.
   & GUIDELINES                                                                            B. National health, welfare, education agencies,
                                                                                              institutions or funds.
                                                                                           C. Scholarships, fellowships, loans, student aid and
                                                                                              appeals from individuals.
                     The September 30, 2008 unaudited asset value of the Barker            D. Medical and scientific research.
                     Welfare Foundation was approximately $58,000,000.                     E. Private elementary and secondary schools,
                     Grants paid October 1, 2007 to September 30, 2008 totaled                colleges, universities, professional schools and
                     $2,646,055and were awarded to 200 organizations. In                      trade organizations.
                     addition a matching grant program made payments of                    F. Films, program advertising, conferences, seminars,
                     $132,418 for a grand total of $2,778,473.                                benefits and fundraising costs.
                                                                                           G. Start-up organizations, Start-up programs
                                                                                              emergency funds, and deficit financing.
                                                                                           H. Political lobbying or legislative activities.
                                                                                           I. Endowment funds and conduit organizations.
The foundation’s fiscal year is October 1 to September 30.       Girl Scouts of Chicago                                $12,000.00     Jack & Shirley Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Inc. $15,000.00
The following grants were paid in the twelve-month period        for the first payment on a pledge of $24,000 payable                 for first payment on a pledge of $30,000 payable over
ended September 30th, 2008.                                      over 2 years for the GirlSpace Program.                              2 years for the Youth Arts-Education Programming.
                                                                 Lyric Opera of Chicago                                $15,000.00     Junior Achievement, Inc.- Michigan City                $5,000.00
CHICAGO                                                          for final payment on a pledge of $30,000 payable                     for final payment on a pledge of $10,000 payable
                                                                 over 2 years for OperaReach youth education/cultural                 over 2 years for the Elementary School Program.
Adler Planetarium                                   $50,000.00
                                                                 outreach programming.
for a pledge of $100,000 payable over 2 years                                                                                         LaPorte County Child Abuse Prevention
for the Sky Theater Renovation Project.                          Planned Parenthood Chicago Area                       $20,000.00     Council, Inc.                                         $24,000.00
                                                                 for final payment on a pledge of $40,000 payable                     for first & final payment on a pledge of
Art Institute of Chicago                            $15,000.00
                                                                 over 2 years for the Colpo Program.                                  $24,000 payable over 2 years for General
for first payment on a pledge of $30,000 payable
over 2 years for Museum Education: Student and                   Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, Inc.                             Operating Support.
Teacher Programs.                                                (Illinois Unit)                                       $12,000.00     LaPorte County Meals on Wheels, Inc.                   $5,000.00
                                                                 for the final payment on a pledge of $24,000                         for General Operating Support.
Art Institute of Chicago                            $40,000.00
                                                                 payable over 2 years for the Educational Outreach &
to purchase two additions for the Gas                                                                                                 Michigan City Community Concert
                                                                 book production for Chicago Public Schools.
Chromography/Mass Spectromy equipment, #1 - a                                                                                         Association, Inc.                                      $5,000.00
solid -phase microextraction (SPME) and #2- a                    Thresholds                                            $10,000.00     for first & final payment on a pledge of $5,000
pyrolyzer.                                                       for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                     payable over 2 years for Fourth Concert/Youth Center.
                                                                 over 2 years for the Homeless Families Program.
Chicago Child Care Society                          $20,000.00                                                                        Parents Council for Handicapped & Retarded
for first payment on a pledge of $40,000 payable                 Window to the World Communications, Inc.                             Children of LaPorte County, Inc.                      $10,000.00
over 2 years for the Next Step Program.                          (WTTW/Channel 11)                                     $20,000.00     for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable
                                                                 for final payment on a pledge of $40,000 payable over                over 2 years for general operating support of the
Chicago Commons Association                         $30,000.00
                                                                 2 years for programming and services for children.                   Childcare Services.
for first payment on a pledge of $60,000 payable
over 2 years for the Adult Education & Training                  YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago                          $50,000.00     Samaritan Counseling Centers, Inc.                    $10,000.00
Program.                                                         for first payment on a pledge of $100,000 payable                    for final payment of $10,000 on a pledge of $20,000
                                                                 over 2 years for the Village Foundation                              payable over 2 years for General Operating Support.
Chicago Historical Society                          $15,000.00
                                                                 cabin at YMCA Camp Duncan.
for final payment on a pledge of $30,000 payable                                                                                      Sisters of St. Francis Health Services, Inc.          $40,000.00
over 2 years for General Operating Support.                      YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago                          $10,000.00     for first & second payment on a pledge of $40,000
                                                                 for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                     payable over 2 years for the Diabetes Management
Chicago Lighthouse for People Who are Blind or
                                                                 over 2 years for Child Sexual Violence and                           Education Service.
Visually Impaired                                   $25,000.00
                                                                 Support Services.
for final payment on a pledge of $50,000 payable                                                                                      Social and Learning Institute for the
over 2 years for the Low Vision Clinic Expansion                 MICHIGAN CITY                                                        Disadvantaged, Inc.                                   $12,000.00
& Renovation.                                                    Boys and Girls Club of Michigan City, Inc.              $12,000.00   for first & final payment on a pledge of $12,000
Chicago Public Library Foundation                   $15,000.00   for first payment on a pledge of $24,000 payable over                payable over 2 years for General Operating Support.
for final payment on a pledge of $30,000 payable                 2 years for General Operating Support.                               Stepping Stone Shelter for Women, Inc.                $24,000.00
over 2 years for the Teacher in the Library                      Citizens Concerned for the Homeless, Inc.                $7,500.00   for first & final payment on a pledge of $24,000
(TIL) Program.                                                   for final payment on a pledge of $15,000 payable over                payable over 2 years for General Operating
Chicago Symphony Orchestra                          $15,000.00   2 years for General Operating Support.                               Support.
for final payment on a pledge of $30,000 payable                 Festival Players Guild, Inc.                             $2,500.00   Women's Care Center, Inc.                              $5,000.00
over 2 years for the Education, Community                        for final payment on a pledge of $5,000 payable over                 for first payment on a pledge of $10,000 payable over
Relations and Diversity Programs.                                2 years for General Operating Support.                               2 years to expand programs at Michigan City site.
Chicago Youth Centers                               $15,000.00   Friends of Barker Civic Center, Inc.                    $25,000.00   Youth Service Bureau-Big Brothers Big Sisters of
for first payment on a pledge of $30,000 for the                 for General Operating Support.                                       LaPorte Cty, Inc.                                     $10,000.00
Teen Leadership Development Program.                                                                                                  for final payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable
                                                                 Harmony House/CASA Program of LaPorte
Court Appointed Special Advocates of                                                                                                  over 2 years for the Teen Court Program.
                                                                 County, Inc.                                            $12,000.00
Cook County                                         $10,000.00   for first & final payment on a pledge of $12,000
for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                 payable over 2 years for court appointed special
over 2 years for volunteer recruitment, training,                advocates to 20 children.
supervision and retention program.
                                                                 Harmony House/CASA Program of LaPorte
Field Museum of Natural History                     $50,000.00   County, Inc.                                            $12,000.00
for first payment on a pledge of $100,000 payable                for first & final payment on a pledge of $12,000
over 2 years for the Crown Family PlayLab.                       payable over 2 years for supervised visits for children
                                                                 and non-custodial parents.
NEW YORK                                                          Carnegie Hall Corporation                           $10,000.00    ENACT, Inc.                                             $6,000.00
Abraham House, Inc.                                   $7,500.00   for final payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                  for first payment on a pledge of $12,000 payable
for final payment on a pledge of $15,000 payable                  over 2 years for the LinkUp! Program.                             over 2 years for the ENACT program at the New
over 2 years for the General Operating Support.                   Center for Alternative Sentencing and                             Preparatory Middle School for Technology
                                                                  Employment Services, Inc.                           $10,000.00    and the Arts.
Adaptive Design Association, Inc.                     $7,500.00
for final payment on a pledge of $15,000 payable                  for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                  Fresh Youth Initiatives, Inc.                           $6,000.00
over 2 years for General Operating Support.                       over 2 years for General Operating Support                        for final payment on a pledge of $12,000 payable
                                                                  Center for Arts Education, Inc.                     $20,000.00    over 2 years for the Community Youth in
Albert G. Oliver Program, Inc.                      $10,000.00
                                                                  for first payment on a pledge of $40,000 payable                  Action Program.
for final payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable
over 2 years for the Counseling Program.                          over 2 years for General Operating Support.                       Friends of Raynham Hall Museum, Inc.                   $10,000.00
Alcoholism Council of New York                        $5,000.00   Central Park Conservancy                            $15,000.00    for a pledge of $10,000 when $10,000 is raised
for final payment on a pledge of $10,000 payable                  for final payment on a pledge of $30,000 payable                  for Phase Two: Rehousing the Collection and
over 2 years for General Operating Support.                       over 2 years for the Education and Youth                          Installation of Shelving System. Pledge
                                                                  Development Program.                                              completed and Paid 5/08.
American Museum of Natural History                  $15,000.00
for first payment on a pledge of $30,000 payable                  Chess-in-the-School, Inc.                             $6,000.00   Friends of the Cold Spring Harbor Fish
over 2 years for the Moveable Museum Program.                     for final payment on a pledge of $12,000 payable                  Hatchery, Inc.                                         $20,000.00
                                                                  over 2 years for the School Program at P.S. 115                   for second payment on a pledge of $60,000 payable
Amigos del Museo del Barrio, Inc.                     $6,000.00
                                                                  in Manhattan.                                                     over 3 years for renovations to the
for final payment on a pledge of $12,000 payable
                                                                  Children's Aid Society                              $12,500.00    Walter L. Ross II Aquarium
over 2 years for the Education Programs.
                                                                  for first payment on a pledge of $25,000 payable                  Goddard-Riverside Community Center                     $25,000.00
Arts Connection                                     $15,000.00
                                                                  over 2 years for The Next Generation Center.                      for final payment on a pledge of $50,000 payable
for final payment on a pledge of $30,000 payable
                                                                  Children's Village, Inc.                            $20,000.00    over 2 years for General Operating Support.
over 2 years for General Operating Support.
                                                                  for renovations to create a new Student Recreation                Good Shepherd Services                                 $25,000.00
Asphalt Green, Inc.                                 $40,000.00
                                                                  and Activities Center for at-risk youth.                          for 17th Street capital renovations.
for second payment on a pledge of $100,000 payable
over 3 years for the AquaCenter Renovations.                      City Harvest, Inc.                                  $12,000.00    Grand Street Settlement, Inc.                          $13,000.00
                                                                  for first payment on a pledge of $24,000 for                      for final payment on a pledge of $26,000 payable
Big Apple Circus, Ltd.                                $8,000.00
                                                                  General Operating Support.                                        over 2 years for General Operating Support.
for the first payment on a pledge of $16,000
payable over 2 years for the Clown Care Unit                      City Parks Foundation, Inc.                           $7,500.00   Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club, Inc.                $10,000.00
                                                                  for first payment on a pledge of $15,000 payable                  for a pledge of $10,000 when $10,000 is raised
in New York.
                                                                  over 2 years for the Puppet Mobile.                               for the Energy Management Project. Pledge
Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Long Island, Inc.       $10,000.00
                                                                  Clear Pool Camp, Inc.                               $10,000.00    completed and paid 6/08.
for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable
                                                                  for pledge of $10,000 when $20,000 is raised from                 Green Guerillas, Inc.                                   $5,000.00
 over 2 years for General Operating Support.
                                                                  new source. Restricted for Beyond the Classroom                   for final payment on a pledge of $10,000 payable
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City, Inc $17,500.00     Dual Campus Education Program.                                    over 2 years for General Operating Support.
for final payment on a pledge of $35,000 payable                  Pledge completed and paid 5/08.
over 2 years for the Foundation for Mentoring Growth.                                                                               Greenhope Services for Women, Inc.                      $7,500.00
                                                                  Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc.             $15,000.00    for final payment on a pledge of $15,000 payable
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Inc.                     $12,500.00    for first payment on a pledge of $30,000 payable
                                                                                                                                    over 2 years for General Operating Support.
for final payment on a pledge of $25,000 payable                  over 2 years for General Operating Support.
over 2 years for the Pre-Show Preparation Program:                                                                                  Hamilton Madison House, Inc.                            $7,500.00
                                                                  Door - A Center for Alternatives, Inc.                $9,000.00   for first payment on a pledge of $15,000 payable
Young Critics, Young Film Critics.                                for final payment on a pledge of $18,000 payable
                                                                                                                                    over 2 years for the After School Programs.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Corporation                   $9,000.00   over 2 years for General Operating Support.
for final payment on a pledge of $18,000 payable                                                                                    Hartley House                                          $10,000.00
                                                                  Dorot, Inc.                                           $7,500.00   for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable
over 2 years for the Children's Education Programs.               for final payment on a pledge of $15,000 payable
                                                                                                                                    over 2 years for General Operating Support.
Brooklyn Children's Museum Corp.                    $12,500.00    over 2 years for the Homelessness Prevention Program.
for final payment on a pledge of $25,000 payable                                                                                    Helen Keller International, Inc.                        $7,500.00
                                                                  DreamYard Drama Project, Inc.                       $12,500.00    for first payment on a pledge of $15,000 payable
over 2 years for the Campaign For Kids - New                      for first payment on a pledge of $25,000 payable
Education Exhibits & Programming.                                                                                                   over 2 years for the ChildSight Program.
                                                                  over 2 years for General Operating Support,
Brooklyn Public Library Foundation, Inc.            $12,000.00                                                                      Highbridge Community Life Center, Inc.                 $10,000.00
                                                                  East Harlem Employment Services, Inc.               $25,000.00    for General Operating Support for Powerful Families.
for first payment on a pledge of $24,000 payable                  for final payment on a pledge of $50,000 payable
over 2 years for Live Online Homework Help.                       over 2 years for General Operating Support.                       Hope Program, Inc.                                     $12,500.00
Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Inc.                         $12,500.00                                                                      for first payment on a pledge of $25,000 payable
                                                                  Elder Craftsmen, Inc.                               $11,000.00    over 2 years for General Operating Support.
for first payment on a pledge of $25,000 payable                  for final payment on a pledge of $22,000 payable
over 2 years for the Choral Music Education &                     over 2 years for the Crafts Training Programs.
Performance Program.
Hudson Guild                                           $10,000.00   Long Island Crisis Center, Inc.                        $7,500.00   New York Council on Adoptable Children, Inc.         $10,000.00
for final payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                    for first payment on a pledge of $15,000 payable                   for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable
over 2 years for General Operating Support.                         over 2 years for the LICC Online.                                  over 2 years for General Operating Support.
ICD International Center for the Disabled, Inc.        $12,500.00   Madison Square Boys and Girls Club                     $5,000.00   New York Foundling Hospital                          $20,000.00
for first payment on a pledge of $25,000 payable                    for equipment (tables, chairs, games, area rug,                    for a pledge of $20,000 when $20,000 is raised from
over 2 years for Traumatic Brain Injury                             bean bags and bookcases) for the Genesis Club House.               new sources and restricted for Stephen's House
Rehabilitation.                                                     Mercy Center, Inc.                                    $11,000.00   Campaign
iMentor                                                 $5,000.00   for final payment on a pledge of $22,000 payable                   New York Hall of Science                             $10,000.00
for first payment on a pledge of $10,000                            over 2 years for General Operating Support.                        for final payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable
payable over 2 years to support 20 mentee-mentor                    Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc.                  $25,000.00   over 2 years for the Science Career Ladder Program.
pairs enrolled in the Program in the New York                       for first payment on a pledge of $50,000 payable                   New York Historical Society                          $10,000.00
City Schools.                                                       over 2 years for replacement of the Met stage wagons.              for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable
Inwood House                                           $12,500.00   Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc.                  $50,000.00   over 2 years for the French Founding Father: Lafayette's
for first payment on a pledge of $25,000 payable                    for second payment on a pledge of $150,000 payable                 Return to Washington's America- Elementary School
over 2 years for the Teen Choice Program.                           over 3 years for Met Free Opera in the Parks Concerts.             Education Programs
Island Harvest LTD.                                     $8,500.00   Momma's, Inc.                                         $10,000.00   New York Landmarks Conservancy, Inc.                 $15,000.00
for final payment on a pledge of $17,000 payable                    for security and monitoring at all Mommas                          for first payment on a pledge of $30,000 payable
over 2 years for General Operating Support.                         house sites (three houses).                                        over 2 years for the Sacred Sites Program.
Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement                  $10,000.00   Morris-Jumel Mansion, Inc.                             $5,000.00   New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox &
for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                    for first payment on a pledge of $10,000                           Tilden Foundations                                   $25,000.00
over 2 years for General Operating Support.                         payable over 2 years for the Education Program.                    for first payment on a pledge of $75,000 payable
                                                                    Municipal Art Society of New York                      $5,000.00   over 3 years for the Children's Room Renovation
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Inc.             $14,500.00
                                                                    for final payment on a pledge of $10,000 payable                   in the branch libraries.
for the Visitor's Center and Community Gallery
renovation and construction.                                        over 2 years for General Operating Support.                        Operation Exodus Inner City, Inc.                      $7,500.00
                                                                    Museum of the City of New York                        $25,000.00   for final payment on a pledge of $15,000 payable
Juilliard School                                       $25,000.00
                                                                    for the first payment on a pledge of $50,000 payable               over 2 years for the After School Program.
for first payment on a pledge of $50,000 payable
over 2 years for the Second Century Fund to                         over 2 years for the Capital Campaign.                             Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow, Inc.            $10,000.00
purchase equipment for the new Music Technology                     National Dance Institute, Inc.                        $10,000.00   for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable
Center and the Rosemary and Meredith Wilson Theater                 for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                   over 2 years for General Operating Support.
King Manor Association of Long Island, Inc.             $8,500.00   over 2 years for General Operating Support.                        Orpheon, Inc.                                          $7,500.00
for final payment on a pledge of $17,000 payable                    National Foundation for Teaching                                   for first payment on a pledge of $15,000 payable
over 2 years for General Operating Support.                         Entrepreneurship to Handicapped                       $10,000.00   over 2 years for "Musical Connections" the School
                                                                    for final payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                   Partnership Program and "Live in Concert."
Kingsbridge Heights Community Center, Inc.             $12,500.00
for final payment on a pledge of $25,000 payable                    over 2 years for The New York Metro's In-School                    Partnership for the Homeless, Inc.                   $12,000.00
over 2 years for General Operating Support.                         and After School Initiatives.                                      for first payment on a pledge of $24,000 payable
Learning Through an Extended Arts                                   Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter, Inc.              $13,000.00   over 2 years for Furnish a Future.
Program, Inc.                                          $10,000.00   for final payment on a pledge of $26,000 payable                   Partnership with Children, Inc.                      $12,500.00
for final payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                    over 2 years for General Operating Support.
                                                                                                                                       for first payment on a pledge of $25,000 payable
over 2 years for the Active Learning Leads to Literacy              Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter, Inc.              $20,000.00   over 2 years for Open Heart - Open Mind.
Program.                                                            for the Louis Nine House Rooftop Project.
                                                                                                                                       Peer Health Exchange, Inc.                             $7,500.00
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, Inc.                    $17,500.00   Neighbors Together Corp.                              $12,500.00   for final payment on a pledge of $15,000 payable
for final payment on a pledge of $35,000 payable                    for first payment on a pledge of $25,000 payable                   over 2 years to train college student volunteers to
over 2 years for Older Adult Services.                              over 2 years for General Operating Support.                        teach health program in NYC public high schools.
Lighthouse International, Inc.                         $20,000.00   New Destiny Housing Corporation                        $7,000.00   Planned Parenthood of Nassau County Foundation $10,000.00
for first payment on a pledge of $40,000 payable                    for final payment on a pledge of $14,000 payable                   for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable
over 2 years for the Early Intervention Program.                    over 2 years for HousingLink Program.                              over 2 years for the Education Programs.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.           $15,000.00   New York Botanical Garden                             $20,000.00   Planned Parenthood of New York City, Inc.            $15,000.00
for final payment on a pledge of $30,000 payable                    for final payment on a pledge of $40,000 payable                   for final payment on a pledge of $30,000 payable
over 2 years for "Meet the Artist" School Series.                   over 2 years for the Children's Education Program.                 over 2 years for Education Programs in New
Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health                      New York City Outward Bound Center, Inc.              $10,000.00   York City.
Service, Inc.                                          $15,000.00   for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable
for final payment on a pledge of $30,000 payable                    over 2 years for General Operating Support.
over 2 years for the Toddler Nursery.
Planting Fields Foundation                            $10,000.00   Smithsonian Institution-Cooper Hewitt Museum          $25,000.00   Urban Dove, Inc.                                          $10,000.00
for final payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                   for first payment on a pledge of $50,000 payable                   for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable
over 2 years to furnish classrooms in Visitors Center              over 2 years for compact shelving for objects from                 over 2 years for General Operating Support.
for Education & Public Programming.                                the decorative arts collection too offsite storage.                Urban Pathways, Inc.                                      $12,500.00
Point Community Development Corporation                $7,000.00   Society for the Preservation of Long Island                        for final payment on a pledge of $25,000 payable
for final payment on a pledge of $14,000 payable                   Antiquities                                           $10,000.00   over 2 years to support Urban Pathways Initiatives.
over 2 years for the Youth Development Program.                    for a pledge of $10,000 when $10,000 is raised for                 Veritas Therapeutic Community Foundation, Inc.            $12,500.00
Prep for Prep                                         $15,000.00   the Photograph Collection Conservation Project.                    for final payment on a pledge of $25,000 payable
for first payment on a $30,000 pledge payable                      Funds received between May 1, 2007 to May 1, 2008                  over 2 years for the Mothers & Babies Program.
over 2 years for General Operating Support.                        are eligible for the match. The pledge will expire                 Vocational Foundation, Inc.                               $12,500.00
Project Renewal, Inc.                                 $10,000.00   on May 1, 2008. Pledge completed and paid 5/08.                    for final payment on a pledge of $25,000 payable
for final payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                   Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation                      $12,500.00   over 2 years for General Operating Support.
over 2 years for the MedVan.                                       for final payment on a pledge of $25,000 payable                   Washington Heights-Inwood Coalition, Inc.                  $7,500.00
Queens Community House, Inc.                          $15,000.00   over 2 years for the On-Site School Programs at the                for the School Programs.
for first payment on a pledge of $30,000 payable                   Sackler Center for Art Education.
                                                                                                                                      Women In Need, Inc.                                       $20,000.00
over 2 years for the Hot Spots Teen Outreach Program.              Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center                 $12,500.00   for Computers and equipment.
Queens Library Foundation, Inc.                        $6,000.00   for the final payment on a pledge of $25,000
                                                                                                                                      Women's Prison Association & Home, Inc.                   $10,000.00
for final payment on a pledge of $12,000 payable                   payable over 2 years for General Operating
                                                                   Support.                                                           for final payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable
over 2 years for the Adult Learner Program.
                                                                                                                                      over 2 years for General Operating Support.
Queens Museum of Art                                  $10,000.00   Staten Island Children's Museum at Snug
                                                                                                                                      Young Peoples Chorus of New York City, Inc.                $8,000.00
for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                   Harbor                                                $20,000.00
                                                                                                                                      for final payment on a pledge of $16,000 payable
over 2 years for the ArtAccess Program.                            for the Nuts & Bolts exhibition.
                                                                                                                                      over 2 years for the Satellite Schools Program.
Reading Excellence and Discovery Foundation, Inc. $11,000.00       Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences          $10,000.00
for the final payment on a pledge of $22,000 payable               for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                   Other
over 2 years for the After School, In School and                   over 2 year for the Title 1 Education Program.
                                                                                                                                      Each year the Directors sponsor a limited number of proposals
Summer Reading Program.                                            Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences          $10,000.00   that (1) do not fall within the geographic areas described in #1
Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, Inc.              $10,000.00   for a pledge of $10,000 when $10,000 is raised for                 of the General Policy or (2) are organizations of special interest
for final payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                   Fundraising & Outreach Software upgrade.                           to the members of the founder’s family or (3) are organizations
over 2 years for General Operating Support for                     Funds received between May 1, 2007 to May 1, 2008                  that are of interest to the directors or were of interest to the
the NYC Studio.                                                    are eligible for the match. The pledge will expire                 founder.
Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc.        $7,500.00   on May 1, 2008. Pledge completed and paid 4/08.
for first payment on a pledge of $15,000 payable                   Studio Museum in Harlem, Inc.                         $10,000.00   American Farmland Trust                                   $15,000.00
over 2 year for General Operating Support.                         for the first payment on a pledge of $20,000                       for final payment on a pledge of $30,000 payable
ROW New York                                           $6,000.00   payable over 2 years for the School Programs.                      over 2 years for Farmland Protection in South
for first payment on a pledge of $12,000 payable                   TADA Theater and Dance Alliance, Inc.                 $10,000.00   Carolina :The Next Generation.
over 2 years for General Operating Support.                        for first payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                   Art Institute of Chicago                                   $4,900.00
Sadie Nash Leadership Project, Inc.                    $5,000.00    over 2 years for General Operating Support.                       for the Capital Campaign for the new wing
for final payment on a pledge of $10,000 payable                   Theatre for a New Audience, Inc.                      $10,000.00   ASPCA of New York City                                    $10,000.00
over 2 years for the Summer Institute.                             for final payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                   In memory of Kyra S. Hickox
Safe Horizon, Inc.                                    $12,000.00   over 2 years for the World Theatre Project.                        Boys and Girls Club of Michigan City, Inc.                 $5,000.00
for final payment on a pledge of $24,000 payable                   Trust for Public Land (NYC)                           $12,500.00   for the General Operating Support.
over 2 years for the Queens Child Advocacy Center                  for final payment on a pledge of $25,000 payable                   Citizens Concerned for the Homeless, Inc.                  $5,000.00
Saint Matthew's & Saint Timothy's Center, Inc.        $15,000.00   over 2 years for Parks for People NYC.                             for General Operating Support.
for the Star Learning Center.                                      Union Settlement Association                           $6,000.00   City Harvest, Inc.                                         $4,000.00
Sanctuary for Families, Inc.                          $17,500.00   for final payment on a pledge of $12,000 payable                   for General Operating Support.
for first payment on a pledge of $35,000 payable                   over 2 years for Healing Our Problems Early                        First Serve - NM, Inc.                                     $2,500.00
over 2 years for General Operating Support.                        Program (HOPE).                                                    for final payment on a pledge of $5,000 payable
SCO Family Services (Center for Family Life)          $10,000.00   United Neighborhood Houses of New York, Inc.          $25,000.00   over 2 years for the After School Program.
for final payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable                   for first payment on a pledge of $50,000 payable                   Friends of the Barker Civic Center                        $55,000.00
over 2 years for General Operating Support.                        over 2 years for the UNH Professional Development                  to upgrade the electrical system at the Mansion.
Search and Care, Inc.                                  $5,000.00   Program.
for first payment on a pledge of $10,000 payable
over 2 years for General Operating Support.
Grand Teton Music Festival, Inc.                         $12,000.00   Santa Fe Farmers' Market Institute                     $5,000.00                        HOW TO APPLY
for second & final payment on a pledge of                             for final payment on a pledge of $10,000 payable
$18,000 payable over 3 years for the Education                        over 2 years to relocate the Farmers' Market building
and Outreach Series "Tune-Up! Program".                               in the Railway.                                                    To apply, a brief letter or telephone call is suggested
Habitat for Humanity International                       $50,000.00   Santa Fe Opera                                         $5,000.00   describing the organization and the request for which funds
for second payment on a pledge of $150,000 payable                    for second payment on a pledge of $15,000 payable                  are being sought. You may now complete an online inquiry
over 3 years for Operation Home Delivery to rebuild                   over 3 years for the construction of one model                     at www.Barkerwelfare.org. If a letter is being sent, a budget,
homes affected by Hurricane Katrina and Rita.                         vocal studio.                                                      front page of the most current 990 and evidence of tax-
Juilliard School                                          $2,000.00   Santa Fe Rape Crisis Center, Inc.                      $3,500.00   exempt status should be included. If the request falls within
for the Capital Campaign.                                             for first payment on a pledge of $7,000 payable                    the current scope of the Foundation's interests, the applicant
Life Link                                                 $5,000.00   over 2 years for General Operating Support.                        will be asked to complete an application and supply
for first payment on a pledge of $10,000 payable                      Santa Fe Teen Arts Center                              $5,000.00   additional information as required.
over 2 year for support of Las Alas clinical treatment                for "It's Time!" Capital Campaign.
and training program.                                                 St. Vincent Hospital Foundation                        $5,000.00   The Foundation Board meets twice per year. For the spring
Lighthouse International                                  $5,000.00   for final payment on a pledge of $15,000 payable                   meeting, completed proposals must be received before
for Early Intervention Program.                                       over 3 years toward building and equipping a                       February 1 and for the Fall meeting, before August 1.
Little Sisters of the Poor of Chicago                    $10,000.00   pediatric emergency area.
for General Operating Support.                                        TADA Theater and Dance Alliance, Inc.                  $2,500.00   Because the Foundation receives many more requests than it
Little Traverse Conservancy, Inc.                        $28,000.00   for General Operating Support.                                     can fund, applicants may be notified at anytime during the
toward protecting Pond Hill Farm in Harbor Springs                    Trinity Church, MC                                    $15,000.00   process that funds are not available. Should we decline to
Michigan.                                                             for the chairlift.                                                 support a proposal, we ask applicants to wait at least one
Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc.                     $15,000.00   Wildlife of the American West National                             year before reapplying.
for replacement of the Met stage wagons.                              Museum of Wildlife Art                                 $5,000.00
Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc.                      $6,555.00   for final payment on a pledge of $10,000 payable                   The Foundation cannot accept more than one proposal within
for the Lindemann Young Artists Development                           over 2 years for General Operating Support.                        a twelve-month period. Organizations who are approved for
Program.                                                                                                                                 a grant will receive the funds approximately six weeks after
Museum of New Mexico Foundation                           $5,000.00                                                                      the Directors meet. Please write to the office listed below:
for final payment on a pledge of $15,000 payable
over 3 years for the New Mexico History Museum
Campaign.                                                                                                                                                     Sarane H. Ross
New York Botanical Garden                                 $2,550.00                                                                                              President
for General Operating Support.                                                                                                                         The Barker Welfare Foundation
New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox                                                                                                                           P.O. Box 2
& Tilden Foundations                                     $10,000.00                                                                                        Glen Head, NY 11545
for the Children's Room Renovation in the
branch libraries.                                                                                                                                              (516) 759-5592
New York Regional Association of Grantmakers              $4,050.00                                                                                         (516) 759-5497 FAX
for General Operating Support.                                                                                                                              Barkersmd@aol.com
Northern Michigan Hospital/Burns Clinic                                                                                                                   Web site: Barkerwelfare.org
Foundation                                               $10,000.00
for final payment on a pledge of $20,000 payable
over 2 years for the "R3=The Formula to
Save Lives" Program.
Northern Michigan Hospital/Burns Clinic
Foundation                                                $5,000.00
for the Community Free Clinic.
Pegasus Therapeutic Riding, Inc.                          $5,000.00
for first payment on a pledge of $10,000 payable
over 2 years for General Operating Support.
Samaritan Counseling Centers, Inc.                        $5,000.00
for General Operating Support.

				
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