The A. Montgomery Ward Foundation was established by his daughter, Marjorie Montgomery Ward Baker, in 1959 to support and strengthen charitable institutions that provide quality educational and cultural programming for the current and future residents of Chicago, Illinois, and its surrounding communities.
The Foundation supports projects with the following subject areas:
Priority consideration will be provided for projects that address the following population groups: Academics; Children and youth; Economically disadvantaged people; Low-income people; and Students.
None is available.
This trust is managed by the Bank of America Illinois Office. For more information, see https://www.bankofamerica.com/philanthropic/foundation.go?fnId=110.
Eligible applicants are 501(c)(3) organizations serving Chicago, Illinois and the surrounding area.
Applications may be submitted by April 15 or October 15 annually.
Individual amounts vary based on project size.