M. E. Raker Foundation


The M. E. Raker Foundation is located in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and primarily funds organizations who serve residents of Fort Wayne and Allen County, IN.

Areas of interest for the foundation include Education Support Services (K-12); Health Support Services; Historic Preservation; Parks and Public Recreation; Services for the Disabled and Youth Development.

Priority is given to those applicants who operate from a diverse funding base, who encourage volunteerism, who collaborate with like-minded organizations to better serve our community, and whose programs are unique to their demographic and geographic areas.

Grant applications are considered on a quarterly basis.  All requests must be submitted electronically through the Foundation’s website, using our application form and project budget template.  These forms can be found on the Grant Application Process page of this site.

Deadlines for consideration are the last Fridays in the months of January, April, July & October.


Please direct correspondence to:

The M.E. Raker Foundation
6207 Constitution Dr,
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
(260) 436-2182

Or contact Grants Coordinator, Jen Pickard, at raker.jen@frontier.com