Tipton County Foundation
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Frank Giammarino
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Lori Tragesser
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Chad Huff

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Summary Report

Contributions $4,359,382

Includes the Legacy of Mary Luella Miller ($3.3 million)

Total Community Benefit Expenses  $583,236

Distributed Per Donor Designations


Scholarships Awarded 


Projects Throughout Tipton County


Other Programs

Total Management & General Expenses   $221,947
Total Fundraising Expenses  $34,146
Net Change in Assets (Including Investments) (-$3,167,641)
Value of Assets (12/31/08) $17,592,387 

Major Project Grants

Boys & Girls Club Operating Support
United Community Fund Allocation
Emergency 911 Center Generator $23,000
Habitat for Humanity Operating Support
United Community Fund Allocation
The Mustard Seed Operating Support
United Community Fund Allocation
Council on Aging/Senior Center Debt Relief & Operating Support
United Community Fund Allocation
Tipton Schools Various Projects Including Playground $12,699
Tri-Central Schools Various Projects $6,230
Economic Development Corp Planning Study (First Half) $7,440
Tipton Community Theatre Season Sponsorship $3,500
Psi Iota Xi Sorority Summer Speech & Hearing Clinic $1,250
Domestic Violence Coalition Victims' Advocate $3,000
Caregiver Companion United Community Fund Allocation $3,000
Salvation Army United Community Fund Allocation $2,000
American Red Cross Tipton-Howard Chapter United Community Fund Allocation $1,000
Girls Scouts - Tipton County United Community Fund Allocation $1,000

IRS Federal Income Tax Forms 990

Since 2004, each year's official report to the IRS, Form 990, has been posted on our website in PDF format, and may be viewed online or printed in September, after it is filed. Click on the links in the column on the right side of this page to open a PDF of the IRS report.

Annual Reports

Click on the links in the column on the right side of this page to see a webpage summary of each year's progress and grantmaking activities.


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