County Foundation is accredited in compliance with National Standards for U.S.
Community Foundations™, a program that establishes legal, ethical, effective
practices in philanthropy.
information about funds, investments, events, and volunteering
Community Development Officer
Education Program Officer
Ducky Day in Tipton Park, and youth philanthropy
meeting room reservations, donor receipts,
payments to vendors
Board of Directors
Board Members' Materials
1020 W. Jefferson St.
send all mail to PO Box 412.)
Connecting personal values to high
The Tipton County Foundation awards
grants to programs and community organizations for projects that not only
address the common good, but the areas of specific interest to donors, as well.
For those who are passionate about a
particular cause, Field of Interest Funds provide strategic, lasting
support—even as needs change over time. Contributions to Field of Interest Funds
allow donors to target gifts to causes important to them.
each provide a special pool of money that can support Foundation grants to
organizations that support the cause mentioned, without giving control of the
total fund to any particular agency.
#500 General TCF Endowment for Changing Needs
#500 General Endowment for Administrative Needs
#507 Robert & Ibby Ann Schram Education Fund
#544 Tipton Park Gazebo and Other Park Improvements
#560 Women's Philanthropy
#561 Arts & Cultural Interests
#562 John B. Findling Legacy for the Neediest Children
#570 Senior Citizen programs
#575 Developmental Disabilities programs
#576 Agribusiness Endowment— focused on matters related to this vocation and
#589 Youth Philanthropy— focused on fundraising and grantmaking by and for young
people aged 5 to 25
Robert and Ibby Schram Education
Fund (#507) • Provides Support for Education Projects (not college
Women’s Fund (#560)
• This collaboration of women of all generations works together to create
a stronger community,
women and girls are empowered to reach their full potential. Women share time,
talent and treasure, and offer grants to support programs focused on the needs
of Tipton County women.
Arts & Cultural Interests Fund (#561) •
Life-transforming experiences of art appreciation, music, and theater can be
made more affordable and available to all. Projects can include: concerts,
matching grants for programs from the regional arts council, subsidies of field
trip costs for students, or honoraria for guest artists at community events.
Senior Citizen Program Fund (#570) • Our
fastest growing population segment, committed citizens, proud neighbors, with
issues of health care, economic vitality, and productive ways to use their
skills and knowledge. This fund will make money available for enriching
seminars, trips, equipment, and other projects.
Developmental Disabilities Program Fund (#575) •
When the Tipton County ARC ceased operations in 2009, they
to TCF the care and future growth of the nest egg they had developed after years
of fundraising and grants to assist special education teachers, organizations
like Janus Development Centers, and such programs as the Special Olympics.
Contributions from people and groups to sustain this support will grow this Fund
for permanent benefits for our neighbors with special needs.
Funds That May Be Created If Community
Support Warrants It:
Environment and Animal Welfare
"My Generation" Philanthropy— focused on fundraising and grantmaking by
men and women aged 25 to 50
Volunteerism and Leadership Development
Tuesday, May 30, 2017