Tipton County Foundation
Growing, Leading, and Serving Since 1986!
PO Box 412 • Tipton, IN 46072

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Email the Foundation's President


Frank Giammarino
 for information about funds, investments, events, and volunteering

Community Development Officer
Lori Tragesser
for Grants
Women's Fund

Education Program Officer
Chad Huff

for Scholarships Ducky Day in Tipton Park, and youth philanthropy

Grace Leininger
meeting room reservations, donor receipts and payments to vendors


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Board of Directors

Board Members' Agenda Materials

Conference Center

1020 W. Jefferson St.

(Please send all mail to PO Box 412.)
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2016 Foundation Events and Meetings

Board Meetings
—Fourth Tuesday, 6 p.m.

February 23
May 24 (Memorial Day is May 30)
September 27 (instead of August)
December 6 (instead of November)

Finance Committee—Third Monday • 9 a.m.

February 15 (This is President’s Day)
May 16
September 19
November 21

Grantmaking Proposal Deadlines

April 1
August 1 (Deadline for proposals intended for projects at the Holidays)
September 15 (Deadline for proposals for 2017 agency operating budgets)

Grantmaking Committee
Second Tuesday • 5 p.m.

February 9
May 10
September 13
November 15 (Since Nov. 8 is Election Day)

Scholarship Online App Deadlines

January 15 (4 pm) Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship
March 31 (11:30 pm) All Other Foundation and Participating Organization Scholarships

Women’s Fund Tea at the C.W. Mount Center
Sunday, June 12 • 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Kindergarten Countdown
Weekday Mornings • June 13 - July 8

Ducky Day in Tipton Park
Sunday, August 28 • 1:30 - 3:45 p.m.                 (Not Labor Day Weekend)

Paint the Town Pink!
Breast Cancer Awareness Event at Tipton Hospital in October.

Scholarship Information Nights

For the Class of 2017 & Parents
Attendance is by reservation, made after the invitations have been sent. The content of all three sessions will be the same, so Seniors and their parents may attend the most convenient session... if a reservation has been made in reply to the invitation.

  • Thursday, November 10, 6 pm & 7:30 pm, Tipton County Foundation Auditorium

  • Tuesday, November 15, 6 pm, Tri-Central Auditorium

Giving Tuesday • Launches the Giving Season • Tuesday, November 29

Holiday Reception w/Chamber of Commerce and IU Health Tipton Hospital
Thursday, December 1 • 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Foundation New Year's Eve Brunch
Friday, December 30 • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Office Closed/Paid Staff Holidays: Jan. 1, May 30, July 4th, Sept. 5, November 24 & 25, Dec. 23 - 26, Jan. 2, 2017

Under Construction • Visit Us Often for Updates

Contact Us    Last modified: Thursday, May 19, 2016
TCF Activities
Ducky Day!

You can make a safe contribution now by credit card online... Click for more information...

Women's Fund of the Tipton County Foundation
Women's Philanthropy

Call 2-1-1 for Information or Referral to Social Services

IRS Determination Letter
Federal Income Tax Forms 990
Annual Reports

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