TCF Funds

Fiscal Sponsorships

At TCF, new Funds are created only when a portion of the Donors’ gift is endowed. Fiscal Sponsorships may be arranged for other charitable interests on a pass-through basis. Current pass-through funds, which have no endowment, receive no proceeds from investments, and are charged no fee, are retained as Fiscal Sponsorships. Any new arrangements for fiscal sponsorships (or pass-through funds) are subject to a $500 startup fee and must be proposed to the Gift Acceptance Committee.

Current Fiscal Sponsorships

 
  • Current Needs Funds (formerly the United Fund)
  • Shoes for Kids
  • City of Tipton Fireworks
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Tipton Police Honor Guard
  • Food Projects
  • Tipton Police Canine
  • Tipton County Canine
  • Fairview Cemetery Beautification
  • Community Thanksgiving
  • Recycling for Benches
 

Community Grantmaking Endowments

A Community Grantmaking Fund typically is established to provide support for general, unspecified charitable purposes at the discretion of the Community Foundation, with no advice or recommendations from the Donor (or any persons designated by the Donor).

Current Community Grantmaking Funds

 

•   Fund 500 – General Community Grantmaking Fund

 
 
  • Ben & Becky Hobbs Fund
  • Nancy Nicholson Fund
  • Drs. Charee & Kevin Condict Fund
  • Jason & Stacy Hare Family Fund
  • Smith – Henderson Family Fund
  • Curry – Haskett Memorial Fund
 

Designated Funds

A Designated Fund typically is established to provide support for a specified public charity (e.g., the local art museum, symphony, or hospital), with no future advice or recommendations from the Donor (or any persons designated by the Donor).

Current Designated Funds

 
  • Edward & Judith Ripberger
  • Lowell & Mary Luella Miller
  • Holman Family
  • Urmston for Tipton County Library
  • Charles B. & Kathleen O’Banion Van Nuys
  • TESO-Elementary School Teachers
  • Elizabeth Lebo for Tipton Hospital
  • Goose Bean Garden Fund
  • Robert C. & Phyllis M. Orr
  • American Legion Veterans Memorial
  • JRB Orr Fund
  • Mary L. Miller for the United Methodist Church
  • Robert Stroup & Joyce Hall
  • Dick McIntosh Memorial
  • Devon W. & Mary Jane Flaningam
 

Field of Interest Funds

A Field of Interest Fund typically is established to provide support for a specified charitable purpose (e.g., cancer research, the arts, public schools, impoverished children), with no future advice or recommendations from the Donor (or any persons designated by the Donor).

Current Field of Interest Funds


Advised by the Education Grantmaking Subcommittee, the fund supports proposals to engage in educational projects for any age, in any subject area, in any location for the benefit of the people of Tipton County.

Donor Advised Funds

A Donor Advised Fund typically is established at the request of a Donor to the Community Foundation to provide support for charitable and similar exempt expenditures or recipients recommended by the Donor or persons designated by the Donor to advise the Community Foundation. The recommendations must be advisory only, and the Community Foundation must be free to reject any or all recommendations.

Current Donor Advised Funds

 
  • Hubert & Frieda Henderson
  • Raver Family
  • Judy & Eddie Burton
  • Bret & Summer Bailey
  • Mark & Linda Baird
  • Tom Ripberger Family Fund
  • Tina (Ripberger) Colbert Family Fund
  • Brad & Christine Nichols
  • Philip & LaKeita Legg
  • Zahn Family
  • Ressler Family
  • Dr. M.G. and Hilda T. Smith
  • Stewart & McQuinn Family Fund
 
 

Scholarships

A Discretionary Scholarship Fund typically is established to provide educational scholarships to individuals, with no advice or recommendations from the Donor (or persons designated by the Donor). If the Donor wishes to be involved in the selection of scholarship recipients (or wishes to designate one or more persons to be involved in the selection of scholarship recipients), the Advised Scholarship Fund Agreement forms should be used.


An Advised Scholarship Fund typically is established to provide educational scholarships to individuals, where the Donor or persons designated by the Donor are to be involved in the selection of scholarship recipients. Under the Pension Act, the Donor (or his or her designee) may only participate in such selection as a member of a larger advisory committee, and the following additional requirements must be met:

  1. Each and every member of the committee must be appointed by the Community Foundation (rather than by the Donor);
  2. The Donor and his/her designees may not control or constitute a majority of the committee, and
  3. All scholarship grants must be awarded pursuant to objective and nondiscriminatory procedures, approved in advance by the Community Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Advised Charitable Organization Funds

At the Tipton County Foundation, these are called Agency Funds. They are typically is established at the request of a charitable organization to provide support for its exempt purposes. The Agency’s recommendations must be advisory only, and the Community Foundation must be free to reject any recommendations.

Current Charitable Organization Funds

 
  • Hilton Hobbs Healthcare/Tipton Hospital
  • Tipton County Historical Society
  • Tipton County Humane Society
  • Friends of CW Mount Center
  • CW Mount Center Maintenance
  • Kelley Agricultural Historical Museum (KAHM)
  • Normanda Christian Church
  • Boys & Girls Club
  • Mustard Seed
  • Friends of St. Joseph Center
  • Tipton County Shares/Jubilee Christmas
  • West Street Christian Church
  • IU Health Tipton Hospital Professional Development
 

Foundation Funds

The Sustainability of the Tipton County Foundation allows it to grow, lead, and serve without direct contributions to its administrative budget. This support is provided by fees collected from its investment proceeds, and the growth of two fundamental endowments.

Current Foundation Funds

 
  • General Operating Endowment
  • Conference Center Support Endowment
 

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