Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking


aka TCF

Tipton, IN


Everyone can be a philanthropist through the Tipton County Foundation! Whether your resources are great or small, and whatever your charitable intent, your local community foundation can help you support the causes you care about- now, and forever. You can make a gift in memory of a departed loved one or in appreciation of a significant birthday, anniversary, graduation, wedding, or other occasion or achievement.

Ruling Year


Principal Officer

Frank Giammarino

Main Address

PO Box 412

Tipton, IN 46072 USA


community foundation





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Community Foundations (T31)

Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories includes Community Funds/Trusts and Federated Giving Programs) e.g. United Way (T70)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

IRS Filing Requirement

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What have and haven't they accomplished so far?

Assist donors by the establishment of permanent endowments that fulfill charitable purposes, present grants to help sustain community benefit organizations, award scholarships to help provide higher educational attainment, give leadership to civic engagement,

Provide information about our programs and services, participate in community life, host public events.

With increasing assets and continued growth of investments, a qualified veteran staff, and especially the involvement of a diverse Board and creative volunteers the Foundation can provide the essential resources for accomplishing its mission.

Publication of our annual report, invitations to our open houses and recognition events, consultation with community leaders, and availability during regular office hours all provide the opportunity for community feedback on our successes and shortcomings.

In general, the Foundation has been successful in growth and service. We are accredited in compliance with the National Standards for US Community Foundations.

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Awards & Accreditations

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Fiscal year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

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The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Board Leadership Practices

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Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?



Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?



Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?



Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?



Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?