Presentation on theme: "The Tipton County Foundation Is Your Foundation. A Volunteer-Driven Nonprofit Public Charity Founded in 1986 Serves Donors Awards Grants Provides."— Presentation transcript:
A Volunteer-Driven Nonprofit Public Charity Founded in 1986 Serves Donors Awards Grants Provides Leadership To Improve the Quality of Life… Forever
Confirmed in Compliance With National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations Mission, Structure and Governance Stewardship and Accountability Resource Development Donor Relations Grantmaking and Community Leadership Communications
Board accountability and compensation Independence Fiduciary responsibility Representation of the community
Prudent investment and management of funds Transparent record-keeping Use of funds for their intended purpose Annual audits and public availability of financial information Due diligence and community responsiveness
Administration of funds Disclosures to donors Commitment to build long-term resources --for varied community issues and causes --for varied community issues and causes
Informing Donors Educating Donors Involving Donors in response to community needs
Broad and Open Grantmaking Programs Due diligence Responsiveness to changing community needs
Openness to public scrutiny Frequent communications about activities and finances. Frequent communications about activities and finances.
A Ducky Day in Tipton Park The Acorn Society The Women’s Fund Sponsorships Annual Giving News Releases, Postcards, Mailings TV and www.tiptoncf.org
Sunday August 24, 2008 1:30 – 4 pm Duck Derby Musical Entertainment Lions Club Food & Beverages Mustard Seed Ice Cream Social Boys & Girls Club Volunteers Inflatable “Rides” Crafts & Games Other Youth-Serving Organizations…?
Can Be Established for as Little as $500 Must Reach $10,000 Within Ten Years To Be “Named” To Make Grant Advice $725 is a “Magic Minimum” Initial gift of $725 plus 10 annual $725 gifts = $7,975 Donor receives annual tax deduction Fund is worth over $10,000, thanks to TCF earnings (TCF Board administers Acorn Funds not completed within 10 years.)
TCF asks for significant support only once a year, and thanks donors for different levels of “Sponsorship” with different kinds of recognition. Gifts Normally to the General Operating or Endowment Funds of TCF, Not Components Businesses or Professionals Can Make a Single Gift to TCF and Have Us Distribute It On Their Behalf to Other Causes
Women and girls with roots in Tipton County unite their charitable giving. Their grantmaking creates a stronger, healthier, and more vibrant community where women are empowered to reach their full potential. A group of women raising money through a collaborative effort to fund programs that empower women and girls by helping them to be life-long learners.
Planned Giving Capital & Endowment Special & Major Sponsorships Acorn Funds Annual Givers Memorials & Tributes First Time Givers Suspects Prospects Everyone Can Be a Philanthropist!