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Building best describes the activity at Tucker Community Foundation. Endowments are building; construction is underway at the building across the way; the new Youth Philanthropy Initiative is off the ground; and by fall we hope to have the first of three boulders in place at Tucker Boulder Park.The Foundation currently manages more than one hundred More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
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For the past 11 weeks, Common Threads articles have featured endowments that support a variety of community needs. The final article in this series features the Old Ridge Runner Fund, an endowment that supports More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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The ninth in our eleven-part series featuring endowed funds, this week’s Common Threads article focuses on community based funds and endowments that support local churches. The Foundation manages more than one More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
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Senior citizen services, literacy programs, and access to public libraries and parks contribute significantly to the vitality of communities throughout our region. Tucker Community Foundation manages ten endowments More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
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It might be a bit superfluous to say unrestricted donations are the holy grail of philanthropy but one cannot overlook their significance. Unrestricted endowed funds allow maximum flexibility to use where needed More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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A common thread throughout the region, since the start of Tucker Community Foundation, is strong donor support that has created a roster of scholarship funds and a number of endowments that support educational programs More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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2016 ushered in a new year and a new Youth Philanthropy Initiative for Tucker Community Foundation with Sandy Frank of the TCF Development Office leading the charge. Having kicked off the program with a Write-to-Win More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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There is nothing like a good snowstorm to demonstrate how fortunate we are to live in an area where neighbors take care of neighbors. The act of giving doesn’t always involve money and for those on the receiving More...