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The Thomas C. Ackerman Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-03

At A Glance

The Thomas C. Ackerman Foundation

3755 Avocado Blvd., Ste. 518

La Mesa, CA United States 91941-7301

Telephone: (619) 741-0113


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $6,170,600

Total giving: $242,100






Established in 1991 in CA

Purpose and Activities

The Thomas C. Ackerman Foundation is committed to helping youth achieve success in their early education, whether they are college-bound or entering the work force directly after high school. The foundation believes that a well-rounded kindergarten through twelfth-grade education including music, arts, culture, math and science is essential to helping students fulfill their future roles as parents/professionals and citizens. Support for organizations involved with arts and culture, education, health and human services, and community development. The foundation also supports well-rounded kindergarten through twelfth-grade educational programs that include music, arts, culture, math and science.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Health
  • Secondary education
  • Special population support
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $6,170,600 (market value)

Expenditures: $322,696

Total giving: $242,100

Qualifying distributions: $242,100