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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



Bridge Number



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