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Gilmore Sanitarium, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Gilmore Sanitarium, Inc.

(formerly Gilmore Foundation)

(also known as Gilmore Sanitarium, Inc.)

P.O. Box 459

Amory, MS United States 38821-0459

Telephone: (662) 257-2395


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-05-31)

Assets: $16,716,179

Total giving: $1,671,063





Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education, health, community development and other initiatives that improve the quality of life in the Amory, Monroe County and Northeast Mississippi area.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:


The early childhood initiative seeks to improve the state of early childhood education in Monroe County, where too many children come to school unprepared to learn. The initiative expects to reach over 3,000 children and their families the first year. Its goal is to give families the tools necessary to see that their child has the opportunity to succeed in the first major step in their life .

Monroe County Guaranteed Tuition Program

Beginning in the fall 2008 semester, the foundation began to pay for 4 semesters of higher education at Itawamba Community College, a comprehensive two-year institution with campuses in Fulton and Tupelo. Through the guaranteed tuition program, applicants may pursue any type of program offered at Itawamba Community College. There will be no income requirement on the free tuition being offered. Non-tuition related expenses such as books, supplies and room board will not be covered by the guaranteed tuition program. To qualify for the guaranteed tuition program, the applicant must reside in Monroe County and agree to further criteria listed on the foundation web site. Application address: Itawamba Community College, Financial Aid Office, 602 W. Hill St., Fulton, MS 38843, tel.: (662) 862-8221.

Fields of Interest

  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Community college education
  • Early childhood education
  • Education
  • Education services
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Food aid
  • Food banks
  • Food delivery
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Reading promotion
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-05-31

Assets: $16,716,179 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,835,075

Total giving: $1,671,063

Qualifying distributions: $2,521,975