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Citrus County Circle of Friends, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-02-02

At A Glance

Citrus County Circle of Friends, Inc.

(formerly Mike Hampton Pitching in Foundation)

P.O. Box 1168

Lecanto, FL United States 34460-1168

Telephone: (352) 302-8177

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Sports

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-06-30)

Assets: $0

Total giving: $28,315




Established in 2001 in TX - Founded by Michael and Kautia Hampton. Michael "Mike" Hampton is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher who played for the Houston Astros, Seattle Mariners, New York Mets, Atlanta Braves, Colorado Rockies and the Arizona Diamondbacks during his career. Hampton was named the MVP of the 2000 National League Championship Series and is a two time all-star.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation supports nonprofit organizations that help disadvantaged children in the areas of health, education, and human services. Scholarships also to full-time high school students who are residents of Citrus County, FL.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships only to full-time high school students who are residents of Citrus County, FL. The student will receive up to $2,500 per year, providing that the student remains a full-time student and maintains a 2.0 GPA.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Human services
  • Undergraduate education
  • University education
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Academics

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-06-30

Assets: $0 (market value)

Gifts received: $2,000

Expenditures: $51,638

Total giving: $28,315

Qualifying distributions: $48,016