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Tom and Melba Harken Foundation Inc.

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Last Updated: 2016-02-29

At A Glance

Tom and Melba Harken Foundation Inc.

5701 Old Bullard Rd., P.O. Box. 9

Tyler, TX United States 75703

Telephone: (409) 861-1430

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2012-12-31)

Assets: $109,387

Total giving: $16,800

EIN

760356036

BRIDGE Number

1868312581

Background

Established in 1991 in TX - Founded by Thomas "Tom" and Melba Harken. Tom Harken is Chairman and C.E.O. of Tom Harken and Associates, and the owner of 13 restaurants. Mr. Harken is the board V.P. of the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, as well as serving on the boards of the Peale Center's National Advisory Cabinet and the Literacy Volunteers of America. Mr. Harken is also a motivational speaker and is the author of this autobiographical book "The Millionaire's Secret."

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education and to Christian organizations.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Adult education
  • Adult literacy
  • Basic and remedial instruction
  • Education
  • Human services
  • Religion
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2012-12-31

Assets: $109,387 (market value)

Expenditures: $17,230

Total giving: $16,800

Qualifying distributions: $16,800

Giving activities include:

$16,800 for grants