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The Lumpkin Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-27

At A Glance

The Lumpkin Family Foundation

121 S. 17th St.

Mattoon, IL United States 61938-3915

Telephone: (217) 235-3361


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $48,229,646

Total giving: $2,182,445






Incorporated in 1953 in IL

Purpose and Activities

The foundation supports people pursuing innovation and long-lasting improvements in the environment, health, education, and community access to the arts.

Program Area(s)

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

Lumpkin Family Fund Program

The Lumpkin Family Fund Program makes grants to organizations working in East Central Illinois toward long-term improvements in Environmental Health, Preventative (human) Health, Education and Community Access to the Arts, and Civic Engagement and Community/Nonprofit Organizational Leadership. Information available on foundation web site.

Program-Related Investment

The foundation has made a PRI in the form of an investment in a New Mexico-based limited liability company, to relieve poverty, eliminate prejudice, reduce neighborhood tensions, and combat community deterioration, by providing micro loans to enterprises that have limited or no perceived access to business credit.

Regional Grants Program

The Regional Grants Program provides grants to youth-based arts and mentoring programs at nonprofits based in Lumpkin member communities. Information available on foundation web site.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Education
  • Health
  • Human services
  • Natural resources
  • Public libraries
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $48,229,646 (market value)

Gifts received: $206,410

Expenditures: $3,044,333

Total giving: $2,182,445

Qualifying distributions: $2,656,240