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Technical Foundation of America


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Technical Foundation of America

P.O. Box 168

Glen Ellyn, IL United States 60138-0168

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-06-30)

Assets: $1,871,149

Total giving: $24,720





Additional Contact Information

Application address: P.O. Box 1622, San Marcos, TX 78667


Chartered in 1898 in MA as American Technical Society; incorporated in 1980 in IL under current name

Purpose and Activities

Grants, technical assistance, and programs to the industrial education community at the national, state, and local levels; interests include evaluating and establishing priorities for critical industrial issues, improving leadership, upgrading industrial education, increasing effectiveness of industrial pilot programs, and raising the public perception of industrial education. In future years, giving will rotate on an annual basis to national and state organizations, local school systems, and colleges and universities.

Fields of Interest

  • Education

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-06-30

Assets: $1,871,149 (market value)

Expenditures: $235,086

Total giving: $24,720

Qualifying distributions: $162,946