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Timken Foundation of Canton

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Last profile update: 01/11/2017
Last grant data update: 05/20/2017

At A Glance

Timken Foundation of Canton

200 Market Ave. N., Ste. 210

Canton, OH United States 44702-1437

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

346520254

BRIDGE Number

8194080909

Background

Incorporated in 1934 in OH - Henry Timken, a German immigrant, was responsible for patenting a carriage spring and a tapered roller bearing. He was founder of the Timken Roller Bearing Co., now the Timken Co. His son, H.H. Timken, and his two daughters began the Timken foundation of Canton in 1934.

Purpose and Activities

Giving to promote broad civic betterment by capital fund grants; support largely for colleges, schools, hospitals, cultural centers, social services and recreation, and other charitable institutions.