Vinton Community Foundation

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Vinton Community Foundation:

The Vinton Community Foundation is a tax-exempt charitable organization, IRC 301 (a); that was established November 7, 1994. The purpose of the foundation is to receive and accept donations for educational, cultural, or charitable purposes. The Foundation then disburses the donations among local tax-exempt community organizations to support various projects. Though the use of these donations; the quality of life in the Vinton area is improved.

Over its lifetime, the foundation has provided over $400,000.00 to nonprofit groups and community projects. Each year the foundation distributes 100% of the interest earned and any donations which are not restricted. Restricted donations are either placed into the endowment or if for a specific use – distributed for that use.

The Foundation is managed by the five-member board of directors, who are appointed by various community organizations and serve limited terms.

The organizations represented on the Board of Directors are:

  • Vinton - Shellsburg Community School District
  • Vinton Area Ministerial Association
  • Farmers Savings Bank & Trust – Vinton
  • Vinton Unlimited
  • Vinton City Council

Foundation positions are:

  • Secretary, John K Fischer, Attorney
  • Trustee, Farmers Savings Bank & Trust – Vinton, Iowa
  • Accountant, Kerdus & Barron, PC

Contact information is:

Farmers Savings Bank & Trust
% Therese Foth, VP/ATO

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