Arts, Culture, and Humanities

George & Louise Thornton Charitable Foundation

  • Fort Collins, CO

Mission Statement

The Thornton Charitable Foundation is dedicated to supporting charitable organizations in the areas of social services, education, sports, environmental preservation, and the arts. Our geographical focus is the Fort Collins area specifically, and the State of Colorado generally.

Main Programs

  1. Colorado Youth Outdoors
Service Areas

Self-reported

Colorado

We primarily focus our giving in the Northern Colorado/Lairmer County area.

ruling year

1990

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Mrs. Louise Thornton

Keywords

Self-reported

Education, Arts, Environment, Sports, Social Services

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EIN

43-1525102

 Number

0454738965

Also Known As

Thornton Charitable Foundation

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Other Art, Culture, Humanities Organizations/Services N.E.C. (A99)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

Other Recreation, Sports, or Leisure Activities N.E.C. (N99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-PF.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Colorado Youth Outdoors

Social Services; Education; Sports; Environmental Preservation, and the Arts.

Category

Youth Development

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

$9,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Colorado

We primarily focus our giving in the Northern Colorado/Lairmer County area.

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GEORGE AND LOUISE THORNTON CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

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George & Louise Thornton Charitable Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mrs. Louise Thornton

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"Because we are a small family foundation, with only one part-time employee, we do not accept soliciations for donations."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Julia Cherry

No Affiliation

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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