Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) is the philanthropic arm of the North
American toy industry and was created by the Toy Industry Association
(formerly Toy Manufacturers of America) as the first toy industry-wide
charitable organization. TIF relies solely on monetary and in-kind
donations from toy industry members and the public to address the
obstacles which can stand in the way of children’s access to
While other organizations provide food, shelter and support services
to children in need and their families, TIF sees to it that these
children have toys and opportunities to play in an attempt to restore
both fun and a sense of normalcy to their lives. The Foundation
currently fulfills its mission through core programs including The Toy
BankTM, public education initiatives, and
grants to organizations whose missions are in line with that of the Toy
To bring joy, comfort and learning to
children in need through the experience of toys and play. Read more...
September 8, 1961 as the American Toy Institute, Inc (ATI). ATI
became the Toy Industry Foundation in 1985.
The Toy Industry Foundation is a public-supported tax-exempt
organization under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue
Code. Tax ID# 13-6161457.
1115 Broadway, Suite 400
New York, NY 10010
Chairman of the Board: Patrick S. Feely, PSF Consulting
Executive Director: Jean Butler
TIF Board of
& Girls Clubs of America Military Partnership
Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children
Kids in Distressed Situations, Inc.
American International Toy
Fair Toy Bank Collection (February)
Drive (May through August)
Toy Preview Toy Bank Collection (October)
Toy & Game Fair Toy Bank Collection (November)