Angel Investors

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CICF is actively transforming the community by spearheading programs and projects meant to help central Indiana compete – and succeed – in today’s dynamic global (and national) economy and landscape.

CICF’s community transformation projects are categorized into three strategically-focused initiatives:

In 2010, CICF began seeking “Angel Investors” into a community leadership fund that directly invests in the personnel and infrastructure to continue relationship building, convening, connecting, funding and evaluation of community transformation projects, including:

  • Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick
  • 37 Place
  • Coxhall Gardens
  • Centers for Working Families
  • Grameen Indianapolis
  • CEO’s For Cities: Livability Challenge
  • Talent Dividend
  • 21st Century Scholar Enrollment
  • College Success in Decatur and Warren Township Schools
  • SNAP

Read more about these projects.


Meet CICF’s Angel Investors

Our Angel Investors are dedicated to central Indiana’s well-being, and have made a three-year commitment of financial support to help CICF in the transformational projects noted above. These investors currently include:

Ackerman Foundation
Advantage Health Solutions, Inc.
Mike & Amy Alley
Apex Benefits Group
Kristian & Brandi Andersen
Don & Lucy Aquilano
Barnes & Thornburg
Frank & Katrina Basile
David Becker
David & Sherrie Bossung
Robert & Helen Brody
Buckingham Foundation, Inc.
Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects
Cassidy Turley
Cisco Systems
Citizens Energy Group
Christel DeHaan Family Foundation
Joseph J. DeVito/Baldwin & Lyons, Inc.
Rollie & Cheri Dick
Ted & Kim Dickman
Greg & Traci Dolan
Dow AgroSciences
Lori Efroymson-Aguilera
Eli Lilly & Company Foundation
Eli Lilly Federal Credit Union
Frank Esposito, Jr. & Valerie Esposito
Paul & Judy Estridge
Mike & Melanie Fitzgerald
Dr. Jane Fortune & Dr. Robert R. Hesse
Mr. William Fortune, Jr. & Mr. Joseph Blakley
Kristin & Michael Fruehwald
Marianne Glick & Mike Woods
Glick Family Foundation
C. Perry & N. Michelle Griffith
Greg & Libby Hahn
J.C. Hart Company, Inc.
Tom & Nora Hiatt
Mark & Karen Hill
Huntington National Bank

Craig Huse & Steve Huse - St. Elmo Steak House
Ice Miller LLP
Indianapolis Power & Light
Katz, Sapper & Miller, LLP
Charles & Rebecca Kendall
Key Bank
Keystone Construction Corporation
David & Anne Knall
Andre & Julia Lacy
Bob & Gayle Meyer
Bill & Ann Moreau
One America Foundation
Bill & Maureen Owen
Brian & Gail Payne
Charles & Jackie Pechette
Thomas J. Pence
Perq, LLC
Myrta Pulliam
RJE Knoll Business Interiors
Jim & Peggy Roederer
Rundell Ernstberger Asssociates
Steve Russell
Larry & Lisa Sablosky
Schmidt Associates Architects & Engineers
Jerry & Rosie Semler
Simmons Family Foundation
Cynthia Simon Skjodt
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Slaughter
Somerset CPAs
Charles & Peggy Sutphin
Phil Terry
Jeff & Benita Thomasson
Corby Thompson & Julie Viellieu-Thompson
Dennis A. Trinkle
United Water
Steve & Brenda Walker
Lucy Wick
Bill & Roberta Witchger
Mr. Richard Wood
Woodley Farra Manion Portfolio Management, Inc.
Raul Zavaleta
Gene & Mary Ann Zink
Wayne Zink

For Information About Becoming An Angel Investor

CICF believes in the potential of individuals and organizations, and recognizes the incredible accomplishments made by both in central Indiana. Yet we are steadfast in a belief that adding others to the equation, and working together, creates even more powerful results.

Put another way, we believe that 1+1 = 3. One more person. One more project. One more leader…like you.

For more information about becoming a CICF Angel Investor, contact Rob MacPherson, CICF Vice President for Development of Central Indiana Community Foundation at 317.634.2423, or email

Or, download a prospectus here.