Funds & Foundations


“Aging no longer signals the end of productive life. It is a new chapter. We hope to award grants that will help the elderly flourish in addition to supporting some very genuine and immediate needs for survival.”

– Karen Whitney, Central Indiana Senior Fund past chair


The Senior Fund’s goals for helping older adults are to:

  • Promote overall good health and wellness
  • Ensure that the basic needs of the low-income are met
  • Enable older adults to reside in the environments of their choice
  • Provide life-affirming opportunities
September 18, 2013

Two out of every five adults in the U.S. are caring for an ill or elderly family member. In Indianapolis, Joy’s House is offering those caregivers a chance for renewal.


July 9, 2013

Grants will support programs designed to secure and maintain basic needs including adequate access to nutrition, independence, education, engagement and healthier aging.


March 7, 2013

Portland researcher and urban planner discussed how Indianapolis can create an age-friendlier city at Communities for a Lifetime event March 8.


November 27, 2012

Seniors need healthy meals, and many need them at reduced costs. Concord Neighborhood Center’s Dynki Deli serves affordable dishes that hit the spot on Indianapolis’ near southside.


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For grants information, contact:
Andrew Black, CICF Grants Officer
317.634.2423, ext. 178

For giving information, contact:
Ruthie Purcell-Jones,
CICF Director of Philanthropic Services
317.634.2423, ext. 506