Five $25,000 fellowships to be awarded to Midwest-based artists
The Rachel Cecile Efroymson endowed chair has been established at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center with a $2 million gift from the Efroymson Family Fund.
Several organizations, including CICF and Efroymson Family Fund announced matching gifts during the event.
The fellows are being honored at a private reception on June 13 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. The recipients were among 265 artists who submitted applications.
37 Place, the Heartbeat of Martindale Brightwood, a former elementary school, will serve as a neighborhood hub for a "resilient community."
Now in its 8th year, the Efroymson Family Fund will be awarding five $25,000 fellowships to Midwest Artists. Applications are due February 28, 2013.
RecycleForce helps ex-offenders get a second chance and prevents millions of pounds of recyclable waste from ending up in central Indiana landfills.
Indianapolis-based fund has distributed $700,000 to 35 contemporary visual artists in seven years.
Center Made Possible by $250,000 Gift from Efroymson Family Fund
The Nature Conservancy's Efroymson Conservation Center, built with support from the Efroymson Family Fund, a CICF Fund, wins Indianapolis Sustainability Award for Energy Efficiency.
The Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship awarded five artists from Indiana and Illinois $20,000 grants to help them continue their artistic development. The Fellowship, made possible by the Indianapolis-based Efroymson Family Fund, has distributed $600,000 to artists in six years.
The Efroymson Family Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, and Jeremy Efroymson will donate $1 million to Butler University.
Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship expands geographic reach in fourth year.