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CICF News / Inspiring Places
December 10, 2013

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Inspiring Places, Research & News

New funds to support "creative place-making" projects that will spark collaboration of art, community and economy in Indianapolis.

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December 10, 2013

CATEGORIES: About CICF, Community Impact, Inspiring Places

Mainscape and CICF partner to give 37 Place a mini-makeover on Indy Do-Day.

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September 17, 2013

by Brian Payne

CATEGORIES: Inspiring Places, Community Impact, About CICF, Inspiring Insights

ROW is transforming our waterways through support from CICF, corporations, the city, non-profits and other partners - with a vision that closely matches one of our city's most important community designers.

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September 6, 2013

CATEGORIES: Inspiring Places, Grants

5x5: Indianapolis Arts and Innovation is coming to a close - let us know what you think!

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May 2, 2013

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Inspiring Places, Research & News

CEOs for Cities selects Indianapolis to host Livability Challenge Workshop, highlighting effective strategies for enhancing urban living from six major US cities - Cleveland, Philadelphia, St. Louis, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Indianapolis.

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March 26, 2013

CATEGORIES: Inspiring Places, Efroymson Family Fund

People for Urban Progress, Big Car, IndyHub and Harrison Center for the Arts host four events to inspire arts innovation in central Indiana – and award four $10,000 prizes.

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February 18, 2013

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, The Indianapolis Foundation, Efroymson Family Fund, Inspiring Places

37 Place, the Heartbeat of Martindale Brightwood, a former elementary school, will serve as a neighborhood hub for a "resilient community."

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September 27, 2012

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Inspiring Places

Data, design and the cycling community combine to create a new, comprehensive bike map for navigating the Circle City.

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August 30, 2012

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Inspiring Places

Local volunteers carve out a space, online and in the real world, for city-builders to unite around ideas and action.

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August 9, 2012

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants, Inspiring Places

Now with a permanent home of their own, IndyFringe fosters creative theatrical experiences for local audiences year-round.

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July 23, 2012

CATEGORY: Inspiring Places

Brian Payne, CICF's CEO and President, responds The Urbanophile's recent post, "Why I Don't Live In Indianapolis."

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July 12, 2012

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants, Inspiring Places

After eight years of planning, new sidewalks, trees and medians drive growth – and community engagement – in Irvington.

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May 4, 2012

CATEGORY: Inspiring Places

Urban parks can improve, define and engage a community, but first they must connect to neighborhoods. With a combination of volunteerism, philanthropy and grants, Midtown Indianapolis is transforming Alice Carter Place Park into a hub and gateway.

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March 26, 2012

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation, Inspiring Places

Like cities around the country, urban and community gardens are becoming increasingly popular in Indianapolis. Yet some soil in city neighborhoods contains toxic amounts of lead. An IUPUI scientist is working to make urban gardens safe.

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December 15, 2011

CATEGORIES: Inspiring Places, Community Impact

Read the complete transcript of Brian Payne's remarks from Tuesday's announcement regarding discontinuing the Fred Wilson public art project here.

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December 13, 2011

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Inspiring Places

CICF will support new public art/memorial project to be led by community advocates

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November 30, 2011

CATEGORIES: Inspiring Places, Community Impact

Located inside the Virginia Avenue parking garage south of Maryland St., “Swarm Street” by Acconci Studio of New York, is an interactive light environment that the creators compare to swarms of fireflies.

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July 7, 2011

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Inspiring Places, Family Success

A community center designed by the community... for the community

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