CICF News

CICF News / Research & News
April 2, 2014

CATEGORIES: Legacy Fund, Grants, Research & News

Sheridan Fund Invests in Northwest Hamilton County

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March 26, 2014

CATEGORIES: Legacy Fund, Grants, Research & News

Four area students to receive Fund’s scholarships; Grants will address community-wide issues, support LINK Youth Council grantmaking.

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March 19, 2014

CATEGORIES: Efroymson Family Fund, Research & News

Five $25,000 fellowships to be awarded to Midwest-based artists

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March 10, 2014

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants, Research & News

Community foundation’s website supports creating demand for the arts in central Indiana, features compelling content from professionals and collegiate journalists.

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March 7, 2014

CATEGORIES: About CICF, The Indianapolis Foundation, Legacy Fund, Research & News

New chairs, board members at CICF, The Indianapolis Foundation, Legacy Fund of Hamilton County

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March 6, 2014

CATEGORIES: Efroymson Family Fund, Grants, Research & News

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.

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February 28, 2014

by Timothy J. Bender, JD, CPA (inactive), CFP, Mallor Grodner LLP

CATEGORIES: Professional Advisors, Research & News

A New Playbook: Estate Planning After the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 and After Repeal of the Indiana Inheritance Tax

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February 24, 2014

CATEGORIES: College Readiness & Success, Community Impact, Research & News

FAFSA Challenge designed to increase on-time completion of financial-aid request forms

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December 10, 2013

CATEGORIES: Family Success, Grants, Research & News

Indianapolis' seven Centers for Working Families help low-income individuals regain their financial footing and put their families back in the black.

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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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November 13, 2013

CATEGORIES: The Glick Fund, Research & News, Grants

Financial support meant to transform arts, education, human needs and self-sufficiency

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October 30, 2013

CATEGORIES: Legacy Fund, Research & News

Annual award recognizes Hamilton County residents who impact quality of life in the community.

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October 15, 2013

CATEGORIES: Legacy Fund, Research & News

Philanthropic, civic and government leaders will gather November 14, 2013, to celebrate the generosity of Hamilton County.

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October 3, 2013

CATEGORIES: The Glick Fund, Research & News

Gene and wife Marilyn Koffman Glick created a philanthropic legacy that promises to transform central Indiana for generations.

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September 19, 2013

CATEGORIES: Research & News, The Glick Fund, The Indianapolis Foundation

Are bake sales the future of philanthropy?

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September 18, 2013

CATEGORIES: Central Indiana Senior Fund, Community Impact, Research & News

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.

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July 16, 2013

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Community Impact, Grants, Research & News

Special funding will support City’s efforts to engage the community in finding short-term, low-cost solutions to stem this summer’s violent crimes.

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May 16, 2013

CATEGORIES: College Readiness & Success, Research & News, Scholarships

College tuition is rising faster than inflation, and students – both those who graduate and those who do not – face increasingly high levels of debt.

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May 9, 2013

CATEGORIES: Professional Advisors, Research & News

Donor-advised funds rebound to higher values and greater grant-making impact, following losses sustained during the economic recession.

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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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April 23, 2013

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Research & News

Central Indiana Community Foundation affiliate to award $2 million in grants; funds will continue to support programs providing services for juvenile and adult offenders.

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April 2, 2013

CATEGORIES: College Readiness & Success, Family Success, Research & News

Recent studies show poverty is growing in the U.S. in practically every demographic. Use this interactive infographic to learn more.

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March 7, 2013

CATEGORIES: Central Indiana Senior Fund, Research & News

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

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March 5, 2013

CATEGORIES: College Readiness & Success, Research & News

Missing school in early grades is connected to lower test scores – but communities can address the trend with system-level interventions.

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February 8, 2013

CATEGORIES: Family Success, Research & News

Earned Income Tax Credits help working families, letting local taxpayers keep nearly $3 million in the last two years.

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November 20, 2012

CATEGORIES: Professional Advisors, Legacy Fund, Research & News

With the fiscal cliff looming and Congress's actions uncertain, professional advisors are in a position to provide timely perspectives to clients on charitable giving.

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November 20, 2012

CATEGORIES: About CICF, Research & News

Help your children learn to be caring and generous with this reading list from CICF’s Philanthropic Services staff and the Women’s Fund.

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October 9, 2012

CATEGORIES: Central Indiana Senior Fund, Research & News

Ten thousand baby boomers turn 65 each day in the United States. It’s the fastest growing age group in Indiana – and seniors and communities are going to face critical challenges because of it.

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September 19, 2012

CATEGORIES: Family Success, Research & News

In the face of a staggering loss of household net worth caused by the recession, minority families have been the hardest hit. The trouble is, they had fewer economic resources to begin with.

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August 28, 2012

CATEGORIES: Professional Advisors, Research & News

Beastie Boy Adam Yauch was more than a musician: Yauch was known as a filmmaker and passionate activist, too. When he passed away recently, he left a will that he thought made his intentions clear. But did it?

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August 20, 2012

CATEGORY: Research & News

Where you live – and who lives near you – may have an impact on your philanthropic choices, according to a new study by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

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