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CICF News / The Indianapolis Foundation
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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November 11, 2013

CATEGORIES: Family Success, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

With Test Changes Looming, Indianapolis Foundation Supports “Finish Your GED in 2013” Campaign.

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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 19, 2013

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Library Fund, Grants

The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, and the Foundation’s Library Fund awarded more than $1.1 million in grants and awards to 57 not-for-profits and libraries serving Marion County on September 10, 2013.

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September 12, 2013

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

Over $1.8 million will be shared by 43 Indianapolis-area not-for-profits to stem violent crime.

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July 19, 2013

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

Parkinson sufferers improve their mobility while they fight their disease at Rock Steady Boxing.

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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 30, 2013

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

Rock historian and IU Professor to discuss The Beatles’ White Album through Indiana Humanities event at iMOCA.

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April 30, 2013

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art gave little artists the chance to explore their creative abilities during spring break.

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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 3, 2013

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Library Fund, The Indianapolis Foundation

Teens across the city are discovering skills and interests they never knew they had thanks to the Media Workshop at the Central Library.

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March 12, 2013

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation, The Glick Fund, Efroymson Family Fund

Ex-offenders turn trash to treasure – and turn over a new leaf – at Indianapolis’ nonprofit, RecycleForce.

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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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January 31, 2013

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

Hoosier inmates train service dogs -- and learn useful life skills -- through the Indiana Canine Assistant Network.

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January 29, 2013

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, The Glick Fund, Grants, Family Success

Expecting and parenting homeless teen mothers turn to Project Home Indy to build a better life for their children… and themselves.

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November 30, 2012

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Efroymson Family Fund, Grants, The Glick Fund

Day Nursery provides a powerful combination of high-impact early childhood care that advances education and day-care services that fit the demands of working families.

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October 10, 2012

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

The Foundation granted $4,982,607 in 2012, has awarded more than $196 million since 1924.

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August 22, 2012

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

The International Center of Indianapolis supports a world of cultural events designed to help international newcomers make Indianapolis their home.

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August 14, 2012

CATEGORIES: College Readiness & Success, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

Chronic absenteeism leads to higher drop-out rates and reduced educational achievement. If the Indiana Partnerships Center has its way, that’s about to change.

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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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August 7, 2012

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Family Success, The Indianapolis Foundation

Central Indiana programs work to provide ex-offenders with opportunities to find and keep the stable jobs they need to stay out of prison.

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July 31, 2012

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Family Success, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

Southeast Community Services shifts its focus from emergency services to the wrap-around support that helps residents change their lives.

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July 24, 2012

CATEGORIES: Grants, The Glick Fund, The Indianapolis Foundation

Summer jobs for Keep Indianapolis Beautiful’s Youth Tree Team include watering and mulching trees in the parks – and learning to take pride in their city.

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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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June 5, 2012

CATEGORIES: College Readiness & Success, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

Marian University teaches youth programs’ staff how to stop summer learning loss in Indianapolis.

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May 24, 2012

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, The Indianapolis Foundation

The Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention helps neighbors in need connect to a range of services from haircuts and prayer to legal support and birth certificates.

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May 18, 2012

CATEGORIES: College Readiness & Success, Community Impact, The Indianapolis Foundation

Students’ math skills, reading proficiency and health can take a serious hit during summer months. Summer programs and parent engagement can transform summer into a time to learn.

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May 8, 2012

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

At Big Car’s Service Center, a formerly unused tire store is being transformed into a space where creativity sparks community connections.

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May 1, 2012

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

Funds will support summer programs, including arts, career exploration and employment, community service, sports and more.

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April 24, 2012

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Efroymson Family Fund, The Glick Fund, Family Success

40,000 adults in Marion County lack basic literacy skills and even more lack functional literacy. Leveraging volunteer manpower and adult students’ goals, Indy Reads provides free tutoring – and results.

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Day Nursery is a grant recipient.

April 19, 2012

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Library Fund, Grants

More than $332,000 in grants were awarded to nine not-for-profits and libraries serving Marion County

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April 17, 2012

CATEGORIES: College Readiness & Success, The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

Latoya was a quiet seven-year-old when she started taking arts classes through the Indianapolis Art Center's ArtReach program in 2003. So how'd she end up teaching them?

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April 5, 2012

CATEGORIES: Family Success, The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

Low- to moderate-income taxpayers save money and don’t have to resort to predatory preparation services anymore.

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March 28, 2012

CATEGORIES: College Readiness & Success, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation, The Glick Fund

Central Indiana continues to struggle with unemployment and many workers face joblessness for the first time. Facing the challenge, libraries and WorkOne partner to provide local job hunters with knowledge, skill and hope for new work.

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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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January 17, 2012

CATEGORIES: About CICF, The Indianapolis Foundation

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December 28, 2011

CATEGORIES: Family Success, Community Impact, The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

Project Home will be the only facility in all of Marion County that serves pregnant and homeless teenagers.

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December 15, 2011

CATEGORIES: Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

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December 9, 2011

CATEGORIES: College Readiness & Success, The Indianapolis Foundation

Nearly 4,800 of all eligible freshmen enrolled in post-secondary degree program due to CICF challenge initiative

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December 6, 2011

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Library Fund, Grants

“Media Center Enrichment Grants” designed to spur collaborative teaching, aid English Language Learners, add “high-interest” materials to library collections, more

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October 5, 2011

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, awarded more than $778,000 in grants to not-for-profits serving Marion County on September 16th, 2011 as part of its Community Fund and Library Fund grants programs.

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July 12, 2011

CATEGORIES: Donor Story, The Indianapolis Foundation, Community Impact

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April 20, 2011

CATEGORIES: Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

Funds will support summer programs, including arts, career exploration and employment, community service, sports and more

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