Examples of Named Funds

Local individuals and businesses have established and contributed to the named community endowment and field-of-interest funds. Below is a sampling of funds. Earnings from these funds are used in CICF’s competitive grantmaking processes, ensuring that their donations are constantly put to wise use.


Robert F. Campbell Founders Endowment Fund – Established in 1996 in honor of a Legacy Fund Community Foundation’s founding board members who passed away in 2004. Mr. Campbell was instrumental in the development of the Community Life and Learning Center in Carmel.


The Figueira Family Foundation – A future fund for children's welfare, homeless, cancer, and heart disease issues, to be funded by Ramon and Karen Figueira’s Charitable Remainder Trust.

F. R. Hensel Fund for Fine Arts, Music & Education – Established in 1992 by the estate of Dr. Franz Robert Hensel, a German-born metallurgist who moved to Indianapolis in the 1930’s and became a long-time local arts advocate.


KeyBank Charitable Fund – Established in 1999 to support CICF’s work in the community.

Knapp Fund – A future fund established in 2000 by William D. and Sandy Knapp, to be funded by their estate.


James B. Loehr Endowment Fund – Established in 1995 by James Loehr, founder of Loehr Financial Planning Services, to provide Christmas to Hamilton County children who may not otherwise have one.


James Proctor Fund for Aged Men and Women in Marion County – Mr. Proctor’s will stated that the residual of his estate be used to found "a home for old men and women of undoubted respectability, particularly those who have been unfortunate or otherwise in family or financial affairs". National Bank and Trust Company of Indianapolis, as trustee of the estate, over time found that there was not enough money in the estate to accomplish the will's intent. In 1977, the bank moved the accumulated assets to The Indianapolis Foundation to create a fund to serve the elderly.


Frank Curtis and Irving Moxley Springer Fund – Established in 2007 through Mr. Springer’s estate to promote the arts, maintain libraries, provide health and social services to the poor, promote reproductive health, and enhance programs through environmental conservancy.