• A penny saved. image

    Dr. Bill Scott is a frugal man. The former Eli Lilly & Company chemist and current Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) School of Science research professor appreciates doing things in money-smart ways. He prefers walking or taking an IndyGo bus to get around town. That thrift also drives his interest in and ability to support… Continue reading.

  • Phase II Applications for Community Crime Prevention Grants Now Available. image

    In partnership with the City of Indianapolis, The Indianapolis Foundation has announced that grant applications for Phase II of the 2014 Community Crime Prevention Grant program are now available online at www.cicf.org as of July 1, 2014. Organizations interested in applying are encouraged to review the grant criteria, procedures and reporting requirements for their program… Continue reading.

  • The Indianapolis Foundation Awards More Than $2.2 Million to Support Community Needs. image

    The Board of Directors of The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, approved and awarded more than $2.2 million of grants to not-for-profits serving Marion County resident at a board meeting held on May 14, 2014. The grants included: responsive awards (requests for funding made by not-for-profits); support for The Indianapolis Public Library… Continue reading.

  • Legacy Fund Addresses Community Wide Needs Via May Grants. image

    Legacy Fund of Hamilton County, an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, awarded a total of $162,400 in grants as approved by Legacy Fund’s Board of Directors at its May 12th, 2014 board of directors meeting. The grant awards included $137,400 in grants made to 13 not-for-profits serving Hamilton County residents. The LINK Advisory… Continue reading.

  • The Indianapolis Foundation Awards $159,000 for Phase I of 2014 Community Crime Prevention Grants. image

    The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, has awarded approximately $159,000 in expedited grants to sixteen local not-for-profits as Phase I of the 2014 Marion County-City of Indianapolis’ Community Crime Prevention Grant Program. The Phase I expedited allocation focuses specifically on 2014 summertime job programs for youth as well as crime-deterrent programming… Continue reading.

  • A Family’s Legacy of Philanthropy: The Meyers image

    For the Meyers, preservation and people are family passions. Through the Robert R. and Gayle T. Meyer Family Fund, they devote their philanthropic energy and funds to advancing childhood education, ending domestic violence and ensuring the environment’s future. Last fall, the Meyers supported the Central Indiana Land Trust’s purchase of 69 acres of land off… Continue reading.

  • $2.4 Million in Grants to Benefit Nearly 50,000 Marion County Youth image

    The Summer Youth Program Fund, a funding collaborative of 10 local and national partners, will provide more than $2.4 million in grants to support programs at 157 organizations in Marion County. The grants will fund 189 low- or no-cost summertime programs, activities and experiences for nearly 50,000 area children ages 4 to 19-years old, and include sports, overnight camping, career exploration, youth employment, community service, college access and academic enrichment.

  • CICF Announces Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipients image

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Thirteen students from Marion and Hamilton counties have been named recipients of four-year, full-tuition scholarships as the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. A total of 99 central Indiana students were interviewed for the scholarships, which stipulated that recipients must: plan to pursue a fulltime baccalaureate course of… Continue reading.

  • The Indianapolis Foundation To Administer 2014 Community Crime Prevention Grant Program image

    The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, has been selected by the City-County Council of Indianapolis and Marion County to be the fiscal agent and grant manager for the City of Indianapolis 2014 Community Crime Prevention Grant Program. (For additional background about the Community Crime Prevention Grant Program, see below.) The $2 million… Continue reading.

  • The Indianapolis Foundation Awards More Than $1.8 Million In Grants image

    The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation and the Foundation’s Library Fund awarded $1.859 million in grants and awards to 25 not-for-profit serving Marion County on March 17, 2014.