Central Indiana Community Foundation is a catalyst for progress and a supporter of visionary ideas with the power to improve our community and the lives of its residents. See how CICF works: Watch our video to learn what a community foundation is, how it works and why it matters.

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We Do Three Things

Every day, we’re making Central Indiana a better place. Here’s how:
1 We help people invest in the causes that matter most to them.
2 We award grants to effective not-for-profit organizations.
3 We provide leadership to make Central Indiana a better, more beautiful, more equitable community.
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Start A Fund

Learn how to create a fund to support a cause you love.

Apply For A Grant

Explore grant opportunities.

See Our Impact

Read about the ways CICF is making a difference right now.

Stories of Change

All of our stories, articles and announcements from throughout the CICF philanthropic collaborative


Grant Announcements

Announcements about our grantmaking—including upcoming funding opportunities and grant recipients


The Indianapolis Foundation

Stories and updates about making Indianapolis a better, more beautiful, more equitable community


Hamilton County Community Foundation

Stories about how the foundation is building a community where opportunity meets growth for everyone


Women’s Fund of Central Indiana

Examples of how Women's Fund is creating transformative and sustainable change for girls and women


Media Announcements

Announcements shared with our media partners from our philanthropic collaborative


From the Collaborative

Perspectives from our staff and leadership about philanthropy and our work in our communities