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A Family’s Legacy of Philanthropy: The Meyers
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 […]Read More.
$2.4 Million in Grants to Benefit Nearly 50,000 Marion County Youth
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.Read More.
CICF Announces Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipients
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 […]Read More.
The Indianapolis Foundation To Administer 2014 Community Crime Prevention Grant Program
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 […]Read More.