By the end of 5th grade, children living in low-resource communities are two years behind their middle-class peers in verbal achievement. Summer learning loss accounts for 66 percent of that gap. In 2014 Central Indiana Community Foundation, Summer Advantage USA, and Arts for Learning launched a pilot program, Inspiring Scholars, to not just reduce learning loss, but to also accelerate learning over the summer.Read More.
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 2015 Community Crime Prevention Grant Program. Read More.