Joan and Doug Zipes, married 54 years, know a thing or two about family and philanthropy. Both Joan and Doug grew up watching their parents give back in whatever way they could. For Doug, who grew up less fortunate than his wife, that meant his parents opening their home to family of friends and providing meals, even when they barely had enough themselves.Read More.
The Carmel Clay Public Library Foundation’s endowment, opened in 1993 at Legacy Fund, had become dormant in recent years, but that changed last year when a couple made a significant gift to the endowment just as the library was celebrating its centennial year.Read More.
In 2007, a new facility was built in Noblesville based on projections that it needed to house at least 50 youth. In 2009 we worked with Legacy Fund to launch a pilot version of Youth Assistance Program and the numbers fell drastically. The facility is now at 14 percent capacity and youth being detained is half of what it was at its height in 2009.Read More.
Mike & Sue Smith are the recipients of Legacy Fund's 2015 Living Legacy Award. In addition to their support to CICF and Legacy Fund, they are involved with many organizations across Central Indiana.Read More.
When Kenneth Hayes was released from Marion County Juvenile Detention Center, he had two paths to choose from. He would either join the nearly 41 percent in Indiana returning back to the Department of Correction, or commit himself to avoiding the juvenile justice system again. He chose the latter. He chose Aftercare for Indiana Mentoring (AIM) to help him.Read More.
Each generation has its own lens through which it sees the world and as of now, five generations could be sitting around the family dinner or business board table. Those of us that live with or work with multigenerational families know that these lenses inform how each generation makes decisions and they can be drastically different.Read More.