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More Than 63,000 Marion County Youth to Benefit from $2.6 Million in Grants from The Summer Youth Program Fund
The Summer Youth Program Fund, a collaborative of 11 local and national partners, will provide $2,602,193 in grants to support programs at 178 organizations in Marion County. The grants will fund 223 low- or no-cost summertime programs, activities and experiences for more than 63,000 area children age 4 to 19. Activities include sports, overnight camping, career exploration, youth employment, community service, college access and academic enrichment.Read More.
The Indianapolis Foundation Announces Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipients
Nine students from Marion County have been named recipients of four-year, full-tuition scholarships as The Indianapolis Foundation 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. A total of 66 Marion County students were interviewed for the scholarships, which stipulated that recipients must: be a resident of Marion County; plan to pursue a full-time baccalaureate course of study beginning […]Read More.
Legacy Fund of Hamilton County Announces Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipients
Four students from Hamilton County have been named recipients of four-year, full-tuition scholarships as the Legacy Fund 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. A total of 29 Hamilton County students were interviewed for the scholarships, which stipulated that recipients must: be a resident of Hamilton County; plan to pursue a full-time baccalaureate course of study beginning […]Read More.
Charitable Gift Annuities: The Gift that Keeps on Giving
When something sounds too good to be true, it usually is. Sharon Merriman's daughters tried to tell her this when she explained her plans to open a charitable gift annuity that would pay her income during her life, with the remainder benefiting a charitable cause she cared about. It’s a good thing she didn’t share the same hesitancy.Read More.