The Legacy Fund Community Pillar Awards honor individuals or corporations doing visionary work to solve pressing challenges, build opportunity and equity, and create a brighter future for Hamilton County residents in three leadership areas—college readiness and success, family success and inspiring places. Because of their work, these nominees are pillars of the Hamilton County Community. Accepting nominations thru July 31.Read More.
The Indianapolis Foundation, a Central Indiana Community Foundation affiliate, has announced that it is accepting applications for phase II of the Community Crime Prevention Grants Program starting July 1 through July 31. The grant program is funded from public resources allocated annually by Indianapolis City-County Council and has been administered by the Indianapolis Foundation since 2013.Read More.
The Sheridan Community School Scholarship Foundation Fund recently awarded 10 Sheridan High School seniors scholarships totaling $28,000 for the 2017-2018 school year. Just two years prior, the committee researched ways to ensure the scholarship fund would continue its original mission for generations to come—to provide scholarships to graduates from Sheridan High School.Read More.
CICF recently launched a new type of fund specifically for charitable gifts of IRA rollovers. If you have clients who are at least 70½, they are eligible to transfer up to $100,000, or up to $200,000 for a married couple, of their IRA assets directly to a qualified public charity. Read More.
Utilize CICF’s expertise without giving up management of your client’s charitable assets. A 2015 Bank of America study found that 89 percent of professional advisors discuss philanthropy with clients and 71 percent make it their regular practice to ask clients about their interest in charitable giving. Chances are, you are one of those advisors! Read More.
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