I started here as a volunteer in 2000 and the organization was founded in 1998, so everything was young and new. For me it has been a tremendously rewarding blessing. I’ve seen literally hundreds of students come through this program. We can’t function without our volunteers, financial donors and our food donors. If we had […]Read More.
If there’s no funding for arts education, then kids that thrive in the arts lose one of their top motivators to attend school. Many districts with low engagement in the arts see higher levels of truancy. There are connections between the arts and higher grades and higher rates of attendance among students. It’s not just […]Read More.
From the Legacy Fund President’s Desk
As summer gives way to fall, and most organizations throughout the community begin planning for their year-end (Or at least they should be), I thought it was time for a more personal introduction. As the newest member of the Legacy Fund family, I'm humbled and honored to be a part of such a dynamic forward-looking organization that serves Hamilton County.Read More.
I volunteer by taking seniors places they need to go and cleaning their homes. I started when my dad passed away. I noticed that my mom was still very independent but occasionally she needed extra help. It’s interesting to think that we’ll all be in the same boat someday. Now I’m helping someone and someday […]Read More.
The City’s Community Crime Prevention Grant Program, through The Indianapolis Foundation, announces 48 awards
$2.06 MILLION AWARDED TO ORGANIZATIONS WORKING TO PREVENT CRIME IN MARION COUNTY On Tuesday, Sept. 12, board members of The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, awarded $2,064,500 to 48 not-for-profit organizations in phase II of the Community Crime Prevention Grant Program. Grant amounts range from $5,000 to $100,000. The grant program […]Read More.
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