I had English as my number one and theatre as number two going into college. At the last minute right before I mailed it away, I knew I wanted to do something different. So I scratched it out and flipped the two choices and sent it away. It still kind of blows my mind that […]Read More.
Legacy Fund Hosts 9th Annual Celebration of Philanthropy
On Thursday, Nov. 9, Legacy Fund, the community foundation serving Hamilton County, will host its 9th annual Celebration of Philanthropy dinner, which honors philanthropy, showcases 48 local not-for-profits and recognizes winners of the first-ever Legacy Fund Community Pillar Awards.Read More.
The G. I. Bill Changed My Family’s Life
My dad was an 18 year-old ensign in the Navy during the end of World War II. And when he came home from serving his country, he was able to take advantage of legislation designed to provide immediate rewards for returning servicemen. He got an education through the G.I. Bill that led to a long career as an aerospace engineer, providing middle-class security and more opportunity for his family, including me. Until I attended Undoing Racism, The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond’s …Read More.
Undoing Racism
This month’s episode of, “For Good” introduces a transformative workshop presented by Child Advocates called, Undoing Racism. For several Marion and Hamilton county agencies, this innovative program is changing business as usual…opening eyes, hearts and minds of staff and volunteers. Over the course of the last year, all CICF employees and board members have participated in the two-day workshop. Listen to hear how the workshop is reshaping our work in the community.Read More.
Top 5 Reasons to Attend Celebration of Philanthropy
Every November, Legacy Fund honors the good work of people and not-for-profit organizations in Hamilton County. But every year is different, and this year is no exception. In fact, here’s five reasons to secure your ticket today.Read More.
Thank You From Women’s Fund of Central Indiana
A note from Women's Fund executive director, Jennifer Pope Baker: Wow, what an incredible Power of Women’s Fund Philanthropy we had this year! Thank you to the 700 people who joined us on Sept. 26 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom for the event.Read More.
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