The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced that grants totaling $671,493 will be awarded to 16 organizations or projects in Marion County. The foundation’s board of directors approved the grants in a Nov. 14 board meeting.Read More.
In 2015, Alena Jones and Nekoma Burcham were named NEXT Fellows by the Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, a special interest fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation. Jones and Burcham are co-founders of an initiative, scheduled to launch in 2018, that gives female returning citizens, ages 18-24, the tools they need to be successful and self-sustaining. Women’s Fund has committed to incubating the project for two years and providing significant support for eight years, allowing time for…Read More.
Art gives you power and allows you to connect to your community and the world. With art you become a world citizen, it’s a path to self-discovery and deciding that you’re worthy. When you make a creative discovery about yourself it’s powerful! CICF has turned us around. Brian Payne is like an angel to me. […]Read More.
Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, a special interest fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, recently announced the allocation of $195,000 to 11 not-for-profit organizations in Central Indiana. The grants were approved at the organization’s Advisory Board meeting in November.Read More.
Three Hamilton County not-for-profits each received a surprise $5,000 grant at tonight’s Celebration of Philanthropy, which was hosted by Legacy Fund, the community foundation serving Hamilton County and a Central Indiana Community Foundation affiliate. Recycled Cycles, Nickel Plate Arts and Eleven Fifty Academy received the surprise grants as part of the inaugural Legacy Fund Community Pillar Award presentation.Read More.
New hires in areas of community investment, development and admin Central Indiana Community Foundation hired four new team members between October and November: Diane Schussel, community investment officer for CICF; Shanna Young, community investment officer for Legacy Fund, the CICF affiliate serving Hamilton County; Shelley Raper, director of development for Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, […]Read More.