Two years ago, we brought my three-year-old grandson to see “Peter Rabbit.” He had no spontaneous speech, meaning he would answer questions but wouldn’t say anything except for “hi.” So we brought him to see this play, and it was the first time he had ever been to the theatre. We had never even taken […]Read More.
Advisors – thank you and thanks to you
Thank you Central Indiana professional advisors for partnering with Central Indiana Community Foundation, The Indianapolis Foundation and Legacy Fund of Hamilton County to benefit your clients and our community.Read More.
Advisors – charitable strategies to help your clients
Now that we are well into the fourth quarter of 2017, your clients are likely contemplating year-end charitable gifts in order to maximize their tax benefits, particularly in light of the proposed tax reform legislation. Not only do clients tend to be in the giving spirit around this time of year, but they also can significantly reduce their tax burden by making charitable contributions.  Unlike gifts from Santa, however, tax benefits do not come without strings.  Here is a checklist of iss…Read More.
My daughter, Stephanie [pictured], has been with Agape since she was three, and now she’s 22. It’s amazing to see her engage with the horse. The bond and interactions are amazing. They can get her to do more things. The Agape process has gotten her so far as she was never supposed to be able […]Read More.
Legacy Fund Awards $170,770 to Hamilton County Organizations, Projects
Legacy Fund of Hamilton County, a Central Indiana Community Foundation affiliate, announced $170,770 will be awarded to ten not-for-profit organizations and two Hamilton County leadership projects this month. This is Legacy Fund’s third and final competitive grant round for 2017. Grants were approved by Legacy Fund board of directors at a December board meeting.Read More.
Meet Clayton De Fur, CICF community investment officer
I am a community investment officer, which means I maintain strong relationships with not-for-profit organizations and offer technical assistance and advice for seeking grants from CICF and elsewhere. I focus on not-for-profits in the areas of arts and culture, environment, food access and nutrition, animal welfare and health and disability. I also oversee the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship program and the CICF scholarship programs, which involves maintaining relationships with high sc…Read More.
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