The Indianapolis Foundation Awards Over $1.5 million in Grants
The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced today grant awards totaling $1,558,806 to not-for-profit organizations serving Marion County. Grants support 41 initiatives related to transportation access, healthy youth, education, arts and culture, and affordable housing, among others.Read More.
Hamilton County Community Foundation Awards Grants, Welcomes Board Members
Hamilton County Community Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced today grants totaling $75,000 will be awarded to eight not-for-profit organizations serving Hamilton County. The grants support health, education and transportation initiatives ensuring all Hamilton County residents have equitable opportunity to lead safe and healthy lives.Read More.
CICF’s mission: a conversation with Brian Payne
In this special extended episode of For Good, Brian Payne has a candid conversation about CICF’s new mission, explains why the organization cannot talk about equity without talking about race; and shares his personal journey to understand the historic context of institutional racism in America.Read More.
Help Your Business Owner Clients with a Corporate-Advised Fund through CICF
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a business approach that contributes to sustainable development by delivering economic, social, and environmental benefits for all stakeholders. CSR takes a number of different forms, and companies can implement customized CSR strategies that fit their business models and are responsive to the needs and interests of their employees.Read More.
Herbert Simon Love of Reading Project Aims to Improve Student Literacy
Three Indianapolis Public Schools have been chosen for the Herbert Simon Love of Reading Project, a two-year pilot that promotes a love of reading to increase the number of students reading at grade level. The project is funded by the Herbert Simon Family Foundation and supported by Central Indiana Community Foundation.Read More.