Hamilton County Community Foundation has selected three Hamilton County residents to receive its annual Community Pillar Awards. The 2019 honorees are Scott Fadness, mayor of the City of Fishers, Dan Clark, vice chancellor for Ivy Tech’s Noblesville Campus, and Lauren Guynn, executive director for Shepherd’s Center of Hamilton County. Award recipients will be recognized at the 11th annual Celebration of Philanthropy at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, at Ritz Charles in Carmel.Read More.
Held every August, Black Philanthropy Month is a global celebration that seeks to "inform, involve, inspire and invest in Black philanthropic leadership to strengthen African-American and African-descent giving in all its forms." In this episode of For Good, African American Legacy Fund of Indianapolis (AALFI) founding members and steering committee members share their personal stories about why black philanthropy matters and how the fund seeks to address community needs going forward.Read More.
Beginning in June, CICF fund holders have been gathering monthly with our community leadership and effective philanthropy experts to engage in deeper conversations around the organization’s new mission and strategic initiatives. Last month, our session focused on two of the initiatives in Marion County— economic mobility and dismantling systemic racism.Read More.
by Marshawn Wolley Steering committee member, African American Legacy Fund of Indianapolis This country has just over 20 black donor-advised or community-interest funds at community foundations—with one in Columbus and South Bend. It is past time Indianapolis had one. Earlier this year, the Central Indiana Community Foundation announced the formal launch of the African American […]Read More.
by Clayton De Fur Senior Community Leadership Officer For years, CICF staff has worked collaboratively to connect fund holder interests and passions with the pressing needs of our community here in Central Indiana. With CICF Connect, our portal for fund holders, this process is easier than ever before. Now, we are able to directly connect […]Read More.
A corporate giving story by Urology of Indiana Urology of Indiana began working with Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) in 2016 to establish the Urology of Indiana Charitable Fund. The vision for the fund was to support organizations that serve unmet healthcare needs in the communities in which Urology of Indiana provides care. The fund […]Read More.