Central Indiana Senior Fund Awards Nearly $400K In Grants
Grants focused on operating support to senior organizations in multiple Central Indiana counties, including the delivery of food to seniors. Central Indiana Senior Fund was also proud to support the Neighbor Relief Fund for Marion County and the Hamilton County Crisis Response Fund—both created by CICF—as it responds to urgent COVID-19 needs.Read More.
Hamilton County Community Foundation Awards Over $100K In Grants
Hamilton County Community Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced today grants totaling $105,000 will be awarded to seven not-for-profit organizations serving Hamilton County. The grants align with the foundation’s community leadership initiatives: mental health, family and youth empowerment, and inclusive economic growth.Read More.
The Indianapolis Foundation Awards Over $1 Million in Grants
The Indianapolis Foundation board of directors has approved grants for Marion County not-for-profit organizations totaling $1,131,800. The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), has focused competitive and strategic grant-making to align with its five community leadership initiatives for Marion County: family stabilization, economic mobility, criminal justice reform, neighborhood empowerment and placemaking, and dismantling systemic racism. Ad…Read More.
Charitable Advising from a Distance
The silver lining to these times of uncertainty, fear and isolation is the collective groundswell toward generosity. We are seeing a tremendous amount of charitable giving through community-based relief funds as well as specific not-for-profits. You can be a terrific resource to your clients as to how to be helpful in the midst of this crisis.Read More.
CARES Act Provisions Related to Charitable Giving
One purpose of the $2 trillion stimulus bill, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, signed into law on March 27, 2020 (the “CARES Act”), is to support the not-for-profit community, in part by providing temporary charitable giving income tax incentives and related measures.Read More.