Q&A with Jeena SielaJeena is the new community leadership officer at Hamilton County Community Foundation. In this role, she manages a portfolio of activities in the grantmaking and community process, uplifting the community leadership initiatives in Hamilton County.Read More.
Gentrification and Fair HousingSo how do we move forward in economic growth without dishonoring, displacing, or disempowering underappreciated communities? Wildstyle Paschall writer, creative, activist and CICF community ambassador sat down with our team for a conversation on gentrification, fair housing and a path forward.Read More.
Accountability and JusticeYesterday, the world, this country and our community witnessed the true essence of what accountability should be. For far too long, accountability has been absent, for police and others, as people of color are continuously murdered, traumatized, devalued and dismissed in this country. Although we have so much more work to do to truly claim […]Read More.
The State of Aging Report examines growing old in Central IndianaA collaborative effort by Central Indiana Senior Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF); The Polis Center at IUPUI; the IU Center for Aging Research (IUCAR); and the IU Public Policy Institute’s (PPI) Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy (CRISP), addresses these concerns in a new report, The State of Aging in Central Indiana, published April 15. In addition to this report, the joint endeavor produces issue briefs on emerging topics and an interactive infor…Read More.
CICF Receives $7.3 Million in Support from Lilly Endowment for Collaboration Providing Job-Training, Wrap Around Services and Home RepairsCentral Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) has received a grant of $7,313,200 from Lilly Endowment Inc. through its initiative, Enhancing Opportunity in Indianapolis. The grant will support a construction trade training program led by the foundation in collaboration with Indiana Construction Roundtable Foundation, Indianapolis Legal Aid and Neighborlink.Read More.