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The Indianapolis Foundation Awards Over $2.7 Million in Grants
The Indianapolis Foundation's board of directors has approved grants and investments for Marion County not-for-profits, projects and initiatives totaling $2,704,444.  The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of CICF, directed $1,971,000 to investment plans and opportunity funds. Investment plans and opportunity funds are essential tools to assist CICF in supporting its community leadership work and leading initiatives aligned with its mission and strategic plan.  Read More.
2021 Board of Directors
Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) elected new directors and leadership for its board of directors and the boards of its affiliates, The Indianapolis Foundation and Hamilton County Community Foundation, as well as the advisory board for Women’s Fund of Central Indiana and the board of directors for the William English Foundation Inc., both funds of CICF.  All changes are effective immediately.   Read More.
Council District Crime Prevention Grants Program
In partnership with the Indianapolis City-County Council and the Office of Public Health and Safety, CICF has announced the first round of funding available through the Council District Crime Prevention Grants Program. The new program is administered by The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of CICF, and will support new or existing projects, services, and programs that show potential to reduce crime in Marion County—either directly or indirectly.Read More.
NEON: A Network of Nationwide Changemakers
If we’ve learned anything over the past year, it’s the power of sharing data and information. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the rate at which new research and data from all over the world is shared to inform international and national responses to the pandemic and speed up the development of diagnostic tools, drug treatments and vaccines. Now a group of nine community foundations is taking a similar approach to closing the opportunity gap regarding systemic racism.  Read More.
Hamilton County Community Foundation Awards $98.5K In Grants
Hamilton County Community Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced today grants totaling $98,500 would be awarded to eight 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. Grants were made possible by the unrestricted Endowment for Hamilton County and field of interest funds, including the City of Nobl…Read More.
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