Q&A with Makenzie Healymeet makenzie healy. She is the new opportunity, equity and inclusion coordinator at CICF. In this role, she oversees the day-to-day operations of the department and serves as the liaison to CICF’s community ambassadors. What excites you about your new role? What excites me about this new role is the ability to do such meaningful […]Read More.
Movimiento Cosecha: Dignity for the UndocumentedAfter 100 days under the current presidency, thousands flocked to Washington D.C. to demand immigration reform. Hector Morales Hernandez, local activist and CICF grants coordinator, made the trek to join in on the action. We sat down for an interview to explore his experience on that day with the organization Movimiento CosechaRead More.
Q&A with Travis SmithTravis is the new director of development and gift planning at CICF. In this role, Travis works with fundholders to create new donor-directed funds in various ways, including various gift planning vehicles.Read More.
Waking Up Passions & Job Descriptions: The Routine of the Others’ Mental HealthBy Noah Sandel (they/them) strategic communications and media specialist, Hamilton County Community Foundation A percentage of the population suffered more. And they have suffered more. Me? Well, I’m mixed race and am often found frolicking beneath the LGBTQ+ umbrella. My passions find roots in my adolescence, experiences, family, and my evolving environments. What role do […]Read More.
The Journey to an Anti-Racist CommunityAlmost three years ago, Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) and its affiliates, The Indianapolis Foundation and Hamilton County Community Foundation, announced our new shared mission and a focused commitment to dismantling systemic racism. After spending generations committed to making the Central Indiana community stronger through philanthropy, we were faced with the realization and data-driven proof that our collective efforts were still leaving people and communities behind while o…Read More.