CICF Philanthropic Collaborative Shares Progress on Equity Journey 
—by Brian Payne, President and CEO, Central Indiana Community Foundation  In 2018, the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) philanthropic collaborative, including The Indianapolis Foundation, Hamilton County Community Foundation and Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, made a promise to our community—to make Central Indiana a place where everyone has an equitable opportunity to reach their full […]Read More.
Your Story, Our Community: FreeWheelin’ Community Bikes
By Tashi Copeland  Near the corner of Fairfield and Central Avenue in Indianapolis, you’ll see a building adorned with a bright yellow sign and free-styled letters with three words—Freewheelin’ Community Bikes. As you enter the shop, you’ll find yourself encased with an assortment of bikes, greeted by an enthusiastic staff. But what you’ll also find […]Read More.
Fishers Arts Council discovers the intersection of art and community
After an interview with Fishers Arts Council about transitioning into the Collaboration Hub from Fishers City Hall, we focus in on how art has meaning for a community's identity. As a recap, the Fishers Arts Council's monthly galleries and receptions are being held at the Collaboration Hub (the Hub) located at Hamilton County Community Foundation through the end of 2022 via a Fishers Arts & Culture Commission grant that was awarded for Hamilton County Community Foundation act as host for thes…Read More.
Fishers Arts Council’s Galleries Find a Home at the Collaboration Hub
In a conversation with Fishers Arts Council (FAC), we discuss the move to the Collaboration Hub and why art found a place in the community Beginning in June 2022, the Fishers Arts Council‘s monthly galleries and receptions have been held at the Collaboration Hub (the Hub) located at Hamilton County Community Foundation. After it was […]Read More.
Mayor Joe Hogsett, The Indianapolis Foundation announce recipients of Elevation Grants
Today, Mayor Joe Hogsett and The Indianapolis Foundation announced 31 recipients for the first round of funding from the Elevation Grant Program. This round, $4,318,539 will go towards projects focused on thriving neighborhoods, empowering youth, and restoration and resilience through mental wellness. Previously known as the Violent Crime Reduction Grant Program, the Elevation Grant Program will invest $45 million in neighborhoods over the next three years to address root causes of violent cr…Read More.


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