The Indianapolis Foundation Awards Over $1.3 million to Community Partners
The Indianapolis Foundation’s board of directors has approved grants and investments for Marion County not-for-profits,  projects  and initiatives  totaling $1,338,310. The Indianapolis Foundation, a member of the CICF philanthropic collaborative, awarded responsive grants that align with the foundation’s mission to mobilize people, ideas and investments to make this a community where all individuals have equitable opportunity to reach their full potential […]Read More.
Not-for-profits, Residents Gather at Hamilton County Community Foundation’s Festival of Philanthropy
At the annual Festival of Philanthropy, Hamilton County Community Foundation, part of the Central Indiana Community Foundation philanthropic collaborative, celebrated the work of over 50 not-for-profit organizations with a showcase and also awarded three not-for-profit audiences selected Pillar Award grants. During the event, presented by Samerian Foundation, attendees interacted with the many different organizations committed to serving the communities of Hamilton County and then voted for t…Read More.
Brian Payne to retire as head of Central Indiana Community Foundation and The Indianapolis Foundation
Brian Payne, president and CEO of Central Indiana Community Foundation and president of The Indianapolis Foundation, will retire on June 30, 2023. Recently included in the inaugural “Indiana 250” of the state’s most influential people by The Indianapolis Business Journal and lauded for “big ideas” and the ability to “make things happen” by Indianapolis Monthly, […]Read More.
Central Indiana Community Foundation Philanthropic Collaborative Now Accepting Scholarship Applications
The CICF philanthropic collaborative, including The Indianapolis Foundation, Hamilton County Community Foundation and Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2023-2024 academic year. Nearly $2 million is available—made possible, in part, by 50 donor-created scholarship funds.  The collaborative knows that Hoosiers with advanced education—including bachelor’s, associate and certifications—earn an average […]Read More.
The Indianapolis Foundation Launches the Movement of 10,000 Digital Platform
The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of CICF, today introduced The Movement of 10,000 (MVMT10K), a digital platform with the purpose to inform, inspire and ignite equitable change and justice for Indianapolis and the larger Central Indiana community. MVMT10K—available as both a mobile app and online—invites users to advance their journeys toward racial equity through learnings […]Read More.