Access to affordable housing continues to be very limited in many Indianapolis neighborhoods. As housing prices
increase, racial diversity decreases in many communities which then impacts the political, social and economic landscape.Read More.
From 2017 to 2022, businesses added almost 17,500 jobs in Hamilton County – an increase of more than 10 percent. National job growth during the same period was just 2.4 percent, according to Invest Hamilton County. From 2010 to 2022, Hamilton County's population grew by 30%, to 356,650 people, according to Census Bureau data.Read More.
In partnership with PitchFeast, IMPACT Central Indiana hosted its pitch competition on Sept. 26. All the entrepreneurs shared creative concepts and brought a passion to impact. In the end, we were able to invest in three Black and Brown-led businesses with investment capital and other wraparound services. These investments ignite innovation in our community.Read More.
Today, Mayor Joe Hogsett and The Indianapolis Foundation, a member of the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) philanthropic collaborative, announced the third round of funding awarded by the Elevation Grant Program. Six grantees received $796,486.Read More.
Hamilton County Community Foundation, part of the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) philanthropic collaborative, approved grants for Hamilton County not-for-profits, projects and initiatives totaling $164,500. The Hamilton County Community Foundation board of directors has approved grants for Hamilton County not-for-profits, projects and initiatives totaling $164,500. Grants support projects and initiatives within the foundation’s three community leadership pillars—b…Read More.