Central Indiana Senior Fund Awards Grants to More Than 40 Not-for-Profits

Investments to support organizations serving seniors in the community 

Central Indiana Senior Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), announced grant funding of $910,000 to 42 organizations serving Central Indiana seniors. The fund invests in organizations and programs that serve seniorsages 55 and olderwho have low- to moderate-income or experience isolation from community resources and opportunities. 

Some new organizations receiving support from Central Indiana Senior Fund include:

Drug Free Marion County ($20,000) —received grant support for the Wellness Initiative for Senior Education (WISE) Program. The goal of this program is to address high-risk behaviors in older adults, help them celebrate healthy aging, help them make healthy lifestyle choices, and avoid substance abuse.

Pathway Resource Center ($20,000)—received grant support for the Senior Community Coalition for the Far Eastside. This program will ensure seniors ages 55+ have access to services focused on social engagement, health and wellness and basic needs. Services will include on-demand transportation, case management, financial literacy workshops, technology support, food access, health and wellness workshops, drug education, and social events and activities.

Roots International (Fiscal Agent for We All Matter) ($10,000) —received grant support for We All Matter. This program will provide hot meals and activities to northwest neighborhood seniors in conjunction with transportation and food delivery services.

view a Complete list of Organizations Funded below.

Central Indiana Senior Fund partnered with The Polis Center to develop The State of Aging in Central Indiana Report. Central Indiana Senior Fund is deliberately interested in racial equity as it pertains to the following areas of need:

  • Helping seniors age in place
  • Decreasing hunger
  • Mitigating isolation and loneliness
  • Supporting caregivers
  • Decreasing senior homelessness

OrganizationProgramAward Amount
ArtMixGreatriarchs and Frends Friends at Harrison Center$15,000
Cancer Support Community IndianaPatient Assistance Fund$10,000
Castleton United Methodist Church -
fiscal for Still Waters Adult Day Center
Operating Support$20,000
Center for At-Risk EldersOperating support$30,000
Christamore HouseSenior Citizen's Services Project$35,000
CICOASafe at Home - safety and accessibility modifications$20,000
Community Action Greater IndianapolisSenior LiveStability Program$30,000
Community Alliance of the Far EastsideSenior Center$35,000
Concord Center AssociationIntergenerational Relationships$10,000
Drug Free Marion CountyJourney to Health and Wellness $20,000
Eastgate Christian Church
dba Autumn Leaves of Eastgate Adult Day Center
Operating support$20,000
Edna Martin Christian CenterSenior Angels Program$35,000
Educational DestinationsOperating support$25,000
Fay Biccard Glick Neighborhood Center at Crooked CreekSenior Services$25,000
Flanner House of IndianapolisSenior Program$20,000
Fletcher Place Community CenterGolden Age Program$15,000
He CaresHome repairs, landscape services and food$30,000
Hendricks County Senior ServicesSupport Aging in Place$15,000
Heritage Place of IndianapolisOperating Support$35,000
Horizon HouseCase Management $35,000
Indiana Immunization CoalitionRSV Vaccines$30,000
Indianapolis Legal Aid SocietySenior Independence & End-of-Life Matters$40,000
Martin Luther King Community CenterRe-Launch Senior Enrichment Program$25,000
Meals on WheelsOperating Support$35,000
Meals on Wheels of Hamilton CountySponsor-A-Meal Program$10,000
Meals on Wheels of Hancock CountyOperating Support$20,000
Morning LightHospice Care for low-income seniors$30,000
NeighborLink Indianapolis FoundationClient Services Program-Vetting Team$20,000
Pathway Resource CenterSenior Community Coalition$20,000
Paws and ThinkSenior Community Coalition$10,000
Rebuilding Together IndianapolisAge in Place in near northwest neighborhood$20,000
Redirection of HopeSilver Angel Project$10,000
Roots International - fiscal agent for We All MatterWe All Matter senior program$10,000
Servants at WorkOperating support$20,000
Shelby Senior ServicesOperating support$35,000
Shepherd's Center of Hamilton CountyCounseling Program$10,000
Silver CitizensOperating Support$15,000
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Archdiocesan Council of IndianapolisHome Delivered Food/Food Pantry$15,000
The Parks Alliance of IndianapolisSenior Programming$20,000
The Salvation ArmyFountain Square Corps Senior Program$5,000
Trusted MentorsMentoring Seniors$15,000
Westminster Neighborhood ServicesSenior Shopping Day$15,000


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