Community Development and Attainable Housing in Hamilton County
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.
IMPACT Central Indiana and PitchFeast announce winners of fifth pitch competition
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.
Hamilton County Community Foundation Announces $165k in Grants
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.
Local not-for-profit addressing attainable housing in Hamilton County
Nestled in the city of Noblesville, local not-for-profit Hamilton County Area Neighborhood Development, Inc. (HAND) is making strides in improving housing conditions for residents in the area. Though the organization was officially founded in 2003 – its early beginnings stretch back to 2000, when a group of Hamilton County residents began a task force to address housing needs.Read More.
Collaboration Hub Quickly Becoming a “Hub” for Local Artists
Thirty miles north of Indianapolis just to the east of U.S. 31 on 276th Street in western Jackson Township, Hamilton County, Indiana, stand the remains of Roberts Settlement, an African-American pioneer farm settlement. It was founded in 1835 by free Blacks of mixed racial heritage who migrated mostly from North Carolina and Virginia to escape deteriorating racial conditions in the South.Read More.
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