Community Crime Prevention Grant Program

The Indianapolis Foundation Announces Recipients of $400,000 Community Crime Prevention Grants

The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced the 10 Marion County not-for-profit organizations receiving a grant in phase I of the Community Crime Prevention Grant Program. The foundation manages the grant program on behalf of the Indianapolis City-County Council, who voted in March to approve a new, expedited grant round focused on organizations preventing or reducing crime.

The Indianapolis Foundation Awards $1.86 Million to Tackle Crime in Marion County

Communities across Marion County are taking action to reduce crime and positively intervene in the lives of the city’s most vulnerable residents. Forty-two not-for-profits engaged in this important work received support this week when The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, awarded $1.86 million in grants through the Community Crime Prevention Grant Program. The Indianapolis Foundation has managed the grant program, on behalf of the City of Indianapolis, since 2013.

Youth Assistance Program

In 2007, a new facility was built in Noblesville based on projections that it needed to house at least 50 youth. In 2009 we worked with Legacy Fund to launch a pilot version of Youth Assistance Program and the numbers fell drastically. The facility is now at 14 percent capacity and youth being detained is half of what it was at its height in 2009.

A Fork in the Road: Aftercare for Indiana Mentoring

When Kenneth Hayes was released from Marion County Juvenile Detention Center, he had two paths to choose from. He would either join the nearly 41 percent in Indiana returning back to the Department of Correction, or commit himself to avoiding the juvenile justice system again. He chose the latter. He chose Aftercare for Indiana Mentoring (AIM) to help him.

The Indianapolis Foundation awards $1.86 million for 2015 Community Crime Prevention Grant Program

  Total of 61 not-for-profits receive grants to increase community safety and reduce violence The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), has awarded a total of $1.86 million in grants to 61 local not-for-profits through the Marion County-City of Indianapolis’ 2015 Community Crime Prevention Grant Program. The Indianapolis Foundation also allocated an additional $86,300 from… Continue reading.

PHASE I OF MARION COUNTY-CITY COMMUNITY CRIME PREVENTION GRANTS AWARDED

  Nearly 1,700 area youth to benefit from summertime employment and public safety programming. INDIANAPOLIS, IN (June 11, 2015) – The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, has awarded $153,000 in grants to 12 local not-for-profits serving Marion County youth during Phase I of the 2015 Marion County-City of Indianapolis Community Crime… Continue reading.

Will Work for College Preparation

TeenWorks offers at-risk teens a job – and a future.  Sixteen-year-old Dieria Moore wanted to earn extra cash during her summer break. When TeenWorks hired her for their six-week youth employment program, the Crispus Attucks High School sophomore got more than a paycheck — much more. In 1981, Gene Glick launched TeenWorks, formally Pro100, to employ… Continue reading.