The Efroymson Family Fund, a donor-advised fund of the CICF, announced the recipients of the 2016 Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship at a private reception on November 17, 2016 in Chicago.
Efroymson Family Fund
Celebration for the 100th anniversary of The Indianapolis Foundation and 25th of Legacy Fund would not be possible without the vision of the Efroymson family, whose generosity has transformed Central Indiana and its community foundations for four generations.
In 2009, Anila was the recipient of the prestigious Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship. This fellowship program provides $25,000 unrestricted awards to five Midwest contemporary visual artists annually. Since then Anila’s story and award-winning work has been featured around the world.
Because he was a modest man, it is not widely known that one of Central Indiana’s most brilliant businessmen and philanthropists was also a seasoned campaigner against injustice. Gustave Efroymson was a pillar of the Jewish community, the owner of two downtown department stores, and president of the Real Silk Company. He also took on loan sharking, and the Klan, and got the better of both of them.
$1 million grant from The Efroymson Family Fund will support innovative museum programs and initiatives through 2018 Indianapolis Museum of Art is excited to announce the inventive new ARTx series, made possible with a $1 million gift from The Efroymson Family Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF). The ARTx series was developed… Continue reading.
The Efroymson Family Fund, a donor-advised fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced the recipients of the 2014 Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship at a private reception on September 10, 2014 in Chicago. In the past nine years, the Efroymson Family Fund has awarded 45 Fellowships worth $950,000 to contemporary artists in Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio… Continue reading.
Five selected contemporary Midwestern visual artists will each receive a $25,000 Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship made possible by the Efroymson Family Fund.
The Rachel Cecile Efroymson endowed chair has been established at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center with a $2 million gift from the Efroymson Family Fund.