Legacy Fund Awards $83,500 to Hamilton County Not-For-Profits

In its last grant allocation of 2016, Legacy Fund, a Central Indiana Community Foundation affiliate serving Hamilton County, awarded $83,500 to 10 not-for-profit organizations. Grantees receiving funding help to meet the increasing needs in Hamilton County, and break down barriers for various demographics of its residents.

CICF Announces Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipients

The four-year, full-tuition scholarship recipients were nominated by interview committees at The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate serving Marion County, and Legacy Fund, a CICF affiliate serving Hamilton County. Seventy-two and thirty-five students were interviewed in each county, respectively, and finalists names were submitted to Independent Colleges of Indiana, Inc. for final scholarship selections.

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.

More Than 63,000 Marion County Youth to Benefit from $2.6 Million in Grants from The Summer Youth Program Fund

The Summer Youth Program Fund, a collaborative of 11 local and national partners, will provide $2,602,193 in grants to support programs at 178 organizations in Marion County. The grants will fund 223 low- or no-cost summertime programs, activities and experiences for more than 63,000 area children age 4 to 19. Activities include sports, overnight camping, career exploration, youth employment, community service, college access and academic enrichment.

Forty Under 40 Gives Away 40

For the second year, CICF partnered with IBJ’s Forty under 40 program and invited the cohort of diverse thought-leaders to award $40,000 to local not-for-profits.

Baby Steps: Nurse Family Partnership

A national program operated locally by Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana, Nurse Family Partnership, pairs voluntary first-time, low-income mothers with a nurse during the child’s most formative years (prenatal through the child’s second birthday).