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.
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.
CICF recently awarded $1,078,372 to 49 area not-for-profit organizations through The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate, and Central Indiana Senior Fund, a CICF field of interest fund. Grants were approved by their respective boards and committee members in November.
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.
In November 2015, The Glick Fund made a $50,000 grant to Exodus to support their Citizenship Training Program. The grant literally helped save the program and the organization.
Twenty-five Marion County not-for-profits will benefit from grants totaling $1,266,717 from The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation. Awards were approved by the Foundation’s six appointed board directors.
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.
The Indianapolis Foundation awarded $1 million in surprise grants at a gala celebrating its centennial. The Foundation kicked off a new century of philanthropy by gifting 48 Indianapolis-based organizations and individuals awards ranging from $10,000 to $100,000.
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.
The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, will accept applications for the Community Crime Prevention Grant Program through 5 p.m. on Aug. 1, 2016. The Foundation has managed the grant program, on behalf of the City of Indianapolis, since 2013.
Legacy Fund of Hamilton County, an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, awarded a total of $90,500 in grants upon Legacy Fund’s Board of Directors’ approval at its May 17, 2016 meeting.
The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) serving Marion County, approved the allocation of $1,719,000 in grant awards to 20 not-for-profit organizations and projects in Marion County at the May 17, 2016 board of directors meeting.
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.
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.
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).