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Women’s Fund of Central Indiana Names New Development Director

Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, a special interest fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced Kamala Spencer as its new development director. Working closely with the Women’s Fund board, Spencer will coordinate successful and sustainable development, fundraising and donation campaigns that support the transformative work of Women’s Fund.

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.

Women’s Fund Awards $215,591 to Local Not-For-Profits

Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, a special interest fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), has awarded $215,591 to 15 not-for-profit organizations that are making our community’s women and girls stronger, healthier and more self-sufficient through programs that address domestic abuse, the gender pay gap, immigration, reproductive healthcare and more.

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.

A City Inspired by Design

Architectural design and placemaking play an integral role in a city’s ability to develop, attract and retain highly-educated, creative, entrepreneurial and community-minded citizens. That is why creating and supporting inspiring places is a key element of CICF’s three-pronged community leadership initiative.

Angel Investment Updates: Winter 2016

Nearly 80 organizations, individuals and families have chosen to invest in innovative and transformative projects as angel investors with Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF). Thank you. Your faith and action inspires our organization to reach higher and strive for better and bigger successes for our community. We believe that, together, we can be the difference Central Indiana needs to become the best community in the world.

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.