The United States has counted its population since the year 1970. The Constitution mandates a census happens every ten years to gather a clearer picture of how our country’s demographics and how they have changed. The Census determines funding for education, lunch programs, housing, health care, emergency programs, and many other public programs. The Census even determines the number of seats in the House of Representatives. For every single person that is not counted, our local community c…Read More.
"One year ago, you heard us pledge our commitment to this community. Central Indiana Community Foundation, The Indianapolis Foundation, Hamilton County Community Foundation, and Women’s Fund of Central Indiana came together and pledged to mobilize people, ideas and investments to make this a community where all individuals have the equitable opportunity to reach their full potential—no matter place, race or identity. That is our mission. And it has never been more critical than right now."Read More.
Grants focused on operating support to senior organizations in multiple Central Indiana counties, including the delivery of food to seniors. Central Indiana Senior Fund was also proud to support the Neighbor Relief Fund for Marion County and the Hamilton County Crisis Response Fund—both created by CICF—as it responds to urgent COVID-19 needs.Read More.
Hamilton County Community Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced today grants totaling $105,000 will be awarded to seven not-for-profit organizations serving Hamilton County. The grants align with the foundation’s community leadership initiatives: mental health, family and youth empowerment, and inclusive economic growth.Read More.
The Indianapolis Foundation board of directors has approved grants for Marion County not-for-profit organizations totaling $1,131,800.
The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), has focused competitive and strategic grant-making to align with its five community leadership initiatives for Marion County: family stabilization, economic mobility, criminal justice reform, neighborhood empowerment and placemaking, and dismantling systemic racism. Ad…Read More.