by Clayton De Fur CICF Senior Community Leadership Officer For years, CICF staff has worked collaboratively to connect fund holder interests and passions with the pressing needs of our community here in Central Indiana. With CICF Connect, our portal for fund holders, this process is easier than ever before. Now, we are able to directly […]Read More.
Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) today announced the hiring of Leroy Robinson as the foundation's first director of major gifts and Robin Elmerick as not-for-profit sustainability officer. Both positions are effective immediately.Read More.
Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) and its affiliates, The Indianapolis Foundation and Hamilton County Community Foundation, have awarded 185 scholarships totaling over $1.4 million for the 2019-2020 academic year. Recipients will receive varying scholarship amounts—the maximum award for some scholarships is equal to full tuition. Committees, comprised of donors and community volunteers, selected this year’s recipients for 44 different scholarship funds established at CICF or one…Read More.
When Carmel-Clay Middle School teachers, Liana Giles and Allison Martin, proposed taking a civil rights trip, school administrators didn’t hesitate to agree. And a grant from Hamilton County Community Foundation made the trip a reality.Read More.
You don’t know what you don’t know. And in regard to race in America, if you are a White individual, like myself, we have to realize that there are giant holes in what we think we know about race and racism in our country and its history.Read More.
While we celebrate the thousands of individuals who recently graduated from high school, we cannot forget about the thousands who did not. Even among the graduates, many won’t seek vocational, technical or trade credentials, pursue a traditional degree, or begin a career. EmployIndy estimates 30,000 people in Indianapolis, ages 16-24, are not enrolled or employed. And they are disproportionately people of color.Read More.