The health, vitality and quality of life for all our residents are of the greatest importance to us. This virus will undoubtedly have a significant and disproportionate impact on our most vulnerable populations and on our already challenged neighborhoods and communities. We have laid forth the plans below with this at the forefront of our collective thoughts. Read More.
Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), its affiliates, The Indianapolis Foundation and Hamilton County Community Foundation, and Women’s Fund of Central Indiana are closing our offices in Downtown Indianapolis and Carmel to reduce the risk of virus transmissions in the midst of concerns surrounding the coronavirus, now considered by the World Health Organization as a global pandemic.Read More.
CICF has been a crucial partner in helping the Indianapolis Public Transportation Foundation become operational. The Indianapolis Public Transportation Foundation is headquartered at the CICF’s Downtown Indianapolis location, and the CICF manages the fund.Read More.
The CICF staff and board of directors resoundingly applaud the Indianapolis City-County Council for unanimously adopting the Special Resolution on Feb. 24, 2020, in support of a public commitment to addressing the historical inequities of race, place and identity throughout our City-County government.Read More.
On Feb. 12, the Hamilton County Community Foundation convened not-for-profit organizations serving Hamilton County to provide them an opportunity to learn more about innovative programs and services that are available to them in Central Indiana. During one of the sessions, a speaker asked the room if in the last year their organization had seen an increase in giving; not one hand was raised. They then asked if they had seen an increase in the need for the services that they provide; every han…Read More.
When Central Indiana Community Foundation announced its 5-year strategic plan last April, the question most asked was, “how will they do that?” With a bold vision to help create neighborhoods and environments that empower people, change systems that unfairly hold people back, and dismantle systemic racism, it’s a natural question to ask.Read More.