The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA) went into effect on January 1, 2018, but as you well know, 2018 taxes were not due until a few days ago, meaning your clients may not have fully understood what the TCJA meant for their bottom line until recently. Or perhaps your clients knew how the TCJA would impact their 2018 taxes and intended to bunch their charitable contributions into a donor-advised fund at the end of the year using appreciated stock. But the stock market tanked in December, and understa…Read More.
Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) announced its 5-year strategic plan on Thursday, Apr. 11. The plan will execute its mission to mobilize people, ideas and investments to make this a community where all individuals have equitable opportunity to reach their full potential—no matter place, race or identity. The foundation called for a more Inclusive City by helping to create environments and neighborhoods that empower people, changing systems that unfairly hold people back, and di…Read More.
In this special episode of For Good, Pamela Ross talks about neighborhood empowerment and placemaking—one of five of CICF's leadership initiatives for Marion County—and how it is impacting our community. This episode is part of a special series introducing CICF's strategic plan for Marion County. Listen to the other four episodes to learn more about how CICF is working to help create a more equitable Central Indiana.Read More.
The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced today grant awards totaling $1,558,806 to not-for-profit organizations serving Marion County. Grants support 41 initiatives related to transportation access, healthy youth, education, arts and culture, and affordable housing, among others.Read More.
Hamilton County Community Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced today grants totaling $75,000 will be awarded to eight not-for-profit organizations serving Hamilton County. The grants support health, education and transportation initiatives ensuring all Hamilton County residents have equitable opportunity to lead safe and healthy lives.Read More.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a business approach that contributes to sustainable development by delivering economic, social, and environmental benefits for all stakeholders. CSR takes a number of different forms, and companies can implement customized CSR strategies that fit their business models and are responsive to the needs and interests of their employees.Read More.