We want to make charitable giving equitable, easy and fulfilling. Encouraging people to be generous, support our neighbors, and leave our community, and the world, a better place is a privilege CICF has had for more than 100 years.
Philanthropy is changing—it’s becoming more dynamic, so, we are too.Read More.
The Community Crime Prevention Grant Program has announced 54 projects will receive a total of $2,300,250 in grants. The program is funded from public resources allocated annually by the Indianapolis-Marion County City-County Council and administered by The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation.Read More.
Funding Supports 13 Projects Aligned with Community Leadership Initiatives Hamilton County Community Foundation board of directors has announced the allocation of $177,000 to 13 not-for-profit organizations and programs aligned with the foundation’s community leadership initiatives: mental health, family and youth empowerment, and inclusive economic growth. Grants were made possible by the Community Endowment for Hamilton […]Read More.
Funding for criminal justice reform, dismantling systemic racism, among others The Indianapolis Foundation board of directors has approved grants for Marion County not-for-profit organizations totaling $1,100,700. The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, has focused competitive and strategic grant-making to align with its five community leadership initiatives for Marion County: family stabilization, […]Read More.
We are often asked by individuals and organizations what can be done to support CICF’s work. We believe that this can truly be an Inclusive City for all, but we need partners and people who are willing to be bold and courageous. It’s time to get comfortable with being uncomfortable. It may easier to support another organization’s efforts to address systemic racism, but to really be a game-changer, you must look inward FIRST. Here are a few considerations if you are serious about becomin…Read More.
In a fund holder educational session on Thursday, Aug. 22, president and CEO, Brian Payne, and senior community leadership officer, Diane Schussel, shared CICF’s learnings and vision for two of its community leadership initiatives: family stabilization and dismantling systemic racism in Central Indiana.