Don’t Underestimate the Unrestricted Gift
Greg and Libby Hahn on Why They Are Leaving an Unrestricted Gift to The Indianapolis Foundation  Not-for-profits tend to be very willing to allow donors to restrict their planned gifts as a commitment to respect the intentions, preferences, and relationship to the donor—and their occasional idiosyncrasies. Charitable gift planners and development officers want to ensure that donors […]Read More.
Willie T. Donald Exoneration Fund: a CICF donor-advised fund highlight
Imagine being 22-years-old and spending the next 24 years in prison for crimes you did not commit. Then, finally, the state recognizes that they locked up the wrong guy, and you are exonerated and released into a fast-paced, technology-crazed society that resembles very little of the life you once had. Now, imagine that while trying to reintegrate into an almost unrecognizable society, you have to also figure out how to survive with no money, no driver’s license, no car, no health care, and…Read More.
Central Indiana Senior Fund Awards Nearly $1M to Local Organizations 
Central Indiana Senior Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, awarded grants to 31 senior-serving not-for-profits totaling $979,762. The Senior Fund advisory board selected organizations that continue to provide essential services to the senior community in Central Indiana during the COVID-19 pandemic.     Central Indiana Senior Fund reassessed its 2020 grantmaking guidelines to effectively respond to emerging senior and organizational needs in response to…Read More.
Q&A with Emily Ambriz
Meet emily ambriz. Emily is the marketing and communications manager at women’s fund, a cicf affiliate. What excites you about your new role? I am so excited to help share the stories of Women’s Fund. Since no one has been in a marketing role full-time, the sky is the limit and I have a really […]Read More.
Q&A with Leah Nahmias
Meet leah nahmias Leah serves as a community leadership officer. What excites you about your new role?  I started my career as a teacher so I’m excited to be back in a role where my work directly impacts kids, even if I’m not interacting with them every day. Plus educators and others who work with […]Read More.
Innovation Catalyst 2021 Cohort Announced
In partnership with our strategic partner, Cause Impact LLC, The Indianapolis Foundation and Hamilton County Community Foundation, affiliates of Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced the six members of the 2021 Innovation Catalyst cohort.Read More.
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