If we want Central Indiana to be a healthy and thriving community with inclusive economic growth, something has to change. At CICF, we’re going all in. We have a new mission: To make this a community where every individual has equitable opportunity to reach their full potential—no matter their place, race or identity.Read More.
The Indianapolis Foundation, a Central Indiana Community Foundation affiliate, is accepting applications for the Community Crime Prevention Grant Program now through 5 p.m. on July 31. The grant program is funded from resources allocated annually by the Indianapolis-Marion County City-County Council, in partnership with Mayor Joe Hogsett, and has been administered by The Indianapolis Foundation since 2013. Since taking office, Mayor Hogsett has worked with the city-county council to increase …Read More.
Empowering residents is a key sustainability factor for long-term neighborhood transformation. Cultivating strong connections with residents involves establishing trust, creating inclusive and welcoming environments, valuing and respecting culture, listening, listening, listening and having hard conversations through processes of goal-setting, strategy development and implementation. All of this takes time… and patience!Read More.
There's a famous Winston Churchill quote that goes, "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." By that measure, Marianne Glick's life has been remarkable so far. The board chair of the Glick Family Foundation, Marianne has carried on the legacy of her parents, Indianapolis real estate titans Eugene and Marilyn Glick, and the mission of the Gene B. Glick Company through countless investments to enhance education, self-sufficiency and quality of life in Central India…Read More.
This month, Bellfound Farm, a new not-for-profit organization, will begin service on the Southside of Indianapolis. The 17-acre residential urban farm will offer holistic support to justice-involved women, ages 18-24, helping them move from a place of vulnerability to long-term economic security. Read More.
Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) announced Armon Curd as its new director of information technology effective immediately. He is responsible for planning, directing and managing the foundation’s information technology systems to ensure they are secure, cost-effective and efficient. Prior to joining CICF, Curd was the eCommerce manager for Citizens Energy Group in the corporate affairs […]Read More.