I am a community investment officer, which means I maintain strong relationships with not-for-profit organizations and offer technical assistance and advice for seeking grants from CICF and elsewhere. I focus on not-for-profits in the areas of arts and culture, environment, food access and nutrition, animal welfare and health and disability. I also oversee the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship program and the CICF scholarship programs, which involves maintaining relationships with high sc…Read More.
Central Indiana Community Foundation announced the 13 recipients of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships for both Marion and Hamilton counties. Scholars will receive up to four years of full tuition to attend any accredited public or private not-for-profit college or university in Indiana.Read More.
On Nov. 30, CICF Angel Investors met at Sherrie and David Bossung’s home along the White River to learn about exciting plans to activate the waterway that flows through both Marion and Hamilton counties. Panelists at the event included Brenda Myers, president and CEO for Hamilton County Tourism; Julie Thompson, a Hamilton County Leadership Academy alum with an interest in White River redevelopment; and Matt Carter, vice president for destination development for Visit Indy.Read More.
Each year, Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) angel investors—nearly 80 individuals, families and organizations—invest in innovative and transformative projects to make Marion and Hamilton counties thrive. Inside are nine ways angel investors' partnership and inspiration helped to transform our corner of the world in 2017.Read More.
Grants support transportation, health, independence and cultural opportunities for seniors. More than 30 senior-serving not-for-profit organizations will receive a total of $746,566 in grants from Central Indiana Senior Fund, a special interest fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF). The Senior Fund advisory board selects organizations that alleviate barriers and create opportunities for a growing senior population in Central Indiana.
The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced that grants totaling $671,493 will be awarded to 16 organizations or projects in Marion County. The foundation’s board of directors approved the grants in a Nov. 14 board meeting.Read More.