Beginning in June, CICF fund holders have been gathering monthly with our community leadership and effective philanthropy experts to engage in deeper conversations around the organization’s new mission and strategic initiatives. Last month, our session focused on two of the initiatives in Marion County— economic mobility and dismantling systemic racism.Read More.
by Marshawn Wolley Steering committee member, African American Legacy Fund of Indianapolis This country has just over 20 black donor-advised or community-interest funds at community foundations—with one in Columbus and South Bend. It is past time Indianapolis had one. Earlier this year, the Central Indiana Community Foundation announced the formal launch of the African American […]Read More.
by Clayton De Fur Senior Community Leadership Officer For years, CICF staff has worked collaboratively to connect fund holder interests and passions with the pressing needs of our community here in Central Indiana. With CICF Connect, our portal for fund holders, this process is easier than ever before. Now, we are able to directly connect […]Read More.
A corporate giving story by Urology of Indiana Urology of Indiana began working with Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) in 2016 to establish the Urology of Indiana Charitable Fund. The vision for the fund was to support organizations that serve unmet healthcare needs in the communities in which Urology of Indiana provides care. The fund […]Read More.
Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) today announced the hiring of Leroy Robinson as the foundation's first director of major gifts and Robin Elmerick as not-for-profit sustainability officer. Both positions are effective immediately.Read More.
Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) and its affiliates, The Indianapolis Foundation and Hamilton County Community Foundation, have awarded 185 scholarships totaling over $1.4 million for the 2019-2020 academic year. Recipients will receive varying scholarship amounts—the maximum award for some scholarships is equal to full tuition. Committees, comprised of donors and community volunteers, selected this year’s recipients for 44 different scholarship funds established at CICF or one…Read More.