When Carmel-Clay Middle School teachers, Liana Giles and Allison Martin, proposed taking a civil rights trip, school administrators didn’t hesitate to agree. And a grant from Hamilton County Community Foundation made the trip a reality.Read More.
You don’t know what you don’t know. And in regard to race in America, if you are a White individual, like myself, we have to realize that there are giant holes in what we think we know about race and racism in our country and its history.Read More.
While we celebrate the thousands of individuals who recently graduated from high school, we cannot forget about the thousands who did not. Even among the graduates, many won’t seek vocational, technical or trade credentials, pursue a traditional degree, or begin a career. EmployIndy estimates 30,000 people in Indianapolis, ages 16-24, are not enrolled or employed. And they are disproportionately people of color.Read More.
A new collaborative has been established with a $400,000 grant to reengage “opportunity youth” in Central Indiana. EmployIndy estimates that in Indianapolis, more than 30,000 people, ages 16-24, are not employed or enrolled. The collaborative is the first initiative of the Community Leadership Innovation Fund, a fund at Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) comprised of five philanthropic leaders—Lori Efroymson-Aguilera, Marianne Glick, Myrta Pulliam, Cindy Simon Skjodt, Charlie S…Read More.
With the announcement of CICF’s new mission and strategic direction comes new opportunities to engage—in a new and more direct way—with people interested in addressing our community’s deeply rooted disparities. Our board and staff have bravely and boldly made a generational commitment to address racial inequities. We are ready and willing to do this work while continuing to make your client’s and any charitably minded person’s philanthropy match their passions and interests. We do…Read More.
The Community Crime Prevention Grant Program is accepting applications for its 2019-2020 funding round, now through July 31, 2019. 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.