Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. today announced another matching challenge for the Keep Ann Dancing campaign. Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) will match all donations, dollar for dollar, for the next $25,000 raised from the community for Ann Dancing. The matching opportunity starts Saturday, June 22 and runs through the last day of the crowdfunding campaign, Saturday, June 29. This opportunity doubles the impact of each gift made to support Ann Dancing and all of the free and ac…Read More.
As CICF began to better to understand the profound achievement and opportunity gap holding people back in our community, we knew it was time to change. We didn’t know exactly what to do or how to do it, but something had to be done. We had to take a hard look at ourselves; listen, learn and be willing to make mistakes along the way.Read More.
At any given time, the Marion County Jail incarcerates about 2,400 people, 84% of whom are held pretrial, Robin Steinberg, executive director of The Bail Project, told Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) Angel Investors on June 6. The Bail Project is working to combat mass incarceration nationally and locally by paying bail and offering wraparound services for individuals who otherwise could not afford bail.Read More.
CICF's philanthropic advising services are one key feature that sets our donor-advised funds apart. The CICF Professional Advisor Leadership Council (PALC) got to experience first-hand the kinds of exercises we take individuals and families through in order to become strategic and intentional philanthropists.Read More.
Hamilton County Community Foundation board of directors announced the allocation of $92,500 to 12 not-for-profit organizations serving Hamilton County. A portion of the total awarded ($15,000) was allocated to organizations selected by the LINK Youth Advisory Council.Read More.
CICF announced a new mission in 2018 and recently launched its strategic plan for Marion County. We understand some of our grantees and partners may have questions as a result. CICF’s community leadership team recorded a presentation to answer some of our most frequently asked questions about Marion County grants.Read More.