As a young girl growing up in the midst of many elders, I was ingrained with understanding the importance of my existence. I grew up knowing and being deeply embedded in loving relationships with all four of my grandparents—and even two of my great grandparents. I’ve been blessed to have grandparents all my life, including my 91-year-old maternal grandmother to this day. Each and every one of them displayed a virtue that I learned early and had no choice but to embrace...resiliency.Read More.
Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) elected new directors and leadership for its board of directors and the boards of its affiliates, The Indianapolis Foundation and Hamilton County Community Foundation, as well as the Advisory Board for Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, a CICF fund. All changes are effective immediately.Read More.
The SECURE Act, signed into law at the end of December and effective Jan. 1, 2020, has sent estate planning attorneys, financial advisors, accountants and insurance professionals into a frenzy to figure out how the law will impact their clients’ retirement and estate plans.Read More.
In 2019, Central Indiana Community Foundation, The Indianapolis Foundation and Hamilton County Community Foundation launched bold strategic plans for Marion and Hamilton counties—and then went to work to create communities where all individuals have equitable opportunity to reach their full potential—no matter place, race or identity.Read More.
Central Indiana Senior Fund, a special interest fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, awarded grants to 25 senior-serving not-for-profit organizations totaling $715,189. The Senior Fund advisory board selected organizations that alleviate barriers and create opportunities for a growing senior population in Central Indiana.Read More.
Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, a CICF fund, recently awarded grants to 14 local organizations totaling $241,500. These grants support projects that align with the Women’s Fund mission to make this a community where all women and girls have an equitable opportunity to reach her full potential—no matter her place, race or identity.Read More.