Legislation has been introduced in the US Senate (Accelerated Charitable Efforts Act) which could be the most significant change to donor-advised funds since they were created 80 years ago. The proposed legislation is designed to accelerate payouts from donor-advised funds and foundations to get more money into the hands of organizations that need it more quickly, but, some have said, it is “a solution in need of a problem.” Read More.
The Indianapolis City-County Council, in partnership with the Office of Public Health and Safety and Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) has announced the recipients of the first round of funding made available through the Council District Crime Prevention Grants Program.Read More.
meet makenzie healy. She is the new opportunity, equity and inclusion coordinator at CICF. In this role, she oversees the day-to-day operations of the department and serves as the liaison to CICF’s community ambassadors. What excites you about your new role? What excites me about this new role is the ability to do such meaningful […]Read More.
After 100 days under the current presidency, thousands flocked to Washington D.C. to demand immigration reform. Hector Morales Hernandez, local activist and CICF grants coordinator, made the trek to join in on the action. We sat down for an interview to explore his experience on that day with the organization Movimiento CosechaRead More.
Travis is the new director of development and gift planning at CICF. In this role, Travis works with fundholders to create new donor-directed funds in various ways, including various gift planning vehicles.Read More.
By Noah Sandel (they/them) strategic communications and media specialist, Hamilton County Community Foundation A percentage of the population suffered more. And they have suffered more. Me? Well, I’m mixed race and am often found frolicking beneath the LGBTQ+ umbrella. My passions find roots in my adolescence, experiences, family, and my evolving environments. What role do […]Read More.