Last year, Ritz Charles submitted Celebration of Philanthropy for the “Best Event with a Legacy” award from International Live Events Association —and it won! If you were with us in 2018, you know it really was a memorable and award-worthy evening. And this year will be no exception.Read More.
Carmel-based software product design and development company, SEP, has announced the formation of The SEP Foundation, a fund of Hamilton County Community Foundation. The SEP Foundation has allocated $75,000 to grant recipients throughout the Indianapolis area.Read More.
Estate planning, real estate and business succession planning lawyer Gary Chapman, Bose McKinney & Evans, CPA Bill Owen, BGBC Partners LLP, and CPA and wealth planner Jeff Yu, Column Capital Advisors, guided their client, a joint real estate and LLC owner, in the donation of their interest in the LLC prior to the sale of the commercial real estate owned by the LLC. This resulted in their client avoiding most—if not all—capital gains tax liability associated with the increase in value of t…Read More.
Hamilton County Community Foundation has selected three Hamilton County residents to receive its annual Community Pillar Awards. The 2019 honorees are Scott Fadness, mayor of the City of Fishers, Dan Clark, vice chancellor for Ivy Tech’s Noblesville Campus, and Lauren Guynn, executive director for Shepherd’s Center of Hamilton County. Award recipients will be recognized at the 11th annual Celebration of Philanthropy at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, at Ritz Charles in Carmel.Read More.
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.