Herbert Simon Family Foundation

Herbert Simon Family Foundation is a private family operating foundation. Established in 1999, the foundation has been providing support for organizations in hopes of creating more equitable, sustainable and vibrant communities with an emphasis on Central Indiana. In 2011, Herbert Simon Family Foundation expanded its board to include the second generation of the family and engaged CICF’s philanthropic services, including strategic charitable advising and grant-making counsel.

The foundation promotes social justice in the areas of:

  • Arts & culture
  • Basic needs
  • Education
  • Environment (including animal welfare)
  • Healthy living

Herbert Simon Family Foundation Grant Request

Thank you for your interest in applying for funding from the Herbert Simon Family Foundation.

We are currently making improvements to our grant application process and will post the 2020 grant-making guidelines and application process in February 2020. If you would like to be notified when the 2020 grant application is available, please contact HerbertSimonFamilyFoundation@cicf.org.


Reporting on a Current Grant?

Please complete the CICF common grant report form.