Angel Investors

CICF and its affiliates, The Indianapolis Foundation and Hamilton County Community Foundation, believe in the power of collaboration. By adding others to the equation and working together, we achieve more powerful results.

That is the role of our angel investors. They support our community leadership initiatives, and it is all possible by passionate, dedicated community investors like you.

Our angel investors directly invest in the personnel and infrastructure required to push our ambitious, transformative community projects forward. Recent successes include:

  • Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick—an eight-mile urban trail that is the central hub and connector of over 40 miles of greenway trails in Central Indiana
  • 37 Place: The Heartbeat of Martindale Brightwood—a multi-generational community center concept with neighbor-led services in the historically fractured Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood
  • Coxhall Gardens—a 125-acre “oasis in a sea of homes” with wide public access and a signature centerpiece of Hamilton County, preserving idyllic green space
  • Centers for Working Families—six community centers in Indianapolis that deploy “wrap-around” services to disadvantaged families to help guide them on a path to economic self-sufficiency
  • Grameen Indianapolis—this Nobel Peace Prize-winning international micro-finance model arrived in Indianapolis in May 2011, making us the third city in North America with a Grameen branch
  • CEOs For Cities: Livability Challenge—a “civic lab” for innovative urban ideas and solutions that works to advance great cities in America, hosted in Indianapolis by CICF
  • Talent Dividend—a project of CEO’s for Cities in Central Indiana to increase the adult population with four-year college degrees and provide a $1.3 billion annual economic dividend to the region
  • 21st Century Scholar Enrollment—a collaboration led by CICF, IPS teachers, counselors, and principals to increase the enrollment percentage of high school students
  • College Success in Decatur and Warren Township Schools—this pilot program brings proven approaches from not-for-profit organizations to the students in these two ambitious districts
  • SNAP—incubated by Hamilton County Community Foundation, this program is aimed at reducing adolescent alcohol and drug use and promotes education on the dangers of impaired driving
  • Youth Assistance Program—currently being implemented in Hamilton County, this program provides a critical connection between community assets— schools, programs, caring police—to keep at-risk youth out of the court system and on track for graduation

angel investors as of FEB. 2021

Cliff & Lisa Allen
Adam & Margaret Arceneaux
Axis Architecture + Interiors
Aasif & Tasia Bade
Ron & Helmi Banta
David Becker
BMO Financial Group
Bob & Helen Brody
Browning Day
Bruce & Julie Buchanan
Care Institute Group, Inc.
Justin & Darrianne Christian
Citizens Energy Group
Collina Foundation
Corteva Agriscience
Thomas E. & Susan R. Dapp
John & Kathy Davis
Christel DeHaan Family Foundation
Rollie & Cheri Dick
Ted & Kim Dickman
Greg & Traci Dolan
Dorsey Foundation, Inc.
Dr. Larry & Claudette Einhorn
Elements Financial Federal Credit Union
Eskenazi Health
John & Martha Hoover/Patachou Inc.
Mike & Melanie Fitzgerald
Gershman Partners
Marianne Glick & Mike Woods
Glick Philanthropies
Greg & Libby Hahn
Michael & Judy Harrington
J.C. Hart Company, Inc.
Roger & Tonya Harvey
Huntington National Bank
Craig Huse & Steve Huse – St. Elmo Steak House
I.U. Health Foundation
Indianapolis Power & Light
Duane Ingram
Katz, Sapper & Miller
The Keramida Foundation for Education & Art
Key Bank
The Knall Family
Michele Janin & Tom Linebarger
Lumina Foundation
Jay & Anne Merrell
Bob & Gayle Meyer
Bill & Ann Moreau
Kristy Murphy
Sam & Alexis Odle
Old National Bank
Bill & Maureen Owen
Charlie & Jackie Pechette
Myrta Pulliam
Barney Quinn & Claudia Somes, M.D.
Tony & Marya Rose
Rundell Ernstberger Associates
Samerian Foundation, Inc.
Schmidt Associates
Bridget Shuel-Fancher
Simmons Family Foundation
Herbert Simon Family Foundation
Somerset CPAs
Strada Education Network
Studio Science
Charles & Peggy Sutphin
Gene & Rosie Tanner
Phillip A. Terry
Gary & Jennifer Vigran
Steve & Brenda Walker
Bill & Roberta Witchger
Brantley & Lorene Wright
Gene & Mary Ann Zink