• CICF Announces New Board Leadership image

    Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) and its affiliates, The Indianapolis Foundation and Legacy Fund, have announced additions and new leadership for their boards of directors. Changes were approved in December board meetings and are effective immediately.

  • Former Lieutenant Governor Among Eight New Women’s Fund of Central Indiana Advisory Board Members image

    Women’s Fund of Central Indiana has announced additions to its advisory board effective immediately. For the second year, Melissa Proffitt, managing partner at Ice Miller LLP, will serve as board chair. She is joined by eight new advisory board members.

  • Women’s Fund of Central Indiana Names New Development Director image

    Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, a special interest fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced Kamala Spencer as its new development director. Working closely with the Women’s Fund board, Spencer will coordinate successful and sustainable development, fundraising and donation campaigns that support the transformative work of Women’s Fund.

  • Legacy Fund Awards $83,500 to Hamilton County Not-For-Profits image

    In its last grant allocation of 2016, Legacy Fund, a Central Indiana Community Foundation affiliate serving Hamilton County, awarded $83,500 to 10 not-for-profit organizations. Grantees receiving funding help to meet the increasing needs in Hamilton County, and break down barriers for various demographics of its residents.

  • Women’s Fund Awards $215,591 to Local Not-For-Profits image

    Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, a special interest fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), has awarded $215,591 to 15 not-for-profit organizations that are making our community’s women and girls stronger, healthier and more self-sufficient through programs that address domestic abuse, the gender pay gap, immigration, reproductive healthcare and more.

  • CICF Announces Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipients image

    The four-year, full-tuition scholarship recipients were nominated by interview committees at The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate serving Marion County, and Legacy Fund, a CICF affiliate serving Hamilton County. Seventy-two and thirty-five students were interviewed in each county, respectively, and finalists names were submitted to Independent Colleges of Indiana, Inc. for final scholarship selections.

  • A City Inspired by Design image

    Architectural design and placemaking play an integral role in a city’s ability to develop, attract and retain highly-educated, creative, entrepreneurial and community-minded citizens. That is why creating and supporting inspiring places is a key element of CICF’s three-pronged community leadership initiative.

  • Over $1 Million Grants to 47 Area Not-for-Profits image

    CICF recently awarded $1,078,372 to 49 area not-for-profit organizations through The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate, and Central Indiana Senior Fund, a CICF field of interest fund. Grants were approved by their respective boards and committee members in November.

  • Angel Investment Updates: Winter 2016 image

    Nearly 80 organizations, individuals and families have chosen to invest in innovative and transformative projects as angel investors with Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF). Thank you. Your faith and action inspires our organization to reach higher and strive for better and bigger successes for our community. We believe that, together, we can be the difference Central Indiana needs to become the best community in the world.

  • Now Accepting Applications for Dozens of Scholarships image

    The application period for scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $20,000, is now open.

  • Efroymson Family Fund Awards Millionth Dollar to Contemporary Visual Artists image

    The Efroymson Family Fund, a donor-advised fund of the CICF, announced the recipients of the 2016 Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship at a private reception on November 17, 2016 in Chicago.

  • Legacy Fund Celebrates 25 Years of Philanthropy in Hamilton County image

    During this year’s Celebration of Philanthropy, Terry Anker, president of Legacy Fund since 2011, announced he will leave his position in March 2017. Anker has had an impressive five-year tenure with Legacy Fund.