2015 program includes two phases: Phase I allocation will expedite support for 2015 programs focused on summertime jobs and other crime deterrents for youth; Phase II applications and details to be announced July 1, 2015. INDIANAPOLIS, IN (April 1, 2015) – The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, has been selected by… Continue reading.

  • The Indianapolis Foundation awards $1.7 million to support Marion County Needs image

    The Indianapolis Foundation board of directors approved and awarded $1,761,000 in grants to 39 not-for-profits serving Marion County residents on March 10, 2015. Grant requests were approved by The Indianapolis Foundation board of directors and made possible by generations of community donations to the Endowment for Indianapolis (an unrestricted endowment). Supplemental funding for these grants… Continue reading.


    The Legacy Fund board of directors, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation serving Hamilton County, awarded $21,000 in grants to three local not-for-profit organizations: Girls on the Run of Hamilton County; Best Buddies Indiana and; Hamilton County Area Neighborhood Development, Inc. The grants were awarded at the board’s March 11, 2015 meeting. A 10-week… Continue reading.

  • They’ve done great things for Central Indiana. We’re going to help them do more. image

    At CICF, we strive to partner with community leaders to make a transformational impact on organizations in Central Indiana. That’s why, this year, we’re partnering with the IBJ’s 2015 Forty Under 40 to award $40,000 in grants to local community organizations. To help in their decision-making process, CICF will lead a philanthropic workshop in which the Forty… Continue reading.

  • Feeding Meters to Fight Homelessness image

    Repurposed parking meters aim to make homelessness short-lived. For the nearly 8,000 of the more than 928,000 residents that call Marion County home, home isn’t four walls and a roof. For them – the homeless – no home exists, just a never-ending struggle to find shelter, food, help and care. Created in 1996, the Coalition… Continue reading.

  • Legacy Fund of Hamilton County Announces 2015 Leadership Changes image

    New chair, board members for Hamilton County community foundation Legacy Fund has announced new leadership and membership for its 2015 board of directors, effective January 1, 2015. Mr. Michael Daugherty, assistant vice president of Key Private Bank, replaces Mr. Corby Thompson as board chair of Legacy Fund; Mr. Thompson remains as a board director. Mr…. Continue reading.

  • Legacy Fund of Hamilton County Awards $71,394 in Grants image

    Grants provide support to organizations enhancing their community. Legacy Fund of Hamilton County, an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, awarded a total of $71,394 in grants upon Legacy Fund’s Board of Directors’ approval at its November 2014 meeting. Grants were allocated to 12 not-for-profit organizations in Hamilton County that share Legacy Fund’s goal… Continue reading.