Promoting College persistence Now more than ever, a college education is crucial to a more successful career and life. Yet, with rising tuition costs, many young people don’t have the resources required to earn one. With more than 100 scholarship funds under management, CICF offers criti…Read More.
Reading and art for all In middle-income neighborhoods, the ratio of books per child is 13-to-1. In low-income neighborhoods, the ratio is one age-appropriate book for 300 children. The Public Collection is a public art and literacy project developed by Rachel M. Simon to improve li…Read More.
Turning Wrenches, Busting Knuckles, Giving Back Auto mechanic graduate creates scholarship for future students Busted knuckles, greasy hands, oil under fingernails: just a few “perks” for graduates of Ivy Tech’s two-year General Motors Automotive Service Education Program (GM ASEP). …Read More.
Kiss checkbook giving goodbye! -from Ruthie Purcell-Jones Circles. If Indianapolis were to designate a city shape, it’d be a circle hands down. Monument Circle, Hamilton County round-a-bouts, I-465 loop, basketball hoops, bicycle wheels, Indianapolis Motor Speedway… circle, circle and …Read More.
On the face of it, the current merger and acquisition (M&A) boom we’re in the midst of would seem to be a good thing. How big of a boom is it? Earlier this year KPMG LLP released a report that gushed, “The boom is back: M&A reemerges as leading growth strategy.” And it’s no…Read More.
Knowledge, experience and commitment to transformational philanthropy make CICF a singular resource for professional advisors from all fields. Professional advisors — CPAs, financial planners, estate lawyers and more — frequently play a quiet, yet invaluable role in how Central Indiana…Read More.