On-Demand Assistance

As part of its Neighborhood Empowerment Pathways initiative, The Indianapolis Foundation is pleased to provide community-based and grassroots organizations access to short-term technical assistance. On-demand assistance offers leaders access to professional advisors who can help tackle questions or concerns. In completing this request form, selected organizations may receive three hours of help at no cost. The assistance may require 2-3 sessions with the professional advisor and must be completed within 45 days. Engagements cannot be extended beyond three hours of time.

Examples of assistance may include, but are not limited to:

  • helping to clarify board roles and responsibilities
  • reviewing previously submitted grant proposals and providing feedback
  • helping to create a memorandum of understanding for partners
  • reviewing existing logic models,
  • developing short client surveys to solicit feedback
  • advising on hiring new employees or volunteers

Fill out the form below to request assistance.


Basic Details

Organization Details

Website, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.
Annual budget for 2021
Are you currently working with one of the Indianapolis Foundation’s Community Leadership Officers?
How long has it provided programs or services for residents in Marion County?
Please indicate which entity your organization represents.
What are the primary focus areas of your work?
Have you applied for grant funding from the Central Indiana Community Foundation philanthropic collaborative in the last 3 years?

Type Of Assistance

Please select which area you would like on-demand assistance.
Please Note: On-demand assistance focuses on tackling specific questions or concerns within the organization and is not renewable.
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