“Before you have grass, you have roots. Before you have roots, you have seeds. You need to understand what that seed needs to grow. You can’t go in and give it something if you don’t understand what it needs,” Beatrice Beverly, CICF ambassador for Martindale Brightwood, explained to CICF Angel Investors at an event on May 31.
The philosophy Beatrice spoke of—truly, deeply understanding a need before declaring a solution—is the foundation of CICF’s ambassador program. CICF is …Read More.
Each year, Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) angel investors—nearly 80 individuals, families and organizations—invest in innovative and transformative projects to make Marion and Hamilton counties thrive. Inside are nine ways angel investors' partnership and inspiration helped to transform our corner of the world in 2017.Read More.
On Wednesday, April 19, CICF convened its angel investors to talk about a bold new approach to personal mobility in Indianapolis. Panelists at the event included some of the city’s best connectors: Bryan Luellen, director of public affairs for IndyGo; Andre T. Denman, principal park and greenways planner for City of Indianapolis Department of Parks and Recreation; and Irena Goloschokin, CICF personal mobility consultant and former vice president of research and development of T2 Systems.Read More.
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.Read More.
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.Read More.
At the April 20 Angel Investor meeting, Tech leaders Scott Dorsey, managing partner, High Alpha; Mike Fitzgerald, partner, High Alpha; and Mark Hill, managing partner, Collina Ventures discussed how Central Indiana’s tech scene stacks up against larger markets.Read More.