A Message from CICF’s Director of Effective Philanthropy
As a fund holder and valued philanthropic partner with CICF, you were invited to the public announcement of our new strategic plan for Marion County, which took place April 11. In this staff blog, Nora Woodman invites fund holders to learn about CICF’s new strategic direction and how it will affect the services we provide to fund holders. We remain dedicated to making philanthropy meaningful and helping you achieve your philanthropic goals.Read More.
Staff blog from CICF intern, Nych Weaver
Nych Weaver is a senior at IUPUI School of Public and Environment Affairs who has worked for CICF as an intern since Feb. 5, 2018. He will graduate this summer with a degree in management. What do you do at CICF? I am an intern and split my time between CICF and Carriage House East […]Read More.
Investing in Opportunity Youth with Pamela Ross
In this month’s staff blog, Pamela Ross, community investment officer, emphasizes the importance of organizations that engage “opportunity youth,” young adults, ages 16-24, who are out of school, not enlisted and not working. It is a moral imperative, says Ross, to invest in this demographic in order to create a more inclusive economy and build the dreams of all youth.Read More.
Meet Clayton De Fur, CICF community investment officer
I am a community investment officer, which means I maintain strong relationships with not-for-profit organizations and offer technical assistance and advice for seeking grants from CICF and elsewhere. I focus on not-for-profits in the areas of arts and culture, environment, food access and nutrition, animal welfare and health and disability. I also oversee the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship program and the CICF scholarship programs, which involves maintaining relationships with high sc…Read More.
Staff Blog: Andrew Black
At CICF, Andrew Black is part of a team that responsibly stewards philanthropic resources to organizations in Central Indiana that are improving the quality of life for all people in the region. Black works primarily with local arts & culture organizations, including a new initiative related to arts and education.Read More.


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