Not-for-profits, Residents Gather at Hamilton County Community Foundation’s Celebration of Philanthropy
At its annual Celebration of Philanthropy event on Nov. 7, Hamilton County Community Foundation honored three community leaders, each of whom allocated a $5,000 grant to the organization of their choice. The foundation also announced a campaign to raise $1 million for the unrestricted Endowment for Hamilton County. If raised, those funds will be matched 2:1 through Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT), an initiative of Lilly Endowment Inc, and would increase the foundation’s grant-makin…Read More.
Hamilton County Community Foundation Honors “Community Pillars”
Hamilton County Community Foundation has selected three Hamilton County residents to receive its annual Community Pillar Awards. The 2019 honorees are Scott Fadness, mayor of the City of Fishers, Dan Clark, vice chancellor for Ivy Tech’s Noblesville Campus, and Lauren Guynn, executive director for Shepherd’s Center of Hamilton County. Award recipients will be recognized at the 11th annual Celebration of Philanthropy at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, at Ritz Charles in Carmel.Read More.
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.
The Indianapolis Foundation Now Accepting Phase II Community Crime Prevention Grant Applications
The Indianapolis Foundation, a Central Indiana Community Foundation affiliate, has announced that it is accepting applications for phase II of the Community Crime Prevention Grants Program starting July 1 through July 31. The grant program is funded from public resources allocated annually by Indianapolis City-County Council and has been administered by the Indianapolis Foundation since 2013.Read More.
The Indianapolis Foundation Awards $2.3+ Million to Support Marion County Needs
  The Indianapolis Foundation board of directors approved and awarded $2,392,396 in grants to 33 projects and not-for-profit organizations serving Marion County residents at its May 12, 2015 board meeting. 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 […]Read More.