Nestled in the city of Noblesville, local not-for-profit Hamilton County Area Neighborhood Development, Inc. (HAND) is making strides in improving housing conditions for residents in the area. Though the organization was officially founded in 2003 – its early beginnings stretch back to 2000, when a group of Hamilton County residents began a task force to address housing needs.Read More.
Meet Trilanda Colbert. Mother. Entrepreneur. Nutrition Coach. Colbert was a winner of the 2021 IMPACT Central Indiana PitchFeast investment competition. At the event, she showcased her business, Kei2health—designed to help people set, achieve and maintain sustainable healthy lifestyle changes.
Colbert recently became the first IMPACT investee to complete the cycle of “recycling philanthropy” with IMPACT Central Indiana. Investments made through IMPACT are directed to businesse…Read More.
In honor of Labor Day, Gabrielle Sanchez-Steenberger, communications associate, shares her recent experiences with community organizing among fellow graduate students to create more equity in higher education.Read More.
Women’s Fund of Central Indiana is committed to ensuring organizations that are led by people of color— and serve mostly women and girls of color— have an equal opportunity to receive funding. To accomplish this, the Women’s Fund Advisory Board set aside funds for and created the Thrive grant round. We are excited so many […]Read More.
Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) elected new directors for its board of directors. The Indianapolis Foundation and Hamilton County Community Foundation, both CICF affiliates, have also appointed new directors and have had transitions in board leadership, as well as the advisory board for Women’s Fund of Central Indiana and the board of directors for The William E. English Foundation Inc., […]Read More.
Today, Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) and the City of Indianapolis announced the newest recipients of the Violent Crime Reduction Grant Program. Thirty organizations will receive a total of $2,897,000 for projects that develop and implement integrated, evidence-based practices to prevent and reduce crime in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of CICF, administers these grants using criteria and funding allocated annually by the Indianapolis City-County Council.Read More.