The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of CICF, today introduced The Movement of 10,000 (MVMT10K), a digital platform with the purpose to inform, inspire and ignite equitable change and justice for Indianapolis and the larger Central Indiana community.Read More.
The District Theatre has been awarded a three-year $350,000 grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will help create a professional training and development hub for Black theater artists and technicians: and support the production of six plays by Black Indiana playwrights, themed around Indianapolis’ historic Indiana Avenue.Read More.
-by Gabrielle Sanchez Steenberger Communications Associate, CICF In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, I sat down with Fabio Yataco, community leadership officer at The Indianapolis Foundation, who has been recognized several times as a leader in our philanthropic community. He recently joined the Líderes (leaders) fellowship,—a program created by Hispanics in Philanthropy—that celebrates and connects […]Read More.
In partnership with PitchFeast, IMPACT Central Indiana hosted its pitch competition on Sept. 26. All the entrepreneurs shared creative concepts and brought a passion to impact. In the end, we were able to invest in three Black and Brown-led businesses with investment capital and other wraparound services. These investments ignite innovation in our community.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.