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.
The mosaic Program aims to make not-for-profit boards more equitable The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, and Leadership Indianapolis have announced recipients of the Mosaic Fellowship. The Mosaic Fellowship is an evolution of The Indianapolis Foundation Fellowship, launched in 2016 in honor of the foundation’s centennial. Mosaic is designed to increase diversity on Indianapolis boards of directors so […]Read More.
The Curb-Cut Effect is a brilliant illustration of how a benefit bestowed on a small group of people has the power to spread opportunity up and outward to the larger population. Initially created to improve accessibility to people using wheelchairs, the curb cut unintentionally improved accessibility to all. Tashi Copeland, communications manager, explores the history of the curb cut and how the lessons learned from its wide adoption can be applied to other acts of equity.Read More.
As we continue to navigate through this global pandemic, it is important to keep in mind that not all residents of Central Indiana will have an equitable return to normalcy once COVID is behind us. While many will begin that daily commute to the office, others will wake up still searching for employment, a safe place to live, or their next warm meal. As we begin to embrace family and friends once more, some will mourn the loss of a loved one. A return to normalcy will be difficult—if not im…Read More.
The Violent Crime Prevention Grant Program is accepting applications now through Nov. 5 for its 2021-2022 funding round. The program is funded from public resources allocated annually by the Indianapolis-Marion County City-County Council and administered by The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF). Read More.