The event—sponsored by Hylant Group, Inc—served both as a grand opening of the innovative co-working and meeting space, the Collaboration Hub, and a not-for-profit showcase. Despite the weather conditions, the organizations and guests persevered for the evening. While guests dined on cuisine and beverages from Ritz Charles’ Simply Served Catering, the attendees had the opportunity to learn and engage with the participating organizations making transformative changes in our communi…Read More.
Hamilton County Community Foundation, an affiliate of CICF, approved grants and investments for Hamilton County not-for-profits, projects and initiatives totaling $175,804. These grants were awarded towards increasing capacity, expansion, projects, and initiatives in Hamilton County that serve within at least one of the three community leadership pillars of the foundation. These pillars are mental health, family […]Read More.
The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of CICF, recently awarded grants totaling $846,250. The foundation awarded $544,00 in responsive grants and $302,250 in proactive grants that align with the foundation’s five community leadership initiatives. The five community leadership initiatives for Marion County are: family stabilization economic mobility criminal justice reform neighborhood empowerment and placemaking dismantling systemic racism “These investments are crucial [&…Read More.
September is Hispanic heritage month, celebrating the stories and identities of individuals of Latin or Spanish descent from numerous countries. some of our latinx staff SHARED their experiences. NOTE: Individuals who fall under the historically used “Hispanic” term have varying experiences and may choose to identify with several different labels, including but not limited to; […]Read More.
Imagine being 22-years-old and spending the next 24 years in prison for crimes you did not commit. Then, finally, the state recognizes that they locked up the wrong guy, and you are exonerated and released into a fast-paced, technology-crazed society that resembles very little of the life you once had. Now, imagine that while trying to reintegrate into an almost unrecognizable society, you have to also figure out how to survive with no money, no driver’s license, no car, no health care, and…Read More.
Central Indiana Senior Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, awarded grants to 31 senior-serving not-for-profits totaling $979,762. The Senior Fund advisory board selected organizations that continue to provide essential services to the senior community in Central Indiana during the COVID-19 pandemic. Central Indiana Senior Fund reassessed its 2020 grantmaking guidelines to effectively respond to emerging senior and organizational needs in response to…Read More.