Investments to support organizations serving seniors in the community Central Indiana Senior Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), announced grant funding of $1,085,000 to 44 organizations serving Central Indiana seniors. The fund invests in organizations and programs that serve seniors—ages 55 and older—who have low- to moderate-income or experience isolation from community […]Read More.
The Indianapolis Foundation has launched Neighborhood Empowerment Pathways, a three-year, $3 million partnership with Cummins, Inc. and The City of Indianapolis to sustain grassroots not-for-profits that are closest to the community’s assets and challenges, and through their proximity, uniquely positioned to supply solutions and seize opportunities. The partnership makes possible trainings, such as Executive Mindset, Strategic Planning for Grassroots and Community-Based Organizations, and D…Read More.
The African American Legacy Fund of Indianapolis (AALFI), a major fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), has announced a $100,000 grant opportunity for one organization addressing wealth-building and preservation activities in the local Black community.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 Neighbor Relief Fund of Marion County (NRF) was created in April of 2020 and has been managed with fluidity given the rapidly evolving nature of the pandemic. The fund is aligned with CICF’s equity goals, is resident-engaged, and prioritizes neighborhood-based, grassroots organizations that are serving under-appreciated neighborhoods and/or communities of color, including seniors, with programs that are easily accessible and provide meaningful relief to residents during this critical ti…Read More.
Over the last year, our grantmaking team, led by Andrew Black and Alicia Collins, directors of community leadership, have interrogated our responsive processes for grants made through The Indianapolis Foundation; worked closely with our neighbors and CICF Community Ambassadors; benchmarked against other foundations moving toward equity and anti-racism; and learned a lot through efforts to get COVID-19 relief to our most vulnerable neighbors who need it most. This diligence will allow us to ev…Read More.
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