At the annual Festival of Philanthropy, Hamilton County Community Foundation, part of the Central Indiana Community Foundation philanthropic collaborative, celebrated the work of over 50 not-for-profit organizations with a showcase and also awarded three not-for-profit audiences selected Pillar Award grants. During the event, presented by Samerian Foundation, attendees interacted with the many different organizations committed to serving the communities of Hamilton County and then voted for t…Read More.
The Festival of Philanthropy—presented by the Samerian Foundation—rounded out National Philanthropy Day with an evening of food, friends and fun. The venue, Ritz Charles in Carmel, served as the perfect stage for showcasing Hamilton County not-for-profits building equity together in the community. While guests hopped from booth to booth to learn about these transformative changes, local music and food stations created a true festival feel.Read More.
Hamilton County Community Foundation, an affiliate of CICF, approved grants and investments for Hamilton County not-for-profits, projects and initiatives totaling $183,224. The Hamilton County Community Foundation board of directors has approved grants and investments for Hamilton County not-for-profits, projects and initiatives totaling $183,224. Grants support projects and initiatives within the foundation’s three community leadership pillars—mental health, family and youth …Read More.
In preparation for the eighth annual Dancing with Our Stars event, Tom Kilian, president of Hamilton County Community Foundation and IMPACT Central Indiana, & Olga Cansino are ready to take the floor. Read More.
Hamilton County Community Foundation’s board of directors has approved grants and investments for Hamilton County not-for-profits, projects and initiatives totaling $123,000. In addition to these grants, the LINK Youth Advisory Council awarded $23,000 to Hamilton County organizations. Read More.
2020 was a year filled with unique challenges, some that were incredibly unexpected and others that were previously ignored by too many for too long. Within these challenges is profound tragedy and loss. There also lies an incredible opportunity to collectively learn how we as a community—and as a foundation—can do better. This year has proven that our commitment to equity and reconciliation is in direct alignment with what is needed to make our community in Central Indiana a place where …Read More.