Joan and Doug Zipes, married 54 years, know a thing or two about family and philanthropy. Both Joan and Doug grew up watching their parents give back in whatever way they could. For Doug, who grew up less fortunate than his wife, that meant his parents opening their home to family of friends and providing meals, even when they barely had enough themselves.Read More.
The Carmel Clay Public Library Foundation’s endowment, opened in 1993 at Legacy Fund, had become dormant in recent years, but that changed last year when a couple made a significant gift to the endowment just as the library was celebrating its centennial year.Read More.
In 2007, a new facility was built in Noblesville based on projections that it needed to house at least 50 youth. In 2009 we worked with Legacy Fund to launch a pilot version of Youth Assistance Program and the numbers fell drastically. The facility is now at 14 percent capacity and youth being detained is half of what it was at its height in 2009.Read More.
Mike & Sue Smith are the recipients of Legacy Fund's 2015 Living Legacy Award. In addition to their support to CICF and Legacy Fund, they are involved with many organizations across Central Indiana.Read More.
Legacy Fund of Hamilton County, an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, awarded a total of $134,500 in grants upon Legacy Fund’s board of directors’ approval at its May 12, 2015 meeting.
Grants were allocated to 16 not-for-profit organizations that share Legacy Fund’s goal to transform and improve Hamilton County for its residents. The LINK Advisory Council, a youth-based philanthropic council created by Legacy Fund in 2002, also awarded $10,000 to four not-for-prof…Read More.